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Forbes says the Browns are the 22nd most valuable NFL team

We already knew the Browns were valuable because Jimmy Haslam paid a big price to buy the team from the Lerner family. Just how valuable are the Browns relative to the rest of the league? Forbes says the Browns are 22nd. Team value: $1.12 billion Revenue 2013: $276 million Operating income 2013: $35 million There’s also no secret why the Browns sought the services of Alec Scheiner...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Haslam wants Johnny Manziel to be like Derek Jeter

Browns owner Jimmy Haslam told reporters on Saturday that he would like Johnny Manziel to conduct himself like Yankees baseball star Derek Jeter. Jimmy Haslam says he hopes Johnny Manziel can model his behavior after Derek Jeter. So … gift baskets. — Bart Hubbuch (@HubbuchNYP) July 26, 2014 Jeter has quite a history with women, but he stays out of the limelight when it comes...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns owner agrees to pay huge fine to avoid prosecution

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Authorities say the truck-stop company owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has agreed to pay $92 million in fines for cheating customers out of promised rebates and discounts. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Tennessee, Pilot Flying J has accepted responsibility for the criminal conduct...
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmy Haslam’s Pilot Flying J reaches deal with Feds

The Cleveland Browns may have avoided a major off-field distraction on Monday afternoon. The good news comes by way of owner Jimmy Haslam and his multi-billion dollar company, Pilot Flying J. According to multiple reports, Haslam and his company reached a deal with the federal government that will ultimately help the company avoid criminal charges. That is great news for the Cleveland...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Pilot Flying J to pay $92M fine

It looks as if a chapter Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam would rather forget could be ending. The U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee announced on Monday that Haslam's company, Pilot Flying J, has entered into a criminal enforcement agreement and has agreed to a $92 million penalty. As part of the agreement, Pilot accepts legal responsibility for the criminal...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Pilot Flying J will pay the feds $92 million to avoid being prosecuted for fraud

According to,  Pilot Flying J has reached a $92 million agreement with the FBI in order to avoid being prosecuted for defrauding numerous truck drivers. Pilot Flying J said Monday it has “reached an understanding with the U. S. Attorney’s office” and the U. S. Department of Justice, that the company will not be prosecuted. According to a news release, the agreement...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns owner: Homeless guy convinced me to draft Manziel

What if I told you that a homeless person is the reason the Cleveland Browns selected Johnny Manziel? Would you believe it? Well that’s the story ESPN’s Sal Paolantonio was selling to viewers. After the Browns traded up four spots to take Manziel at No. 22 overall in the draft, Paolantonio shared a story about […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns NFL Mock Draft all seven rounds

Cleveland Browns owner, Jimmy Haslam, fired Joe Banner and Michael Lombardi. Now Ray Farmer takes over as the teams new General Manager. Prior to his position with the Browns, he was Director of Pro Personnel for the Kansas City Chiefs from 2006-2012 and a scout for the Atlanta Falcons from 2002-2006. Farmer takes over a team with plenty of upside. The Browns have picks, m...
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmy Haslam owner of the Cleveland Browns aiming to bring impact player to franchise

    Since the return of the Cleveland Browns in 1999, the organization has been one of the leagues absolute worst teams. From 1999 to 2013 the team has lost ten or more games, in 12 of the last 15 seasons, including six straight seasons of ten or more loses. Ready for this, from 1946 to 1995 prior to Cleveland hiatus the Browns had double digit losing seasons seven times total. Ea...
March 03, 2014  |  1 Comment

Jimmy Haslam FINALLY gets it right for the Browns

Today is Tuesday, February 11th, 2014. Mark this day on your calendars, Cleveland Browns nation! This day will be looked back upon as the day real progress was made.   This day, the Cleveland Browns took a huge step in the right direction. They finally accepted the fact that the front-office was the problem. It was not the players, which included many Pro-Bowlers. It was not the...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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