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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.

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.

Does Ohio Have Enough Oversight Of Booster Clubs?

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says the state has increased oversight of booster clubs, including making a club file a report with the attorney general's office if the club has more than $25,000 in assets
8:26AM
May 27, 2014

Two Mansfield boosters are headed to prison after pleading guilty to stealing tens of thousands of dollars. With that case in mind, WOSU’s sports podcast After the Score asked Ohio Attorney General MIke DeWine if the state has enough oversight of booster clubs.

OHSAA Reduces Competitive Advantage of Ohio Private Schools

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10:58AM
May
23, 2014

Ohio high school athletic director have approved changes that will look to reduce the advantage well-funded private school often have over the public school rivals.

Former Clipper Joins Lawsuit Over Minor League Pay

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Former Columbus Clipper Matt Lawson is among the players suing Major League Baseball, league commissioner Bud Selig, and several individual teams, which pay players on their minor league teams.
8:40AM
May
16, 2014

Matt Lawson is among the players suing Major League Baseball, the league’s commissioner, and several individual teams for what the plaintiffs called unlawfully-low wages.

Blue Jackets Look Toward Next Season

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Derek Mackenzie is one of several unrestricted free agents who could leave or stay with the Blue Jackets.
7:29AM
May 2, 2014

With the Blue Jackets out of the playoffs, WOSU’s sports podcast looks at what could be in store for next season.

Aaron Craft Prepares For Life After OSU

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Aaron Craft is known as a great defender, which helped him make Grantland's "Most Hated College Basketball Player" bracket.
8:03AM
March 7, 2014

The senior point guard known for his great defense plays his final home game this weekend. For WOSU’s sports podcast “After the Score”, Thomas Bradley and Steve Brown spoke with Craft about his four years at OSU.

Reds, Indians Fans Hopeful For 2014

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The Reds and Indians both reached the postseason in 2013; that's the first time both teams made the playoffs in the same season since 1995.
12:32PM
February 21, 2014

Vendors are hawking beer and peanuts, grounds crews are chalking the baselines, and everyone is a contender. That means spring training is underway.

Columbus Curling Club Gets Boost From Olympics

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A member of the Columbus Curling Club slides a stone across the ice.
8:30AM
February
18, 2014

The sport that usually toils in obscurity garners a lot of interest once every four years during the winter Olympics. That’s happening once again in Columbus.