Michigan State ‘deeply sorry’ for Hitler image displayed before football game

On Sunday evening, a university official said an unnamed employee was connected to the incident but didn’t make clear whether was intentional or the result of lax oversight.

A photo of Hitler and the name of his birthplace, Austria, were shown on video boards at Spartan Stadium as part of a pregame quiz before Michigan State was set to host No. 2 Michigan, the institution said.

University spokesperson blamed a “third-party source” for the image and said the university had severed ties with it.

But Haller said Sunday that it was ultimately Michigan State’s role to screen all images before they’re displayed.

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