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Under Armour acts quickly to stop selling 'Band of Ballers' shirt
Under Armour acts quickly to stop selling 'Band of Ballers' shirt

Under Armour did the right thing by acting quickly to stop selling a T-shirt with a design that prompted a social media firestorm and apologizing, marketing experts said. The design on the "Band of Ballers" shirt resembled the iconic World War II image of Marines raising the American flag at Iwo Jima, but with basketball players raising a hoop. The Baltimore-based company pulled the shirt off its retail website after receiving complaints that it was disrespecting veterans by using the historic moment to market its basketball gear. "We are a proud military family and you have lost our business," read one post on Under Armour's Facebook page. "Shame on you...

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