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Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter speaks at a press conference as Leo W. Gerard, President of the Steelworkers (R), listens on January 28 2014. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo: Court Ruling Says Northwestern Football Players Can Unionize

Forget March Madness, this right here is the biggest story in college athletics right now. Andy Gresh and Scott Zolak discuss the court ruling, and if this is the end of amateurism as we know it.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/27/2014

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How To Throw A Party For The Big Game

Consider these essentials to throw the best party for the big game, from CBS Local’s Eat See Play.

01/28/2014

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Sports Verdict: Who Will Win The NFC South? Saints Vs. Panthers

Both the New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers sit tied atop the NFC South at 10-4. One of them will emerge as the winner of the conference in two weeks. The question is, who will secure the division title?

12/19/2013

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Sports Verdict: Who Does The Thanksgiving Game Better? Cowboys Vs. Lions

The Dallas Cowboys and the Detroit Lions have hosted games on Thanksgiving Day for decades. Football has been played on this holiday for so many years, it is inextricably intertwined with all things Thanksgiving.

11/28/2013

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The 5 Best Stadiums In The NFL

From location, fans, and noise level to architecture, food & beer, and proximity to post-game shenanigans, here are football’s five best stadiums in the NFL.

11/25/2013

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Keidel: Trading Big Ben Would Be A Big Blunder

There’s a baleful buzz around Big Ben and my beloved black & gold these days. Reports say that the mountainous QB is now a mutinous QB, demanding he be traded at the end of this season.

11/15/2013

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Sports Verdict: Who’s Second Best Behind Calvin Johnson? Dez Bryant Vs. A.J. Green

Calvin Johnson and his stat lines have locked down best receiver with a level of dominance perhaps never before seen at that position. With Megatron sitting atop the podium, who currently owns the title of second most dangerous receiver in the NFL: Dez Bryant or A.J. Green?

11/07/2013

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Keidel: Incognito Can’t Defeat The Civilized World With Uncivilized Behavior

We should be disgusted by anyone who condones Incognito, excuses Incognito or ignores Incognito. We should be disgusted by anyone who blames Martin, teases Martin or trivializes Martin.

11/06/2013

Daily Talker: Northwestern Uniforms Patriotic or Crass?

Northwestern University is the target of criticism over football uniforms intended to support wounded troops. The design is meant to depict a flag that has been flown for a long period of time, with proceeds from sales benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project. But some critics call the design crass, because it appears the red stripes appear to be bleeding.

11/05/2013

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Assumption College Football Coaches Stop Robbery, Chase Down Suspects

The coaches left the team hotel in Connecticut to grab dinner when they saw the crime in progress.

11/01/2013

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