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Maryland Minute 3.27.14 - College players win a important first step towards labor unions

The Northwestern players win their first battle in fight for student-athletes be considered employees; Randy Edsall gives plan to change scholarship process

Streeter Lecka

College athletes win first battle in labor union movement -
Players still have a long way to go, but one of the biggest obstacles between them and the next version of college athletics is out of the way. (Pete)

Explaining what the Northwestern college football union decision means --
A great explainer on what it means for Northwestern, other schools and the future of college athletics from Patrick Vint. (Pete)

Maryland’s Randy Edsall lays out plan to change college football recruiting - The Washington Post
Randy Edsall has an idea for changing the scholarship offer process -- basically, schools would not be able to offer prospects until September 1 of their senior year, and the offers would actually come from the academic side of the school instead of the athletic one. (Pete)

Terps Set for Open Scrimmage at North Point Friday
A reminder that the Terps will be holding an open scrimmage Friday night at 6:30 at North Point HS in Waldorf. It is free to the public and there will be prizes.

Spring Fling: The B1G 2014 Linebackers - Off Tackle Empire
Cole Farrand makes the cut as our friends at Off Tackle Empire rank the five best linebackers in the Big Ten. (Pete)

Focused on the Suns, Alex Len's thoughts are of his native Ukraine | Comcast SportsNet Washington
Checking in on Alex Len, who also talks about the situation back in his homeland.

Terps get boost from reserves
The women's team has been riding a strong bench in their first two NCAA games.