Cleveland Indians To Abandon Team Name: Report

The Cleveland Indians reportedly plan to drop their team name after 105 years of playing under the moniker. The decision has been made in response to accusations that the name is racist.

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The New York Times says the organization will announce the change this week, but it is unclear whether a change will go into effect immediately or after the 2021 season. Earlier this year, the team abandoned their Chief Wahoo logo.