Sports teams are deserting Trump’s hotels, and it’s hitting his wallet hard

President Trump has been riling up pro athletes with disinvitations to the White House and attacks on police brutality protests. Now some teams are hitting back where it hurts: his wallet.

Pro sports teams from the NBA, MLB, and NHL have stopped staying at Trump-owned hotelsThe Washington Post reached out to all teams in those three leagues and the NFL (that's 123 teams altogether) and found at least 16 no longer stay at Trump hotels while on the road.

SEE ALSO: LeBron James is biggest name yet to avoid Trump hotels

While NFL teams typically don't stay at luxury hotels like Trump's because of their massive teams and support staff, other teams doThe Washington Post found that teams pay about $20,000 a night to stay at hotels like Trump SoHo in New York City.  Read more...More about Sports, Nfl, Nba, Mlb, and Protests...

2 Published By - mashable - 2017.10.12. 21:52
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