Off-Target: Store sells ‘Minnesota Badgers’ onesie

5:32 PM ETAssociated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Target admits a onesie it carried in some stores misidentified the mascot for the largest university in its home state.The Minneapolis-based retail giant apologized to University of Minnesota Golden Gophers fans Tuesday for carrying a maroon onesie with the words “Minnesota Badgers,” the nickname of Big Ten rival Wisconsin.The fan website GopherHole.com tweeted a photo from a woman who noticed the onesies while shopping Sunday at a Target in Minneapolis.Target apologizes for this Minnesota Badgers onesie -> https://t.co/Nsa7nak3sB#Gophers #Badgers pic.twitter.com/Vulxi0p7kr— GopherHole.com (@GopherHole) February 11, 2020 “Color us red,” Target said in a statement. “As a Minnesota-based company, we know we are home to the Gophers.”Kileigh Carpenter, a former University of Minnesota employee who spotted the onesie, told the Star Tribune she was “happy to see both fan bases unite.”The onesies were available at four Minneapolis-area stores. Target said two were purchased and the remaining 22 were returned to the vendor.

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