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Kain Colter, Ramogi Huma try to recruit union allies in Congress
Kain Colter, Ramogi Huma try to recruit union allies in Congress

Former Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter and Ramogi Huma, the founder and president of the National College Players Assn., will meet with members of Congress on Wednesday in preparation for an appeal of a ruling that full scholarship athletes at Northwestern can form a union. “The goal is to make athletes have a seat at the table. Health and safety of athletes is the concern, especially to reduce the risk of brain trauma,” Huma told the Associated Press. “We want to make sure they have an opportunity to hear from us directly.” Colter and Huma were expected to meet with California Rep. George Miller (D-Martinez), the top Democrat on the House Education and Labor...

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