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    Andre Drummond will remain in the Cavaliers | Jason Miller / . Center Andre Drummond will not get out of his contract and will remain another season in the Cleveland Cavaliers. The player himself confirmed it on the Le Batard & Friends podcast. Drummond’s option is worth $ 28 million, a figure he considered unlikely to receive if he decided to go out on the free-agent market. Recall that the 26-year-old came to Cleveland mid-season in a trade with the...
    Credit: Michael Reaves/Getty Images In a terribly unsurprising decision, Andre Drummond will pick up his enormous player option for next season. As the resumption of NBA play looms and the 2020-21 season likely to be shortened, players have decisions to make on their contract options. According to ESPN, two-time All-Star center Andre Drummond said he plans to pick up his option for 2020-21. On Tuesday’s episode of the “Le Batard and Friends-STUpodity” podcast, Drummond said he will “definitely” be back...
    (CBSLA)- Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love has been outspoken about his battle with mental health and his desire to raise awareness of mental health issues. His efforts on that front continued Monday when Love committed $500,000 to his alma mater, UCLA, to go towards their work diagnosing, preventing, treating, and destigmatizing anxiety and depression. The funds from Love are being donated through his foundation and matched by UCLA Centennial Term Chair in order to establish the Kevin Love Fund Centennial...
    President Donald Trump criticized the NFL’s Washington Redskins and MLB’s Cleveland Indians for considering changing their respective names amid growing pressure from the left, and even threw in a jab at Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). “They name teams out of STRENGTH, not weakness, but now the Washington Redskins & Cleveland Indians, two fabled sports franchises, look like they are going to be changing their names in order to be politically correct,” President Trump wrote on Twitter. “Indians, like Elizabeth Warren,...
    David Njoku, #85, Cleveland Browns, (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images) David Njoku may be pushing for a trade, but the Browns shouldn’t feel pressure to sell low. Seemingly out of the blue, early in the July 4 weekend, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Cleveland Browns tight end David Njoku had asked for a trade. A recent change in representation, to Drew Rosenhaus, might the reason for the request. The Browns drafted Njoku in the first round (No. 29 overall) in the...
    President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump second-term plans remain a mystery to GOP Trump to hold outdoor rally in New Hampshire on Saturday Eighty-eight years of debt pieties MORE on Monday criticized the Washington Redskins and Cleveland Indians for reviewing their respective names to potentially change them, saying the professional football and baseball teams were doing so only to be “politically correct.” “They name teams out of STRENGTH, not weakness, but now the Washington Redskins & Cleveland Indians, two fabled sports franchises, look...
    President Donald Trump took a shot at Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday as he ripped the Washington Redskins and Cleveland Indians for considering a name change. “They name teams out of STRENGTH, not weakness, but now the Washington Redskins & Cleveland Indians, two fabled sports franchises, look like they are going to be changing their names in order to be politically correct,” the president tweeted. “Indians, like Elizabeth Warren, must be very angry right now!” They name teams...
    TAMPA, FL - OCTOBER 21: David Njoku #85 of the Cleveland Browns catches a pass during pregame before a game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on October 21, 2018 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.(Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images) The Bears can upgrade their tight end position with a trade for David Njoku. The Bears tried to solve their tight end issues through free agency and the NFL Draft, as they added veteran Jimmy Graham, formerly of the rival...
    Mark Wilson/Getty Images During Monday’s White House briefing, press secretary Kayleigh McEnany was asked if President Donald Trump supports renaming the Cleveland Indians or the Washington Redskins. She said that she hasn’t spoken to POTUS about it, but Trump may have been watching, because after the press conference he weighed in and decried the planned name changes as efforts to be “politically correct.” Both teams recently made news saying they’re looking into name changes. And this afternoon, Trump tweeted, “They...
    CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 14: Francisco Lindor #12 of the Cleveland Indians looks on during the first game of a doubleheader against the Minnesota Twins on September 14, 2019 at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Brace Hemmelgarn/Minnesota Twins/Getty Images) Francisco Lindor used the COVID-19 pandemic to his advantage in a prank on Terry Francona. Cleveland baseball is in the middle of a transition. With the team name up in the air, and potential start of the regular season...
    GLENDALE, ARIZONA - SEPTEMBER 29: Outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney #90 of the Seattle Seahawks reacts on the field during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at State Farm Stadium on September 29, 2019 in Glendale, Arizona. The Seahawks won 27 to 10. (Photo by Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images) If the Cleveland Browns add an edge rusher, it looks like it’ll be Jadeveon Clowney or no one. It’s past July 4 now, and Jadeveon Clowney remains available on the NFL free-agent...
    Following the steps of the Washington Redskins, the Cleveland Indians recently announced they would take a look into their team name to determine whether it needs to be changed. “We are committed to making a positive impact in our community and embrace our responsibility to advance social justice and equality. Our organization fully recognizes our team name is among the most visible ways in which we connect with the community,” the statement reads. “We have had ongoing discussions organizationally on...
