College volleyball team in Mo. drops their Nike uniforms for gray shirts

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Emir Caner said in a statement on Friday that the school would not support a company that uses someone to market their products who "mocks our troops".

When a school or store decides to discontinue a certain product, it then has to figure out what to do with all the old stuff.

Caner said the university shop has been selling between $10,000 and $20,000 worth of Nike merchandise a year, such as shirts and caps, that bear the university's name and logo along with the Nike swoosh logo. "My wife, who was raised under the oppression of socialistic communism, became a citizen five years ago, joyfully pledging allegiance to these United States and her flag".

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The polarized reaction to Nike's Colin Kaepernick advertisement continues as another college has severed ties with the brand, even as Nike sees increased sales numbers, according to CBS News. Caner said the university would no longer stock Nike products featuring the school's brand once the current inventory sells out.

"Horrible move by them to compare the millions he is still being paid by the National Football League and the millions Nike [may have given] him to whine about his misfortune and how he "sacrificed" everything to make a stand against police brutality when true heroes gave their lives to protect his right to whine", he added.

The former San Francisco 49er caused a commotion on social after sharing the ad to Twitter, but the controversy did not stop there.

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In 2016, the football star refused to stand for the USA national anthem in protest at police brutality and racism.

While the announcement of the sponsorship choice did drop Nike's stock earlier last week, a new report said the company's online sales after the announcement grew 31 percent.

Semenya is back on the track after challenging the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF)'s new female classification rule. The women's soccer team had been wearing Nike gear in games in August, but appear to have switched to Adidas. "It's not something that Truett McConnell University can stand for".

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