Unions, courtrooms aren’t needed to fix on-campus sports problems, colleges say

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Monday, April 7, 2014

Final scores weren’t the only way of measuring success as the Final Four tipped off Saturday.

Former Northwestern University football quarterback Kain Colter, right, Ramogi Huma, founder and President of the National College Players Association left, and Tim Waters, Political Director of the United Steel Workers, arrive on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April, 2, 2014. Members of a group seeking to unionize college athletes are looking for allies on Capitol Hill as they brace for an appeal of a ruling that said full scholarship athletes at Northwestern University are employees who have the right to form a union.

The other game being played is determining who is — and isn’t — benefiting from the hoops extravaganza.

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