A couple of weeks ago, Oscar Gamble died. He was a baseball player, for the Cleveland Indians and other teams. He happened to be the first ballplayer I ever saw, live and in the flesh. I wrote about this in my column yesterday. My dad took me to my first Tigers game. Show More Summary
Former major leaguer John "Tito" Francona, the father of Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona, has died.
Tito Francona, a 15-year MLB veteran whose son, Terry, is the manager of the Cleveland Indians, died late Tuesday night.
Activists and experts explain why and how the name could be changed. The Cleveland Indians think getting rid of one racist image means their work is done, and that they can pack up their “How to Handle Having a Racist Brand” guide and...Show More Summary
The Indians have a loaded roster that is the favorite to reach the playoffs, but there's far from a consensus on their Fantasy value.
Free agent Ryan Hanigan has agreed to a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians, a deal contingent on the catcher passing a physical
Thome played most of his career with the Cleveland Indians and “fully” supports the team’s decision to remove the divisive Wahoo logo from its uniforms. The slugger feels the “C” logo is “the right thing to do.”
The Cleveland Indians are retiring “Chief Wahoo,” but the debate is far from over if other institutions, like the University of Illinois, are a guide.
I’m endlessly amazed at the stuff conservatives decide to kvetch about. Today at National Review, Philip DeVoe is unhappy that the Cleveland Indians have decided to get rid of their mascot, Chief Wahoo. Just to remind you, this is Chief Wahoo: The chief has been slowly disappearing for years, and Cleveland finally decided this year […]
Ending an 80-year tradition, the Cleveland Indians have announced that they will remove the “Chief Wahoo” mascot from their uniforms beginning in the 2019 season. While several activist groups have celebrated the move as long overdue,...Show More Summary
For the last decade, the uproar over the racial insensitivity involving two names/mascots in major American sports, the Washington Redskins and Cleveland Indians, has only intensified after even the most die-hard fans began to realize that the enjoyment of the few was coming at the expense of the many. Although Washington Redskins owner, Daniel Snyder, […]
On Tuesday’s edition of ‘First Take’, Will Cain was doing was he does best and that’s say something completely dumb and upsetting a bunch of people in the process. On the heels of the Cleveland Indians deciding to remove their logo, Cain claimed calling somebody redskins is not as offensive as calling somebody the white […]
If you thought the National Football League might follow Major League Baseball’s lead when it comes to controversial Native American mascots, think again. On Tuesday, just one day after the Cleveland Indians announced they are phasing out their infamous Chief Wahoo logo, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell went on ESPN’s Mike & Trey and insisted the […]
Starting in 2019, Chief Wahoo will no longer be the logo for the Cleveland Indians.
The Cleveland Indians will stop using their Chief Wahoo logo on game jerseys and caps starting in 2019, according to The Associated Press.
FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is out. While many expected him to retire this year, the abrupt timing of the announcement surprised many. The White House has denied that President Donald Trump's open dislike of the man (due to Democratic...Show More Summary
The announcement comes the day after the Cleveland Indians said they would phase out Chief Wahoo
Chief Wahoo's days are numbered. The Cleveland Indians will remove the controversial logo of a caricatured Indian brave's face as of the 2019 season, reports the AP. That means the logo, which has been used since 1947 but is today deemed racist by Native American groups and others, will be...
What will the Cleveland Indians jersey look like now that Chief Wahoo has gotten the axe? That is a question many were asking on Monday after Major League Baseball announced that the Indians will be getting rid of the controversial mascot after the coming season. Show More Summary
Major League Baseball has pressured the Cleveland Indians into retiring their Chief Wahoo logo, but the NFL has no plans to do the same with the Washington team and its controversial name. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said on ESPN Radio this morning that it remains up to team owner Dan Snyder, who has said repeatedly [more]