college athlete union


Daily Talker: Should College Athletes Get Paychecks?

Calling the NCAA and its five dominant conferences an “unlawful cartel”, three football players and a basketball player say their compensation was limited to scholarships, while universities, conferences, and the NCAA made billions off their labor.

According to the lawsuit, “as a result of these illegal restrictions, market forces have been shoved aside and substantial damages have been inflicted upon a host of college athletes whose services have yielded riches only for others.”


CHESTNUT HILL, MA - NOVEMBER 2: The Boston College Eagles celebrate their win over the Virginia Tech Hokies at Alumni Stadium. The Eagles won the game 34 to 27. November 2, 2013 in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Players Push For College Athletes Union

We’ve heard the question asked before in college athletics. But this time the answer could have a real impact on the way players are managed and compensated.