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  • (Northwestern) NLRB decision very well-reasoned

    03/27/2014 6:54:21 AM PDT · by T-Bird45 · 44 replies
    ESPN ^ | 3/27/14 | Lester Munson
    The regional director of the National Labor Relations Board in Chicago, Peter Sung Ohr, ruled Wednesday that Northwestern University football players are university employees and entitled to an election that will determine whether they can form a union. The blockbuster ruling and Ohr's reasoning raise significant legal questions: Q: What is the basis that college athletes are employees and entitled to form a union? A: Ohr based his conclusion primarily on the enormous revenue and benefit that result from the efforts of the Northwestern football players and on the rigorous control that Wildcats coaches have over the lives of the...
  • 2 College athletes arrested in rape of 11 yr. old girl: Child Raped By As Many As 10 Athletes

    07/10/2006 7:15:32 AM PDT · by Main Street · 43 replies · 3,577+ views
    AP BREAKING NEWS ^ | July 9, 2006 | AP
    The rape of an 11-year-old girl may have involved as many as 10 men, most of whom are football players at local community colleges, police said Sunday. Police arrested two men in connection with the rape Saturday night, and officials said they identified eight others as persons of interest in the case. Most or all are students at either Fresno City College or Reedley College, police said. The victim, a runaway from a group home, went to the Villa Hermosa apartments in southwest Fresno on Saturday night to visit an acquaintance who lived there, said police spokesman Jeff Cardinale. While...
  • Up to 10 accused of assault of girl, 11 (Junior college football players)

    07/10/2006 6:11:02 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 89 replies · 3,328+ views
    The Fresno Bee ^ | 7-10-06 | Tim Eberly
    Fresno police say as many as 10 men — most of them current or former football players at local junior colleges — sexually assaulted an 11-year-old girl. Two of the men, Mackey Lee Davis, 20, and Eddie Scott, 19, were arrested Saturday night at the west-central Fresno apartment where the assault allegedly occurred. They face two felony sex charges, including child molestation."
  • Two OSU football players arrested

    02/18/2005 4:02:29 PM PST · by ThreeYearLurker · 20 replies · 6,313+ views
    The Oregonian ^ | Friday, February 18, 2005 | PAUL BUKER
    A dispute over a $20 cab fare -- and an offer to pay it with marijuana -- leads to multiple charges against the players Friday, February 18, 2005 PAUL BUKER What started as a dispute with a taxi driver over a $20 fare escalated into a scuffle in the wee hours Friday morning in Corvallis and led to the arrests of two Oregon State football players. Jimtavis Walker, a transfer from Florida who was expected to be the Beavers' starting tailback in the fall, and Star Paddock, a walk-on deep snapper, were arrested at 5:10 a.m. at the apartment of...