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College coaches shouldn’t be able to control players’ social media, says federal agency

The ruling applies to Northwestern and 16 other FBS private schools. A new ruling handed down Tuesday by the National Labor Relations Board has declared that it is “unlawful” for Northwestern football players to be governed by rules that limit their freedom of expression. The ruling — which also applies to 16 other FBS private institutions, including Stanford, Notre Dame, and Baylor — tackles certain social media policies favored by football coaches.
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