March 8, 2024

Why an Ivy League Basketball Team Voted to Unionize

by The Journal

This week the Dartmouth men’s basketball team voted to unionize, setting up a fight with the school over whether its athletes are students or employees. WSJ’s Laine Higgins talks about how this move upends decades of NCAA precedent and could change college sports forever.

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Further Reading:

- Dartmouth Basketball Players Vote to Unionize in New Challenge to NCAA’s Amateurism Model 

- Dartmouth Men’s Basketball Team Makes Latest Bid for Unionization by College Athletes 

- College Sports Powers Stall Bid to Share Revenue With Athletes in California 

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