"CHICAGO — In a decision that has the potential to fundamentally reshape the N.C.A.A. and alter the relationship between universities and their athletes, a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board sided with a group of Northwestern football players Wednesday, calling them employees who have the right to collectively bargain."
Here's the link to the NLRB page with the decision
The parties have until April 9, 2014 to file with the Board in Washington, D.C. a Request for Review of the Decision.
Here's my post from Sunday with background.