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NU players cast historic vote

Updated: April 25, 2014, 10:50 AM ET
By Tom Farrey and Lester Munson | ESPN.com

The National Labor Relations Board in Washington, D.C., has granted Northwestern University's request to review the decision made by the regional office recognizing the school's football players as employees, according to NLRB director of public affairs Gregory King.

Northwestern football players voted Friday morning on whether to unionize, but the ballots will be impounded for now and only opened if the board sides with the players, a decision that could take months. The board's decision ...

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