Union Bid at Northwestern U. Prompts Discussion of New Benefits for Athletes

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Shabazz Napier, a star basketball player at the U. of Connecticut, speaks with reporters this week. Earlier this month, after the Huskies won the national title, he raised questions about the NCAA’s academic priorities.
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On the eve of a historic vote at Northwestern University, where college football players will decide for the first time whether they want to form a labor union, the National Collegiate Athletic Association is set to take action on Thursday on a...

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