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State Senator Wants Cleveland Indians To Drop Name, Chief Wahoo

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The Cleveland Indians have used several versions of the Chief Wahoo logo since 1947.
8:56AM
August
8, 2014

An Ohio state senator says it’s time for the Cleveland Indians to drop their nickname and Chief Wahoo mascot.

Former OSU Star, Greg Oden, Arrested For Punching A Woman

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Oden faces two counts of battery after allegedly punching a woman in the face early Thursday morning at his mother's home in suburban Indianapolis.
9:06AM
August 7, 2014

Greg Oden was booked in the Marion County Jail this morning in Indiana on two counts of battery. A police report says officers responded to Oden’s mother’s and “observed blood, swelling to the nose, lacerations to the forehead and nose area of the victim’s face.”

OSU Moves To Host More Night Games

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Ohio Stadium opened in 1922 and has hosted night games for decades, but only recently received permanent lights.
8:24AM
July
18, 2014

Ohio State has hosted night football games in “The Shoe” for decades, but lights have always been trucked in. That’s changing as the school hopes for more exposure to recruits and national TV audiences.

The Economic Impact Of Lebron

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The city of Cleveland was celebrating last week as Lebron James announced he was returning to Cleveland after four years with the Miami Heat.
8:55AM
July
17, 2014

Lebron James’ return to Cleveland is great news for basketball fans there. It’s also good news for their local economy.

Akron Plans Party For LeBron’s Homecoming

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Akron prepares to celebrate the return of Lebron James to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
11:01AM
July 15, 2014

LeBron James’ hometown is planning a big party for his homecoming. Akron city spokeswoman Stephanie York says details of the event are still in the works – but it will be big.

Ohio Candidate Sees Economic Plus In James’ Return

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Democratic candidate for governor, Ed FitzGerald welcomes LeBron James' decision to return to Cleveland.
2:38PM
July 11, 2014

Ohio’s Democratic candidate for governor says LeBron James’ return to Cleveland boosts more than the Cavaliers’ title chances.

LeBron James Says He’s Returning To Cavaliers

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Lebron James says he will return to Cleveland to play for the Cavaliers.
12:39PM
July 11, 2014

LeBron James is going back to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Sports World Keeps Eyes On Lebron, Northeast Ohio

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Lebron James was drafted by the Cavs with the top overall pick in 2003 and spent his first seven season in Cleveland.
8:04AM
July 11, 2014

Lebron James has nearly single-handedly stopped the basketball world. The best player in the world and Northeast Ohio native is reportedly considering a return to the Cleveland Cavaliers after leaving the team in 2010.

OSU Player Pleads Not Guilty To Rioting, Cocaine Possession

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Tracy Sprinkle
2:26PM
July 7, 2014

Ohio State defensive end Tracy Sprinkle has pleaded not guilty to charges of possession of cocaine and drug paraphernalia, rioting and failure to disperse after a weekend bar fight in Lorain, Ohio.

Columbus Earns Soccer Reputation During World Cup

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World Cup viewing parties have been popping up all over Columbus, which ranked second in total viewership in the U.S. during Sunday’s match against Portugal.
7:53AM
June 27, 2014

The avid soccer fans credit the city’s Major League Soccer team and a series of U.S. matches for building the local fan base.