Hurting Businesses Football

FILE - Two fans are shown in the stands before an NFL football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Baltimore Ravens Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis. Businesses near NFL stadiums have been hit hard due to pandemic-imposed attendance restrictions this season. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer, File)

GREEN BAY — Hotel clerks in this town know exactly when the NFL releases its schedule each year. The incessant ringing of the telephone serves as its own alarm.

“The second that schedule comes out, the phones just go off the hook,” said Kelsie Basten, the front desk manager at St. Brendan’s Inn in Green Bay. “It’s just insane.”

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