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The Carolina Panthers are supposed to represent both North Carolina and South Carolina, however, most consider them exclusive to North, since they play their games in Charlotte and their main team color is Carolina Blue. That didn’t stop Nike from producing a shirt that was supposed to encompass both states. However, it appears that it has been taken down from their website due to the fact that the shirt was quite geographically challenged. You can check it out here via Charlotte Observer’s Scott Fowler’s blog: See the problem? Yeah, the NC is supposed to be North Carlina, obviously. But that’s not North Carolina: According to Fowler, Nike has since taken that shirt down, even though a reader actually purchased it. Nike says they are investigating this matter.
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Nike had a ... um ... geographically challenged T-shirt posted on the company's website until it was taken down.
You see, the Carolina Panthers play in Charlotte, which is in North Carolina. Therefore, it would stand to reason that a T-shirt showcasing the Panthers' state would feature a picture of North Carolina. What you wouldn't expect to see is a silhouette of South...
The Carolina Panthers are located in Charlotte, North Carolina, but that didn’t prevent Nike from putting the Panthers logo and “NC” on the state of South Carolina. You would expect something like this from an off-brand company, but not a major company like Nike. How does something like this not get checked?