Quote of the Day

"The NFL has hurt us by not resolving the current debacle to the players' and owners' satisfaction."
-- Papa John's Founder & CEO John Schnatter, on protests during the national anthem in the NFL. Papa John's has sponsored the league since '10. (BLOOMBERG NEWS, 11/1)
Wednesday November 1, 2017 Vol. 24 — No. 38 Print This Issue

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  • Special Delivery

    Papa John's Founder & CEO John Schnatter, whose company has been the NFL's official pizza sponsor since '10, is "going after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, saying weak handling of the league’s national-anthem controversy has hammered sales of his pizza," according to Craig Giammona of BLOOMBERG NEWS. Schnatter on a company earnings call today said, "The NFL has hurt us by not resolving the current debacle to the players' and owners' satisfaction. NFL leadership has hurt Papa John's shareholders." Schnatter: "Leadership starts at the top, and this is an example of poor leadership." He added of the protests, "This should have been nipped in the bud a year and a half ago. Like many sponsors, we're in touch with the NFL. Once th ...

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