Commentary: Ignoring NCAA Problems Led To Union 'Solution'

Posted: April 6, 2014 at 5 a.m.

AP File Photo Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter, right, speaks while College Athletes Players Association President Ramogi Huma listens during a news conference in Chicago in January. Colter has taken a lead role in seeking the right to unionize for college football players.

The thing about ignoring a problem is that someone else might solve it for you, and you might not like that solution. Such is the case with a recent National Labor Relations Board ruling that NCAA football players at Northwestern University are college employees and can form a union.

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