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Pittsburgh Pirates Want You To Know That They Do Not Support ISIS

Sky News published a photo today of Mohammed Emwazi, the London man believed to be the ISIS executioner known as "Jihadi John," in an old college photo wearing a Pittsburgh Pirates baseball cap. Thankfully, the team made a statement saying that they do not support Emwazi. Phew.

Here's the Pirates' statement condemning the actions of a majnoon who had happened to purchase one of their hats, via CBS Pittsburgh:

The classic gold P stands for Pittsburgh and is worn by our players, coaches and fans with a great sense of pride. It is absolutely sickening to everyone within the Pirates organization, and to our great fans, to see this murderer wearing a Pirates cap in this old photo.


Well, I know I'm at ease, now.

Photo via Sky News


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