Thursday, January 17, 2013
The Cleveland Browns have sold the naming rights to their stadium. What do you think about the new name?
Cleveland Browns Stadium is no more. From now on, fans will watch Cleveland football games at FirstEnergy Stadium. On Tuesday afternoon, Browns owner Jimmy Haslem announced that Akron-based FirstEnergy Corporation was awarded the naming rights to the football stadium. It is the first time in franchise history that the Browns stadium has a corporate name, joining the ranks of other NFL teams who have done the same, according to The Plain Dealer. They reported that no details of the agreement between the two parties were disclosed. What do you think of the new stadium name? What would you name it? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Monday, December 31, 2012
It has been reported today that the Cleveland Browns' head coach and General Manager Tom Heckert have been fired on Monday.
We all saw it coming after the Cleveland Browns 24-10 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday, but it was confirmed on Monday: Head Coach Pat Shurmer and General Manager Tom Heckert are gone. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported through Twitter Monday morning that both had been fired after a less-than-stellar 5-11 season. Shurmer had a dismal 9-23 record over his first two seasons as the head coach. He took the position in 2011. Heckert was hired in 2010. With Shurmur out the door, the Browns will begin their search for a new head coach immediately. The Plain Dealer reports some names in the running are University of Oregon coach Chip Kelly, Penn State's Bill O'Brien, Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator and interim head coach Bruce Arians and…
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Blogger Justin Waite discusses the day Jimmy Haslam III took over the Cleveland Browns
Friday, July 27, 2012
The team’s owner, Randy Lerner, has said he is in conversations with Jimmy Haslam, who is “interested in making an investment.”
Updated, 2:40 p.m.: Fox 8 News Cleveland reports that Randy Lerner will sell his controlling interest in the Cleveland Browns. Cleveland Browns owner Randy Lerner has confirmed rumors that he is in negotiations with a potential investor, Jimmy Haslam. According to a release on the Browns' website, Haslam is “interested in making an investment in the Cleveland Browns.” Crain’s Cleveland Business reports that it is not clear whether the move would make Haslam a majority or minority owner in the team if it goes through. But Fox 8 reported Friday that team president Mike Holmgrem has confirmed that Lerner is selling controlling interest in the Browns. According to the release from the Browns, Lerner and Haslam plan to keep details of the …