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The Native American Mascot: Tribute or Stereotype?

Sam Sommers | Posted 08.09.2012 | College
Sam Sommers

For many people the debate comes down to one question: tribute or stereotype? But there's also another, arguably more compelling way to answer this question: look to the data.

Is This Offensive?

Posted 05.10.2012 | Sports

After Jake Peavy shut down the Indians for seven innings on Wednesday en route to his fourth win of the season, CBS Sports took its latest update for ...

America's Pastime and Its Clean Energy Future

Brian F. Keane | Posted 06.10.2012 | Sports
Brian F. Keane

As a growing number of teams and leagues adopt clean energy measures, their fans, in turn, will hopefully do the same.

Indians Pitcher Arrested In Dominican Republic

Posted 01.19.2012 | Sports

Cleveland Indians pitcher Fausto Carmona was arrested on Thursday in the Dominican Republic and charged with using a false identity, according to broa...

Paul Needham

How To Keep Baseball's New Stadiums From Getting Old | Paul Needham | Posted 12.17.2011 | Sports

CLEVELAND -- Progressive Field hasn't played host to a baseball game here in almost a month, since the Indians' playoff hopes were dashed in September...

Movie Review: Moneyball

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.19.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Michael Lewis' book, Moneyball, was a sports thriller disguised as a nonfiction volume about statistics wonks. And Bennett Miller's film of Thomas' bo...

Vinnie Pestano Should Be Turning More Heads

Ben Berkon | Posted 10.29.2011 | Sports
Ben Berkon

In 2010, the Cleveland Indians were in a hurry to get rid of veteran closer Kerry Wood to pave way for youngster Chris Perez. Their urgency was justified.

Walkoff Grand Slam

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.06.2011 | Sports

CLEVELAND -- John Farrell has experienced several tough moments in his first season as Toronto's manager. Thursday night's 5-4 defeat against the C...


AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2011 | Sports

CLEVELAND -- The Indians' Carlos Santana has caught a popped bunt to begin a triple play for Cleveland in his first major league start at first base. ...

Pigs Are Flying: Pitcher Gives Up $12.4 Million

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

Free agency is always a risky venture for both parties. The player wants to cash in on his present value and the club wants to capture that value at the right price. The story of Gil Meche is certainly one for the books.

Bob Feller's Famous Motorcycle Test

Tim Wendel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Tim Wendel

Bob Feller agreed to the stunt because he was as curious as everybody else. How fast could he throw a baseball? Of course, this was before radar guns. So the MLB devised a motorcycle test.

MLB Player Avoids Military Service With Win At Asian Games

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

South Korea's 9-3 gold medal victory over Taiwan on Friday gave Shin-Soo Choo, Cleveland Indians right fielder, a special exemption from serving in th...

The Series

Larry Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Larry Abrams

No matter your opinion of the teams in the World Series, that they are playing each other is a fact, and they are becoming something more than what they were during the season.

WATCH: Benches CLEAR As Red Sox Brawl With Indians

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

(SCROLL DOWN FOR RED SOX-INDIANS FIGHT VIDEO & PHOTOS) BOSTON — Mike Lowell hit a two-run homer on the first pitch he saw after coming off the di...

WATCH: Top Tier Prospect Carted Off Field After Brutal injury

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Indians catcher Carlos Santana was carted off the field Monday night after an ugly collision at home plate with Red Sox outfielder Ryan Kalish. Kalish...

Fan In LeBron James Heat Jersey Creates Firestorm In Cleveland

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

CLEVELAND — A fan wearing a Miami Heat jersey of LeBron James drew the ire of the crowd at a Cleveland Indians game and was escorted out of the ball...

Bruce Drennan, Cleveland Sportscaster, Gives Rant For The Ages (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The Cleveland Indians are 10-17. They have lost four games in a row and 11 of their last 15, including a 5-4 heartbreaker Wednesday night during which...

Yankees Not the Most-Hated Team? Say It Isn't So!

Jon Lewin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jon Lewin

When the Yankees visited the White House, President Obama said that they were "easy to hate." But now the Wall Street Journal reports that the Yankees are only baseball's fifth-most hated team.

WATCH: White Sox's Mark Buehrle Makes AMAZING Play On Opening Day

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Aside from breaking the White Sox record for pitching on Opening Day, Mark Buehrle made an incredible defensive play during Monday's game against the ...

Here's Why Selig Should've Reversed Ump's Call

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Andy Ostroy

For Pete's sake, we let death row inmates out of prison when DNA or some other conclusive evidence proves their innocence. But we cannot overturn an umpire's call?

David Huff Hit In Head By Alex Rodriguez Line Drive

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

(AP) NEW YORK — Indians pitcher David Huff was hit above the left ear by Alex Rodriguez's line drive Saturday and taken to a hospital, where a CT sc...

Selig's Latest Vision for Destroying Baseball Tradition

Eric Trager | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Eric Trager

According to Sports Illustrated, Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig is weighing a plan to realign baseball's divisions -- sort of.

What's in a Name?

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

What then can be done, if anything, about Cleveland's Chief Wahoo? Commissioner Bud Selig has the power in the "best interest of baseball" to encourage a change in the mascot logo.

Native American Insensitivity: An American Tradition

Byron Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Byron Williams

This Sunday, the Oakland Raiders will honor Native American Heritage Month. But I question their choice of opponent--the Kansas City Chiefs. Is it possible to be any more insensitive?

At Season's End, Withering Thoughts on November Baseball, Interleague Play and the Designated Hitter

Robert E. Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Robert E. Murphy

The temperature in New York is 48 degrees as I begin to write this, three hours before the start of the sixth game of the World Series at Yankee Stadi...