"We detest and disavow any use or implied use of the Detroit Lions logo or any of our marks in association with the event this past Saturday in Charlottesville," the team said in a statement.
The Lions become Detroit's second professional sports team to disavow the use of their logo during a rally in which white nationalists, neo-Nazis and other far-right extremists gathered to protest the decision to remove a statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee.
On Saturday, the NHL 's Detroit Red Wingsissued this statement after images showed their logo displayed on some protesters' placards.
"The Detroit Red Wings vehemently disagree with and are not associated in any way with the event taking place today in Charlottesville, Va.," the team said in a statement via Twitter.
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