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Guardians chosen as new name for Cleveland's baseball team

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CLEVELAND - While riding his bike over a bridge across the Cuyahoga River near Progressive Field, Indians owner Paul Dolan rarely paid much attention to the eight giant stone figures that seem to guard the city.
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Cleveland's baseball team goes from Indians to Guardians

Cleveland's baseball team goes from Indians to Guardians

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Known as the Indians since 1915, Cleveland's Major League Baseball team announced Friday it'll be called Guardians, effective at the end of the 2021 season.
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White House backs Cleveland Guardians name change

White House backs Cleveland Guardians name change

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The Biden administration is supportive of Cleveland's baseball team changing its name to the Guardians, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Friday.
“We certainly support their change of name,” Psaki told reporters.
The Major League Baseball team announced earlier in the day that it would be dropping its long-standing Indians moniker after years of criticism that it appropriates Native American imagery in ways that were insensitive and offensive.
Cleveland's name change is part of a broader movement to change or revisit casual use of Native American symbols, particularly within...
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The Cleveland Indians Have Changed Their Name, Here's Where Other Teams Stand With Names

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Despite the decision by the Guardian's on Friday, the Braves, Chiefs and Blackhawks have said that they do not have plans to alter their names.
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