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Updated: 11:13 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020

The Cleveland Indians will change the baseball team's name, according to a Sunday evening report from the New York Times

The Wall Street Journal, ESPN and the Washington Post quickly followed with additional confirmation, all from anonymous sources.

Columbus Crew Win 2nd MLS Title, Beating Seattle 3-0

Dec 13, 2020
Columbus Crew players raise the trophy after defeating the Seattle Sounders 3-0 in the MLS Cup championship game Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, in Columbus.
Jay LaPrete / AP

Lucas Zelarayán scored midway through the first half and provided the clinching goal in the 82nd minute, and the Columbus Crew claimed their second MLS Cup title beating the defending champions Seattle Sounders 3-0.

Minnesota United midfielder Osvaldo Alonso (6) tries to take the ball from Columbus Crew midfielder Lucas Zelarrayan (10) during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Kissimmee, Fla., Tuesday, July 28, 2020.
Reinhold Matay / AP

Columbus Crew SC and MAPFRE Stadium take the national stage Saturday as the Crew battle for the most-coveted trophy in American professional soccer. It’s hard to imagine a bigger turnaround from 2017, when the club appeared likely to move to Austin, Texas.

Gov. Mike DeWine tweeted out this photo of him signing a bill on addiction treatment drugs. His office didn't share a photo of him signing HB 272, which he signed the same day.
Office of Gov. Mike DeWine

As expected, Gov. Mike DeWine has announced he will extend Ohio's nightly curfew until after New Year's.

Ohio State football helmet
Brynn Anderson / AP

Ohio State was still ranked number four in the latest college football playoff rankings released Tuesday night. The top four teams at the end of the season make the playoff.

Jayme Henderson says her college's decision to cancel fall graduation over coronavirus concerns felt like "a slap in the face."

Henderson, a graduating senior at the University of Missouri in Columbia, remembers thinking about the campus activities that hadn't been cancelled: Football was still on, with fans still able to attend games in-person, and there were even some in-person classes. To make matters worse, the email cancelling fall commencement arrived the same day as another email detailing parking restrictions for big game day crowds.

Columbus Crew midfielder Artur (8) and Minnesota United midfielder Jacori Hayes (5) battle for the ball during the second half of an MLS soccer match in Kissimmee, Fla., Tuesday, July 28, 2020.
Reinhold Matay / AP

The Columbus Crew are on the verge of winning their second MLS Cup in club history.

Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields throws a pass against Indiana during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio.
Jay LaPrete / Associated Press

The Ohio State Buckeyes are packing up for a trip to East Lansing to play Michigan State after having to cancel last week’s game against Illinois. 

Columbus Crew forward Gyasi Zardes (11) sets up for a play in front of FC Cincinnati midfielder Frankie Amaya (24) during an MLS soccer match, Saturday, July 11, 2020, in Kissimmee, Fla.
Phelan M. Ebenhack / AP

Pedros Santos and Gyasi Zardes scored three minutes apart early in overtime and the Columbus Crew beat expansion Nashville SC 2-0 on Sunday to advance to the MLS Eastern Conference finals.

Ohio State head coach Ryan Day talks to his players during a game against Indiana, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, at Ohio Stadium.
Jay LaPrete / AP

Updated, 10:37 p.m. Friday, November 27

Ohio State's football game with Illinois slated for Saturday has been canceled due to a COVID-19 spike among the Buckeyes, including coach Ryan Day. Ohio State announced it was canceling the game on Friday night a little more than 13 hours before kickoff. 

Ohio State guard Kelsey Mitchell, right, dribbles the basketball while being defended by Maryland guard Kaila Charles during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the finals of the Big Ten conference tournament on March 4, 2018.
R Brent Smith / Associated Press

Ohio State’s Athletics Department has cancelled a women's basketball game scheduled for Wednesday evening due to COVID-19 results from their planned opponents.

Columbus Blue Jackets' Matt Duchene, top right, scores a goal against Boston Bruins' Tuukka Rask, of Finland, during the second period of Game 3 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series Tuesday, April 30, 2019, in Nationwide Arena.
Jay LaPrete / AP

The Columbus Blue Jackets plan to re-open their off-ice facilities next week following positive COVID-19 results among players.

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