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Northwestern Football Lives “On the Waterfront” a Mile from Lake Michigan
April 9, 2014

by Kent Sterling Northwestern Football coach Pat Fitzgerald is never going to be portrayed on film by Lee J. Cobb, nor quarterback Trevor Siemian by Marlon Brando – and not just because both actors are dead. Fitzgerald would never threaten to kill Siemian, as Cobb did with Brando in “On the Waterfront,” but he did […]

Northwestern Football Moves Toward Unionization – Is Pay for Play Next?
January 29, 2014

by Kent Sterling The debate is simple.  College athletes should either be paid to their value, or they should be happy with the educational opportunity they already receive as a scholarship athlete.  The tough part of deciding which side you support is understanding the consequences of changing the financial structure of college athletics. Northwestern quarterback […]