By Andy Staples
January 29, 2014
Kain Colter and his fellow Northwestern players filed union cards to the National Labor Relations Board.
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Perhaps in their fervor to lock down such lucrative contracts, school presidents didn't consider the words of the late 20th-century philosopher Christopher Wallace, who posited that increased wealth brings with it a host of unexpected issues. The presidents, after all, are the ones who handed the players a huge chunk of power by building television shows around them. Now, just like those trailblazers Ross and Rachel, some cast members are trying to band together to demand a better deal.

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