The Athletic claimed Callaway, “aggressively pursued at least five women who work in sports media, sending three of them inappropriate photographs and asking one of them to send nude photos in return." The Indians said the article was the first time they were made aware of it.
The Cleveland Indians acknowledged on Monday afternoon intent to begin the name-changing process, but added the franchise will keep the “Indians” title until a new, “non-Native American” one is decided upon.
The decision to drop the name the team has had since 1915 came down on Sunday in the midst of social justice movements to stop sports teams from using Native American-themed elements for their mascots.
This apparent love for the Tribe is what motivated him that night break COVID-19 restrictions and to climb over the park’s left-field fence. For a few minutes, he was one of only two people in the stadium that were not allowed to be there.