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Browns fan who peed on Art Modell’s grave faces a 2 year jail sentence

The Cleveland Browns fan who peed on Art Modell‘s grave has been ID’d by cops and charged for the crime. Now the suspect, 61-year-old Paul S. Serbu from Ohio faces up to 2 years in jail for the crime. Last month, Serbu posted a video on YouTube of himself urinating on Modell’s grave site in Maryland. Obviously he […] The post Browns fan who peed on Art Modell’s grave...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

What a pisser: Browns fan who urinated on Art Modell’s grave facing charges (video)

In case anybody’s wondering, the poorly conceived plan to desecrate a grave by urinating on it and then compounding that egregious act by making the questionable decision to post a video that documents that transgression to YouTube? Not a good idea. It’s a lesson that an as of yet unidentified Cleveland Browns fan probably wishes […] The post What a pisser: Browns fan who urinated...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Police found the man who urinated on Art Modell’s grave

According to TMZ Sports,  Maryland police have identified the Browns fan who decided to videotape himself urinating on the grave of Art Modell and then posted it on YouTube. Now, the Baltimore County Police Department tells us … they have positively ID’d the suspect and “made contact” with him during the investigation. We’re told cops interviewed the suspect — and took...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Family of Art Modell plans on pressing charges against the man who peed on the former Browns/Ravens owner

According to the Baltimore Sun, police are investigating the incident in which a man peed on the grave of former Browns/Ravens owner Art Modell. “There is a statute on the books that regulates disorderly or indecent conduct in a cemetery,” county police spokeswoman Elise Armacost said in an email Wednesday. “They have to look at the video to see if the behavior depicted fits...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

“I’m not about to rape this city as others have done. You’ll never hear me say, ‘If I don’t get this I’m moving’” (The Document that every Pro Football Hall of Fame Voter should see before deciding on Art Modell)

One significantly under-remembered fact about Art Modell is that he was sued by Browns season ticket holders when he moved the franchise to Baltimore after the 1995 NFL season. The Plaintiffs were a class representing all 1995 Browns season ticket holders, and they sued Modell and the Browns for fraud, breach of contract, and violations of the Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act, with...
Via Cleveland Frowns
January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Ray Lewis gives moving eulogy at Art Modell’s funeral (Video)

Several current and former Baltimore Ravens attended the funeral for former team owner Art Modell, who died at the age of 87 last week. No surprise it was accomplished motivational speaker Ray Lewis who stood out for the speech he gave. Lewis, the second ever draft choice by the Ravens, eulogized Modell. He spoke about Modell being a visionary for moving the Cleveland Browns...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 12, 2012  |  4 Comments

Art Modell Tribute Nixed in Cleveland as Family Fears Angry Backlash From Fans

CLEVELAND -- Avoiding a negative reaction and potentially ugly scene, the Cleveland Browns will honor a request by Art Modell's family and not acknowledge the former owner's death before Sunday's season opener. The Browns had planned an "appropriate recognition" for Modell, who died Thursday at 87. But Modell's son, David, spoke to Browns president Mike...
Via NESN.com
September 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Plans changed: Browns will not recognize Modell

The Browns have honored the request of Art Modell's family and decided not to recognize his death prior to Sunday's season opener against the Eagles. Browns president Mike Holmgren talked with Modell's son David, who asked on behalf of the family that nothing be done in Cleveland. The team's original decision to "appropriately" recognize Modell's death...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
September 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Opinion: Browns should skip moment of silence

The death of Art Modell is national news, but it's especially big news in Cleveland and Baltimore. Both of those cities host NFL games on Opening Weekend. Based on past precedent, there could be a leaguewide moment of silence observed in Modell's memory before kickoffs Sunday and Monday. In Baltimore, obviously, there will be some kind of full tribute. In Cleveland, the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Modell gravely ill in hospital

Art Modell, the controversial former Browns owner who moved the team out of Cleveland, has been hospitalized in Baltimore and his condition is worsening, according to a local TV station. Family members, including his two sons, have gathered to be with the 87-year-old Modell, WKYC-TV reports. Modell moved the Browns to Baltimore following the 1995 season and renamed them the Ravens...
Via Fox Sports
September 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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