Critics say Northwestern’s ‘Wounded Warrior’ uniforms look bloodstained

The university’s football team will wear the uniforms in a Nov. 16 game. A spokesman says the design is of a “distressed pattern,” not blood.

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The uniforms show what to some look like blood stains on a flag. Northwestern spokesman Paul Kennedy said Monday it’s a “distressed pattern on both the stars and stripes that was inspired by the appearance of a flag that has flown proudly over a long period of time” and apologized “for any misinterpretation.”

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