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Sports teams won’t stay at Trump’s hotels, which is hitting his wallet hard

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The Chicago Cubs visited Trump at the White House, but other teams refuse to stay at his hotels.Image: Mark Wilson/Getty Images 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 hotels. The 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 […]

Racists have reappropriated the Detroit Red Wings logo, and the team is not happy

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Image: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Many Detroit Red Wings fans were confused to see their favorite team’s logo waving among swastikas, confederate flags, and other symbols of hate at a massive white supremacist gathering in Virginia on Saturday. One widely shared video shows a group of racists carrying homemade shields marked with the team’s insignia and chanting the Nazi slogan “blood and soil” as they poured into Charlottesville. SEE ALSO: Trump blames ‘many sides’ for violence in Charlottesville pic.twitter.com/QmSmtdQPLa Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) August 12, 2017 The NHL also said it was “outraged” too.