Louisville evaluating stadium naming rights amid Papa John's scandal
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Louisville president Neeli Bendapudi will be evaluating the naming rights to the team's football stadium - Papa John's Cardinal Stadium - after John Schnatter's resignation.

The founder of the Papa John's pizza chain, Schnatter resigned as a Louisville trustee after a report surfaced of him using the N-word on a conference call.

"We haven't had a chance to discuss it formally but yes, certainly we are aware that there is a lot of interest in this and we are hoping to come together to discuss it," Bendapudi told reporters after a board of trustees meeting Thursday, according to ESPN's Andrea Adelson.

Bendapudi added she was "disappointed" to learn of Schnatter’s remarks but had not spoken to him about it directly.

The Cardinals' stadium naming rights contract is actually with Schnatter, not the Papa John's brand itself. The deal stipulates if he leaves the company, Schnatter can rename the venue.

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Louisville evaluating stadium naming rights amid Papa John's scandal
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