Lies, lies, and more lies: Northwestern U. works to crush athlete unionization vote

Some fairly strong reporting out of the New York Times on Northwestern University’s campaign against their football players trying to unionize.  Apparently, Northwestern is leaving no stone unturned, and administrators and others have used age-old threats, most or all of them specious.  The reason seems clear: this isn’t about what little the athletes will gain. […]

University of Texas A.D. baffled: what could players possibly want?

From the Department of Willful Truth Avoidance: University of Texas athletic director Steve Patterson professes wonderment that college athletes could possibly want anything that universities aren’t already giving them.  It can’t be that the players want anything, so, reasons Patterson, it must all be the fault of the lawyers: If our athletes get hurt, we […]