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Morning news and notes for Thursday, September 14, 2017.

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We know how great this team has been to root for. It’s sad that the Indians had to make history to get everyone else to notice.

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Indians trailed only 4 innings during 21 wins | MLB.com - JoePos takes it game by game

LeBron James sent the Cleveland Indians a congrats video after win 21 - SBNation.com - James even gives them some motivation to keep winning.

Reflecting on 21 straight wins - Let's Go Tribe - This was a lot of fun and I hope it never ends.

Indians' 21-game win streak against all odds | MLB.com - Castrovince weighs in: “In many respects, the 2017 Cleveland Indians have broken baseball, with a day-by-day dismantling of the opposition that has somehow avoided not just deserved defeat but even accidental adversity.”

Indians are chasing history and 1916 Giants | MLB.com - That streak has sparked discussion because of a game against the Pirates on Sept. 18, 1916, but it was halted because of inclement weather after eight innings with the score 1-1.

Indians' 21st straight win ties MLB record, but they aren't talking about it - The Washington Post - It’s as if Cleveland has imposed an internal fine system whereupon a player or staff member is docked every time they utter the word “streak.”

Indians Win-Streak Facts | FanGraphs Baseball - More numbers!

Cleveland Indians win 21 in a row ... in name of Rocky Colavito! -- Terry Pluto (photos) | cleveland.com - The Cleveland Indians have won an American League record 21 in a row. It's very special to fans of a certain age.

Indians' record winning streak attracts new label: America's Team - Cleveland and the Indians should savor the moment, knowing this likely will never happen again in their lifetimes.

21-0! The Indians may never lose again - SweetSpot- ESPN - Move over, Moneyball: Cleveland made American League history with its 21st straight win. We go inside the stars and key moments of the streak (so far).

Amazingly, The Indians Are Even Better Than They Seem - 538 - Even after 21 straight wins, there’s evidence they have underperformed — which is nuts.

Indians won their 21st straight game, and we’re in love - SBNation.com - The Indians have become appointment television during the regular season, and that’s a new concept for those outside Cleveland.

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Who cares? The Cleveland Indians have won 21 straight games. The Indians are what is happening around baseball.