After years of protests from Native American groups and baseball fans, the Cleveland Indians are looking to change the franchise's name.

According to a report by The New York Times, an insider said the Indians plan to keep the name and uniform through 2021 and then rebrand in 2022. Two others say the team plans on "moving forward without a replacement name then coming up with a new name in consultation with the public."

The move comes a year after the team began phasing out its mascot, Chief Wahoo, an over-the-top, large-nosed Native American stereotype.

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