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Joe’s Corner: Player Unionization and Northwestern’s Image Problem

Joe’s Corner: Player Unionization and Northwestern’s Image Problem

In this week’s edition of Joe’s Corner, WNUR co-Sports Director Joe Misulonas examines the push by Northwestern players for union recognition and how it may negatively impact Northwestern football. When Kain Colter and other Northwestern football players initially petitioned for union recognition, I was skeptical. On one hand, I believed the intentions of the players […]

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Joe’s Corner: Northwestern Recruiting Now Program’s Greatest Strength

Joe’s Corner: Northwestern Recruiting Now Program’s Greatest Strength

In this week’s edition of Joe’s Corner, WNUR co-Sport Director Joe Misulonas examines this year’s football and basketball recruiting classes. Yesterday, Pat Fitzgerald and the Northwestern Wildcats announced their 2014 recruiting class. There were no Signing Day surprises, and many consider this year’s class to be the best of the Fitzgerald-era. Most of the 2014 […]

Joe’s Corner: Is Unionization the Right Path for Northwestern Football?

Joe’s Corner: Is Unionization the Right Path for Northwestern Football?

In this week’s edition of “Joe’s Corner,” WNUR co-Sports Director Joe Misulonas examines the recent petition for union recognition by Northwestern football players. After I finished my Tuesday class, I went to the Plex cafeteria to have lunch. Once I got my sandwich and chips, I sat down and turned on my phone to check Twitter. […]

Northwestern’s Union Efforts Don’t Go Far Enough

Northwestern’s Union Efforts Don’t Go Far Enough

WNUR’s Jim Sannes (@JimSannes) says that while Northwestern football’s attempts at becoming a part of a union are a positive step, they do not go far enough. Like most of you, I was shocked yesterday to hear that members of the Northwestern football team were filing to become part of a labor union. In case […]

Northwestern NFL season roundup

Northwestern NFL season roundup

WNUR’s Ari Ross (@aross50) recaps the season for Northwestern Wildcats football alumni in the National Football League. Northwestern had nine football alumni start or play in games this 2013 NFL season. Here’s how they performed this season in the NFL: Offensive Players Jeremy Ebert, Wide Receiver, Jacksonville Jaguars (Northwestern Class of 2012) Ebert played in […]

Northwestern NFL Roundup Week 17

Northwestern NFL Roundup Week 17

WNUR’s Ari Ross (@aross50) recaps the Week 17 action for Northwestern Wildcats football alumni in the National Football League. Northwestern has eight football alumni currently on NFL active rosters. Here’s how they did this week in the NFL: Offensive Players Jeremy Ebert, Wide Receiver, Jacksonville Jaguars (Northwestern Class of 2012): Backup wide receiver in the […]

Northwestern NFL Roundup Week 16

Northwestern NFL Roundup Week 16

WNUR’s Ari Ross (@aross50) recaps the Week 16 action for Northwestern Wildcats football alumni in the National Football League. Northwestern has nine football alumni currently on NFL active rosters. Here’s how they performed this week in the NFL: Offensive Players Jeremy Ebert, Wide Receiver, Jacksonville Jaguars (Northwestern Class of 2012) Backup wide receiver in the […]

Northwestern NFL Roundup Week 15

Northwestern NFL Roundup Week 15

WNUR’s Ari Ross (@aross50) recaps the Week 15 action for Northwestern Wildcats football alumni in the National Football League. Northwestern has nine football alumni currently on NFL active rosters. Here’s how they did this week in the NFL: Offensive Players Jeremy Ebert, Wide Receiver, Jacksonville Jaguars (Northwestern Class of 2012) One catch for eight yards […]

Northwestern NFL Roundup: Week 13

Northwestern NFL Roundup: Week 13

WNUR’s Ari Ross (@aross50) recaps the Week 13 action for Northwestern Wildcats football alumni in the National Football League. Northwestern has eight football alumni currently on NFL active rosters. Here’s how they did this week in the NFL: Offensive Players Jeremy Ebert, Wide Receiver, Jacksonville Jaguars (Northwestern Class of 2012): Ebert was inactive for the […]

The NUmbers Guy: Which Season was the Fluke?

The NUmbers Guy: Which Season was the Fluke?

WNUR’s Jim Sannes (@JimSannes) examines Northwestern football’s last two seasons to try to determine which of the two was more likely to be a fluke. Time machine time, kiddos. Let’s take a ride back to January 1st of this year. Northwestern had just defeated Mississippi State, 34-20, to take the program’s first bowl victory since […]

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