Cleveland Indians Will Review Name After Redskins Controversy

As the Native mascot issue heats up, Washington Redskins minority owners look to sell their stakes

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Several major league teams and hundreds of school teams around the country use names and mascots that are offensive to Native Americans. Getty Images

The Cleveland Indians announced via Twitter late Friday that the team would consider a name change.

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