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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 […]

Baseball says goodbye to veteran catcher in World Series filled with youngsters

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David Ross’ career will end this week.Image: Russell Lansford/Getty Images The 2016 World Series is a spectacle of youth, a chance for Major League Baseball to introduce its new wave of bright-eyed superstars to the world. Javier Baez (23) has dazzled viewers with his defense. Francisco Lindor (22) has notched a .421 batting average the best of any hitter in the first five World Series games. So in a series dominated by youth, it’s puzzling that a 39-year-old is the talk of the town. As Major League Baseball introduces its baby-faced superstars to the world, it bids goodbye to Grandpa […]