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Northwestern University outgoing senior quarterback KaColter makes his way beginning three days hearings before National Labor Relations Board Tuesday Feb.

Northwestern University outgoing senior quarterback Kain Colter makes his way to the beginning of three days of hearings before the National Labor Relations Board Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Chicago. The NLRB is scheduled to begin witness testimony on whether to approve a bid by Northwestern University football players who are trying to unionize. Colter is among the key witnesses in the case. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

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Updated: February 25, 2014 10:03AM



Northwestern players and coaches testify at a hearing before the NLRB to determine whether college athletes can form a union.


A union would dramatically change the landscape of college sports, and the NCAA maintains that students are not employees. The bid is being supported by the United Steelworkers union.

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