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‘Bloody’ Northwestern Uniforms Causing Outrage

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EVANSTON, Ill. (WRIC)—Northwestern University has designed patriotic football uniforms, in partnership with Under Armour, to raise funds for the Wounded Warrior Project. Instead, the apparel has offended the people it was intended to honor.

The uniform, which will be worn during a Nov. 16 game, is causing controversy because its red stripes appear to be bleeding.

The Wounded Warrior Project is a nonprofit organization that works to empower injured veterans. Later this month, Northwestern players will auction off their patriotic jerseys, and all proceeds will go to charity.

According to SB Nation, the Under Armour said, "The Northwestern University football uniforms designed by Under Armour in support of Wounded Warrior Project feature an authentic distressed pattern, which depicts a flag that has flown proudly over a long period of time."

 

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