Sports Professors: Former NFL MVP Lamar Jackson Goes It Alone

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This week on the show, it's all about labor, from the NFL to the NCAA. Professors Kenneth L. Shropshire from Global Sport Institute and Scott Rosner from Columbia University discuss former NFL MVP Lamar Jackson representing himself in contract extension negotiations with the Baltimore Ravens as well as a new National Labor Relations Board memo stating its case that college athletes are employees at private universities, opening the door for further options of unionization and collective bargaining.

'Sports Professors' is a bimonthly production of the Global Sport Matters Podcast, where professors Kenneth Shropshire and Scott Rosner discuss the 101 on what happened in sports business. Each episode gives you a quick recap of the past week in sports, before diving deeper into a bigger topic to look at what's happening and why it matters.

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