    Gavin Rossdale talks sex, lies and failed marriage to Gwen Stefani Trump claims only he can keep your portfolio afloat, but JPMorgan says a Biden win would be neutral to positive for stocks Cleveland Indians name change: 7 MLB fan suggestions for a new name The Cleveland Indians, like Washington’s NFL team, announced they, too, are reviewing their team name, which could mean the franchise will make a change. © Provided by For The Win And, like with Washington,...
    BOSTON (CBS) — One of the bigger stories in sports on July Fourth weekend came out of the nation’s capital, where the Washington Redskins are formally undergoing an examination of changing the name of the team. On the heels of that news, eyes turned toward Cleveland, where the Indians have made some slight changes over the years to their uniforms and branding but have yet to explore a name change for the team. Indians manager Terry Francona, a baseball lifer,...
    Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona is okay with the team’s name changing. Following the Washington Redskins opening up the door to changing their name, the Indians released a statement saying the organization would “determine the best path forward with regard to our team name.” The man running the clubhouse supports a change. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by indians (@indians) on Jul 3,...
    A month before the resumption of the 2019-20 NBA season, Coach Frank Vogel and the Los Angeles Lakers faced a huge dilemma when veteran shooting guard Avery Bradley opted out of the league’s restart. Citing family concerns as his main motive, Bradley decided that it would best of his interest not to rejoin the Lakers when the 2019-20 NBA season resumes on July 30. Losing Bradley is undeniably tough for the Lakers since he’s one of their regular starters before...
    CLEVELAND — Cleveland manager Terry Francona won’t sidestep the hot-button topic any longer. He believes the Indians need to change their contentious nickname. “I think it’s time to move forward,” Francona said Sunday. Francona’s comments came two days after the Indians, amid a nationwide movement to erase racially insensitive symbols, released a statement saying the organization is “committed to engaging our community and appropriate stakeholders to determine the best path forward with regard to our team name.” The team’s announcement...
    Dominion, Duke cancel Atlantic Coast Pipeline As Black buying power grows, racial profiling by retailers remains persistent problem Terry Francona says Cleveland Indians should change name Nationwide protests against racism over the past several weeks have, among other changes, prompted multiple pro sports teams whose names have racist origins to rethink their brand. While most of the controversy has been focused on the Washington football team, which has used a slur against Native Americans as its team name since...
    Bob Feller once likened his longtime Cleveland teammate Larry Doby to Buzz Aldrin, noting the second man syndrome. Aldrin went through all the same training, peril and unknown as Neil Armstrong, but he was second to step foot on the moon. Thus, Ryan Gosling played Armstrong in “First Man,” not Aldrin. Doby was the second player to break the major league color line. Sunday was the 73rd anniversary of Doby becoming the first black player in the American League, 81...
    Terry Francona has been the manager of the Indians since 2013 | Hannah Foslien / . The manager of the Cleveland Indians, Terry Francona, gave his approval for the team to change its name, after the controversy that has arisen in recent years due to the fact that many Native Americans consider it offensive with their culture. “I think it is time to move on,” Francona said during an interview with journalist Tom Withers of The Associated Press. Terry Francona,...
    The fight over monuments asks who is an American hero and who is a symbol of hate? As Black buying power grows, racial profiling by retailers remains persistent problem Cleveland Indians Manager Terry Francona Thinks Franchise Should Change Its Name Count Terry Francona among those who want the Cleveland Indians to change their name. During a Zoom call after a workout on Sunday, Francona was asked about the franchise potentially changing its name and he responded, I think its...
    Bob Feller once likened his longtime Cleveland teammate Larry Doby to Buzz Aldrin, noting the second man syndrome. Aldrin went through all the same training, peril and unknown as Neil Armstrong, but he was second to step foot on the moon. Thus, Ryan Gosling played Armstrong in “First Man,” not Aldrin. Doby was the second player to break the major league color line. Sunday was the 73rd anniversary of Doby becoming the first black player in the American League, 81...
    U.S. Cases Rise 1.2%; Call for Antibody Therapy: Virus Update As Black buying power grows, racial profiling by retailers remains persistent problem Cleveland Indians manager on teams name: Time to move forward (Reuters) - Cleveland Indians manger Terry Francona said on Sunday he feels the Major League Baseball club should change its contentious moniker, in place now for 105 years. © Reuters/Ralph Freso Indians Terry Francona looks on during their MLB Cactus League spring training baseball game against the...
    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - SEPTEMBER 26: Manager Terry Francona #77 of the Cleveland Indians stands on the field prior to the game against the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field on September 26, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images) The Cleveland Indians are considering a name change, and their future Hall of Fame manager thinks it’s time. Terry Francona wants change. The Cleveland Indians are likely going to give it to him. After seeing the Washington Redskins...
    CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Cleveland are condemning rising gun violence and violent crime as a score of people were shot and three killed over the Fourth of July holiday weekend. Police said a 57-year-old man, a 50-year-old man and a 47-year-old man were killed in shootings between 8 p.m. Saturday and 5 a.m. Sunday in the city. The other victims included an 8-year-old girl shot in the arm as she sat in the back seat of a car...