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What NBA and NHL owners are planning to compensate arena staffs for missed games

Mar 14, 2020 - Washington Post Blogs

In the wake of the novel coronavirus halting virtually all sporting events in the United States, some owners of major professional franchises in North America have pledged to compensate arena workers for lost wages while leagues such as the NBA and NHL are scrapping games for the immediate future.

Ted Leonsis, managing partner of Monumental Sports & Entertainment, which owns and operates the Washington Wizards and Capitals, for example, said the company would pay the roughly 500 part-time ...