Sports jumps on PPP bandwagon, but big leagues take a pass


Data released Monday shows sports related businesses were among the hundreds of thousands of paycheck protection program recipients no major league football baseball basketball or hockey teams were among the businesses that applied but at least two Major League Soccer teams tap the program and were approved DC United and inter Miami the national women's soccer league received between one and two million dollars and reported that the money was used to support over two hundred employees another recipient was big three basketball a Los Angeles based three on three basketball league that was co founded by rapper Ice Cube the public might never know the identity of more than eighty percent of the nearly five million beneficiaries because the trump administration has refused to release details on loans under a hundred and fifty thousand that policy is brought a lawsuit by news organizations including the Associated Press I'm Jennifer king

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