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.» Read More
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Dr. Bernie Machen, University of Florida president, discusses his team's success trip on the road to the NCAA semi-finals, and the big business of college basketball.
Eli Capilouto, University of Kentucky president, discusses school pride and the big business of college basketball.
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Dave Briggs, NBC Sports "Sportsdash" host, provides his thoughts on the likely outcome in the NCAA championship playoff. I think the officiating for the last three or four games have been atrocious, says Briggs, but Florida will likely cut down the net.
If the ruling on allowing Northwestern University football players to unionize stands all challenges, it may not be so easy to do.
NBC Sports' Rob Simmelkjaer provides insight into the NLRB allowing Northwestern football players to unionize.
Jesse Lawrence, TiqIQ CEO, breaks down ticket sales and prices for the NCAA's Sweet Sixteen games being held at Madison Square Garden.
Tim Waters, National Political director, discusses the ruling by the NLRB that says football players at Northwestern University are employees and can unionize.
"The tide of legal rulings has finally turned in the direction of college athletes and against the NCAA," an expert says of the historic NLRB ruling.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports Northwestern University athletes won their case before the NLRB. Chu explains the employer, employee relationship between the university and the players.
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An all-expenses paid degree should be enough incentive for the college athletes who don't turn pro, NCAA President Mark Emmert told CNBC.
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The sighs heard round the office Thursday were likely from those who came out on the wrong end of their bracket picks for the NCAA tourney.
Sally Smith, Buffalo Wild Wings president and CEO, discusses the big business her company gains from March Madness and their use of tablets at the table.
Warren Buffett is offering $1 billion to anyone who will fill the perfect NCAA tournament bracket. But the odds and numbers are in his favor.
The term "student-athlete" is out of date, say attorneys and other advocates for paying college athletes.
Workers will likely break the law by taking part in office pools for the NCAA basketball tournament. But not always.