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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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns hire new vice president of communications

BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns named Peter John-Baptiste vice president of communications, owner Jimmy Haslam announced Friday. "We are privileged to bring Peter to our staff," said Haslam. "He is a high-quality individual with extensive NFL experience. Peter also has a stellar reputation with the New York Giants, as well as with local and national media. He will...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
12 days ago  |  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...
16 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Not shocking: Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam not ranked top-10 in NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Browns
16 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Haslam's Pilot Flying J skirts prosecution in $92 million deal with feds

Federal prosectors announced a deal with Haslam's truck stop company on Monday. Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam got some good news on Monday, and it has nothing to do with football. His company, Pilot Flying J, has reached a $92 million settlement with the government and will not be prosecuted. The U.S. Department of Justice announced the deal on Monday. The country'...
Via Pro Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  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
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