Vog, I think even if the athletes don't get paid (I don't know if they do or if they don't) they still have a manager and an owner. They also still pay to rent the field, but not at the full rate. City Council has to approve the contract every year for Sharks, Tigers and Hammerheads, if I'm not mistaken.
Because they are being partly subsidized by the city, that's why people are saying their contracts will be in jeopardy if this passes in November. I don't know if the teams will have the funds to pay for the full rate or not.
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