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Players' rights turn to courts, maybe Congress

Published August 21, 2015

Nellie Drew, adjunct professor of sports law, is quoted in an article on CBS Sports about Monday’s decision by the National Labor Relations Board to deny the request by Northwestern football players to form the first union for athletes. “The ramifications are tremendous….I still think depending on the institution or the sport, you could make a really good argument that certain programs are employment relationships,” she said. Drew also was interviewed for a story on WIVB-TV.

Read more:

http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/writer/jon-solomon/25276360/inside-college-sports-will-fight-for-players-rights-go-to-courts-congress

http://wivb.com/2015/08/20/former-ub-athlete-weighs-in-on-northwestern-ruling/

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