After Papa John’s CEO John Schnatter blamed NFL anthem protests for sluggish sales this week, prompting a multitude of ridicule on social media, Pizza Hut said their sales are just fine, reports USA Today’s ForTheWin blog. On Thursday, Pizza Hut’s parent company Yum Brands made it clear that their business hasn’t seen the impact from NFL player protests […]

John Schnatter, the outspoken conservative owner of Papa John’s pizza, is now claiming that his drop in sales is the direct result of NFL players protesting racial injustice by kneeling during the national anthem. Schnatter pulled a lot of his ads from NFL games this season, citing the ongoing protests as a reason, though they […]

Tens of thousands upset over NFL players kneeling for social justice during the national anthem are planning a boycott of all NFL games on Veterans Day weekend, Nov. 12-13. A “Boycott the NFL” Facebook group – with the tagline “We love football, but we love our flag more” –  now has more than 148,000 members […]