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Indians Closer Deletes Twitter Account Over Backlash

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 05.21.2013 | Sports

CLEVELAND -- Indians closer Chris Perez deactivated his Twitter account following two rough outings, and after receiving a slew of negative comments. ...

Tigers Take It To 10.. Then Take A Tumble

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 05.12.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Pinch-hitter Mark Reynolds hit a tiebreaking single in the 10th inning, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Sunday. C...

Verlander Certainly Had An Erratic Night

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 07.11.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — Ubaldo Jimenez outpitched Justin Verlander, and Cleveland's Chris Perez got Miguel Cabrera to hit a game-ending groundout with two on ...

Tigers Show Cleveland Their A-Game

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 05.11.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- The Cleveland Indians entered the day leading the major leagues in home runs. On this night, they were no match for Detroit's pair of slug...

MLB: Umps Made 'Improper Call'

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 07.09.2013 | Sports

CLEVELAND — Major League Baseball said the umpires were wrong. The Athletics knew that all along....

WATCH: Umps Deny A's Game-Tying Homer, Twice

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 07.08.2013 | Sports

CLEVELAND — An apparent game-tying homer by Oakland's Adam Rosales was ruled a double by umpires in the ninth inning, and the Cleveland Indians ...

Respect for Native Americans: Sports Fans Should Heed Sly Stone's Advice

Tom Semioli | Posted 07.07.2013 | Sports
Tom Semioli

Native American groups continue their losing streak in the courtroom as well as in the court of public opinion, likely due to the fact that such behavior has been part of the American sports fabric for so many years that we have fallen ignorant to its harmful effects.

Rios Homers As White Sox Beat Indians 3-2

AP | Posted 04.25.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- A year ago Jose Quintana was just trying to hang on to a spot in Chicago's rotation. Now his position looks pretty secure, especially afte...

Indians Rally For 3-2 Win Over White Sox

AP | JAY COHEN | Posted 04.23.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Asdrubal Cabrera hit a clutch two-run single in his return to the lineup and the Cleveland Indians used a throwing error by reliever Matt T...

WATCH: Astros Outfielder Gets Popcorn Shower

Posted 04.22.2013 | Sports

Houston outfielder Rick Ankiel found himself on the receiving end of a popcorn shower on Sunday afternoon when he attempted to rob Drew Stubbs of a so...

Red Sox Win 5th Straight

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 06.17.2013 | Sports

CLEVELAND — Converted closer Alfredo Aceves coasted through five innings, Mike Napoli and Daniel Nava drove in two runs apiece and the Red Sox, ...

WATCH: Red Sox Manager Hopes Team Can Provide 'A Little Diversion'

Posted 04.17.2013 | Sports

Before his team took the field in Cleveland on Tuesday night, Red Sox manager John Farrell reflected on the tragic bombings at the Boston Marathon. ...

White Sox End Skid With Win Over Indians

AP | Posted 04.15.2013 | Chicago

CLEVELAND -- Jake Peavy struck out 11 in seven innings, Paul Konerko homered and the Chicago White Sox broke a five-game losing streak, beating the Cl...

Indians Pitcher Suspended Again

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 06.12.2013 | Sports

CLEVELAND — Another dangerous pitch has Carlos Carrasco in trouble again. The Cleveland Indians pitcher was suspended for eight games by Major ...

"I Know a Lot More About Being White Than You Know About Being Indian."

Bill Moyers | Posted 06.10.2013 | Media
Bill Moyers

Writer Sherman Alexie, who was born on a Native American reservation, talks with me about feeling "lost and insignificant inside the larger culture," and how his culture's "lack of power" is very apparent in stereotypical sports mascots, like that of the Cleveland Indians.

Francona Gets Lost Before Home Opener

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 04.08.2013 | Sports

CLEVELAND -- Terry Francona has 80 more games to find his way to Progressive Field. His first trip was an adventure. Call it an unintentional walk....

Cleveland Indians Charities Keep Baseball Alive in the Inner City

Justin Sherman | Posted 05.15.2013 | Impact
Justin Sherman

With budgets being slashed, the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) made the difficult decision that they have to cut all spring sports to try to save money -- that includes baseball and softball. But thanks to Cleveland Indians Charities these two sports will still be in play.

Francona Leads Indians In 'Harlem Shake'

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.13.2013 | Sports

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- The Cleveland Indians have taken their swing at the "Harlem Shake." With new manager Terry Francona dressed as a big baby, Jason G...

Indians Make Big Free Agent Splash

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 04.13.2013 | Sports

CLEVELAND — Criticized for not spending enough on free agents in recent years, the Indians splurged on another star. The club agreed to terms M...

Dice-K Finds A New Team

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 04.12.2013 | Sports

CLEVELAND (AP) — With at least one spot open in his rotation, new Indians manager Terry Francona will give a pitcher he knows well a shot to win a s...

Nick Swisher Prepares to Return to the Buckeye State

Bill Lucey | Posted 02.25.2013 | Sports
Bill Lucey

A day after Christmas and Cleveland baseball fans are still savoring what they discovered under their tree; that Ohio born Nick Swisher is now a member of the their beloved Tribe.

5-Tool Outfielder, Prized Prospect Involved In 3-Team Swap

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 02.11.2013 | Sports

CLEVELAND — Shin-Soo Choo didn't want to be part of the Indians' future. So they're moving on without him. Cleveland traded the talented outfie...

Things This Indian-American From Cleveland Is NOT Thankful For This Thanksgiving Day

Deepak Sarma | Posted 01.21.2013 | Religion
Deepak Sarma

While I am indeed thankful for some things this Thanksgiving Day, such as my family, my job, and so on, there are things I'm NOT thankful for this Thanksgiving Day.

Cleveland Indians Provide "Day of Giving" for Those in Need

Justin Sherman | Posted 01.20.2013 | Impact
Justin Sherman

The request to help others is always going to be there. It's our responsibility as citizens of the community to make the effort to lend a hand.

Cleveland Indians Donate More Than $2 Million Through Fill the House Program

Justin Sherman | Posted 12.23.2012 | Impact
Justin Sherman

Any organization, big or small, has some sort of mission statement that they use to internally and externally promote what they are all about. The Cleveland Indians are no different.