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MLB’s Cleveland Indians Become Cleveland Guardians

The Cleveland Scene reports: In a Tom Hanks-narrated video posted to social media this morning, the Cleveland baseball team has formally announced what had been rumored earlier this week: They will become the Cleveland Guardians. After an extensive, opaque, process involving community engagement with local stakeholders and the purported consideration of more than 1,100 names, the team settled on one …

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Cleveland Indians To Drop “Indians,” Trump Complains

ESPN reports: The Cleveland Indians plan to drop the nickname they have used for more than a century, becoming the latest professional sports franchise to shed its Native American imagery amid accusations that its use is racist, two sources familiar with the decision confirmed to ESPN. The organization is expected to announce the change this week, sources said, continuing a …

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MLB’s Cleveland Indians Signal Coming Name Change

ESPN reports: They have been known as the Cleveland Indians since 1915. But those days could be over. Amid new pressure sparked by a national movement to correct racial wrongdoings, the Indians said Friday night that they will review their long-debated nickname, which has been in place for 105 years. “We are committed to making a positive impact in our …

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