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Detroit Red Wings denounce use of logo at white nationalist rally


The Detroit Red Wings are considering legal action to stop white nationalists from using their logo as part of a “disturbing” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.


The Red Wings say they are “exploring every possible legal action as it pertains to the misuse of our logo in this disturbing demonstration.” The team adds that it believes hockey is for everyone and celebrates the diversity of its fan base and the country.


“This specific use is particularly offensive because it runs counter to the inclusiveness that our league values and champions,” Daly said in an email to The Associated Press.


The group posted on its Twitter account that members had arrived in Charlottesville, the home of the University of Virginia and about 100 miles from Washington.


The university called off all sports events Saturday, including a men’s soccer exhibition game against Wright State.




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