Found January 15, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
According to the Cleveland Plain-Dealer, the Browns have landed a stadium naming rights deal with FirstEnergy Corp.  Cleveland Browns Stadium will now be called “FirstEnergy Stadium.”  FirstEnergy Corp. Chief Executive Officer Anthony Alexander and Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam Tuesday afternoon announced a partnership that changed the name of the lakefront stadium to “FirstEnergy Stadium, Home of the Cleveland Browns.” The deal must be approved by the Cleveland City Council, because the city owns the stadium. The lease between the team and the city encourages the Browns to sell naming rights. City council, which has 30 days to approve the deal, will probably hear from the public about the new name, partly because fans have been paying seat licensing since the stadium opened in 1999, and all Cuyahoga County residents have been paying a “sin tax” to help finance the debt on the stadium. Still, the deal should sail through an approval vote. City Council President Martin Sweeney ...
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