The Chicago regional chapter of the NLRB ruled that Northwestern University football players have the right to form a union if they desire.
A federal agency said Wednesday that football players at Northwestern University can create the nation's first union of college athletes.
On February 19, 2002, Vonetta Flowers became the first black gold medalist in the history of the Winter Olympic Games.
He won five Grey Cups, and is notable for helping to erase the prejudice within the world of sports that black quarterbacks could not succeed in professional football.
With virtually unanimous player support, and Steelworker backing, football players at Northwestern University filed a formal petition and signed union recognition election cards.
Born in Virginia, Lloyd attended West Virginia state. He was selected in the 9th round NBA draft.
Luque played in both all white, Negro League, and integrated teams in the U.S. and Cuba.
They are striking to protest harassment and intimidation by company management, all unfair labor practices.
The proxy war between the union and the UFC has brought the labor battle to national attention.
James Dolan, the owner of the New York Knicks, has often faced criticism for his front office decision making and the team's lack of on-court success.