Pizza Hut has taken Papa John's spot as the official pizza of the NFL. Papa John's faced backlash and slumping sales after its founder slammed the NFL in November for its response to players' national-anthem protests. Though the NFL's viewership has been declining, Pizza Hut's expanded marketing ability as a result of the deal, as well as its two years of experience as an official sponsor of the NCAA, could give it an edge in competing with Papa John's for fans' business. The NFL has a...


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