• Papa John's to remove founder from promotions; Yankees cuts ties

    8 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Papa John's International Inc will remove founder John Schnatter from its promotions, the pizza chain said on Friday, and baseball team New York Yankees suspended business relationships with the company.
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  • Several MLB teams cut ties with Papa John's after founder used N-word in conference call

    8 monthes ago - By Chron

    AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File
    Six MLB teams have suspended relationships with Papa John's since the admission of founder John Schnatter's use of the N-word on a conference call.
    Other teams have stated that they are keeping their relationship with the brand, disavowing Schnatter's comments but citing long-standing relationships with local owners whose values they share.
    It's the second time in just the past few months that comments from Schnatter have cost the brand relationships with big partners in the sporting world.
    Six MLB teams have now suspended relationships with Papa John's in...
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