Papa John's Founder Says Stepping Down Was a "Mistake" John Schnatter stepped down as chairman of Papa John's after audio leaked of him using the N-word in a media training session. Now he says he made a mistake in doing so. Schnatter alleges that the pizza chain doesn't know how to handle a "crisis based on misinformation." He says the board requested that he step down as chairman without "any investigation." Schnatter is Papa John's largest shareholder and remains on the board. John Schnatter, in letter to Papa John's board Schnatter resigned as CEO of Papa John's last year after he blamed a drop in sales on the kneeling protests of NFL players. Papa John's press statement
All eyes are on Baker Mayfield as he prepares for his first NFL training camp. The MMQB's Albert Breer looks at how soon the Cleveland Browns rookie can win the starting quarterback job.
Earl Thomas and Le'Veon Bell are just two NFL stars who have struggled to sign long-term deals with their respective teams. Is this a bad sign for the future?
NFL Star Le'Veon Bell May Hold Out Over Contract Dispute The Pittsburgh Steelers running back could sit out up to eight games next season. Bell held out last season until the first week of September after facing similar issues with the Steelers' front office. Sources says he must either sign his $14.5 million franchise tender contract with Pittsburgh, or begin the holdout. Bell rushed for 1,291 yards, and received another 655 last season. The 26-year-old also finished with 11 total touchdowns for the AFC North- champion Steelers. Bell is widely considered the best running back in the NFL.
In a recent Gallup Poll, 37% of Americans say their favorite pro sport to watch is the NFL, only 9% say Major League Baseball. However, if you grew up loving baseball, that never goes away. Yahoo Finance's Dan Roberts breaks down the business of baseball nostalgia.
After an injury-riddled 2017 season, Philadelphia Eagles running back Darren Sproles has announced that he will play one more season before retiring from the NFL.