KAIN COLTER RUMORS & GOSSIP

College athletes take step toward forming union

CHICAGO (AP) Football players at Northwestern are spearheading the formation of a first-of-its-kind union for college athletes. Outgoing Wildcats quarterback Kain Colter joined union leaders Tuesday in Chicago to announce the creation of the College Athletes Players Association. He says the NCAA currently dictates conditions. He says athletes need "a seat at the table" to guarantee...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Northwestern Football Team begins to form college players union

On Tuesday, former Northwestern Wildcats quarterback Kain Colter took a historic step forward to change the NCAA system and to form a players union. From Yahoo! Sports: Paperwork signed by what union organizers say represents the majority of the current Wildcats football team was submitted Tuesday to the Chicago office of the National Labor Relations Board. Cards filled out by individual...
Via Diehardsport
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Northwestern Football Players Taking Step To Unionize, One Explains Effort On Reddit

Current and former college athletes have become very active in trying to gain more rights and representation in the lucrative world of college athletics, and now Northwestern football players are taking a huge step in this area. Led by quarterback Kain Colter, Northwestern players have gone through National College Players Association president Ramogi Huma to file the necessary paperwork...
Via College Spun
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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