Military Investigating White Power Hand Symbol Flashed by Students During Army-Navy Pregame Broadcast

Questions erupted during the Army-Navy game in Philadelphia when students appeared to make the White Power hand symbol during a pregame broadcast.

Spokespersons from the U.S. Military Academy and the U.S. Naval Academy told USA TODAY Sports they have been made aware of the issue – which blossomed on social media as the game wore on – and the schools are looking into it.

A spokesperson for West Point said the academy was investigating and did “not know the Cadets’ intent.”

ESPN’s Rece Davis was doing a standup segment at Lincoln Financial Field at the 120th meeting of the service academies when a Cadet held up a flag that said “Go Army Beat Navy” and began laughing.

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SOURCE: USA Today, Mike Brehm