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The Associated Press

Indians to meet with Native Americans on potential new name

CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Indians will consult with Native American groups as they consider changing the name of their franchise for the first time since 1915.

Owner Paul Dolan gave more details on the steps the team is undertaking on a potential name change amid a national movement to remove racist symbols and monuments.

When is a slump worse than a slump? When there are 60 games

Just as sure as someone could take advantage of this year's pandemic-truncated, 60-game Major League Baseball schedule to hit .400, there are bound to be players who end up with much worse stats than they'd like.

After all, it's harder for a batter to make up for a bad week or a pitcher to mask a rough inning when there are only about two months to play instead of six.