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Sportshorts for Saturday, April 26, 2014

Published: Saturday, April 26, 2014 12:40 a.m. CDT


Wildcat players vote on union

Northwestern University football players voted Friday morning on whether they want to be represented by the College Athletes Players Association, but it could be some time before the results are known.

The ballots were sealed inside a box that will be kept by the National Labor Relations Board until it makes a final decision on whether the players are employees of the university.


Two Hoosiers cited for fake IDs

Indiana sophomore guard Yogi Ferrell and freshman guard Stanford Robinson received citations from police early Friday morning in Bloomington, Ind., after the two tried to use false identification at a bar.

According to Indiana State Excise Police, Ferrell and Robinson attempted to enter Kilroy’s Sports Bar at about 1 a.m. when officers determined that the IDs were fake.

Harrison twins to stay in school

Kentucky twin freshmen guards Andrew and Aaron Harrison will return for a second season to a stocked Wildcats squad coming off an NCAA championship apearance.

Both had been mentioned as possible NBA first-round draft picks.


League will review pine tar rule

Commissioner Bud Selig said on Friday that Major League Baseball will wait until after the season before reviewing the rule preventing pitchers from using pine tar.

Baseball rules prohibit pitchers from using foreign substances on the ball.

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