- Hawks' Wirtz creates Northwestern endowment fund Updated: Apr-18-14 4:04 am
- War of words in Northwestern-athletes' union fight Updated: Apr-17-14 1:58 pm
- Ohio begins pushback against college player unions Updated: Apr-12-14 1:25 pm
- NCAA 'disappointed' with Northwestern union ruling Updated: Mar-26-14 5:45 pm
CHICAGO - Chicago Blackhawks Chairman Rocky Wirtz and his wife Marilyn are creating an endowment fund for Northwestern University's theater program.
WASHINGTON - Northwestern University and a group trying to unionize college athletes are trading accusations as the National Labor Relations Board considers the school's appeal of a federal ruling that scholarship athletes essentially are employees of the university and therefore have the right to unionize, bargain collectively and even strike.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - State pushback against a movement to unionize college athletes has begun in Ohio, the football-loving heart of a heated anti-labor campaign in 2011 and home to one of America's highest-grossing collegiate franchises, the Ohio State Buckeyes.
CHICAGO - The NCAA says it's "disappointed" by a federal agency's ruling that Northwestern University football players can form the nation's first college athletes' union.