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- Players only love you when they’re playing . . . for a lot of money.
Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, amuse, or inspire us.
Hey, did you read:
• That the Chicago district of the National Labor Relations Board ruled that the players on Mick Dumke’s own Northwestern Wildcats football team qualify as employees of the school and have the right to unionize? —Drew Hunt
• About when bowling was a life-or-death sport? (“If [Iggy Russo] won, his financial backer would kill him; if he missed the spare, the ‘unsavory characters’ would. Instead, he avoided the entire predicament by faking a heart attack.”) —Brianna Wellen