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Cleveland Browns owners father in car crash

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) A family spokesman says Pilot Flying J truck stop founder and father of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam is all right after being involved in a three-car accident. Spokesman Tom Ingram says Jim Haslam was examined and released by his doctor after the Monday wreck. According to Knoxville police spokesman Darrell DeBusk, Haslam...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jimmy Haslam squashed any chance of Josh Gordon being traded to the 49ers

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports,  Browns owner Jimmy Haslam shut down any possibility of Josh Gordon being traded to the 49ers last season. The Browns’ discussions to deal troubled wide receiver Josh Gordon last year were curtailed at the request of owner Jimmy Haslam, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the situation, serving in essence as a tie-breaker...
Via Pro Football Zone
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Save us, Johnny Football (2014 Browns Season Preview)

When he arrived in Cleveland in 2012, Browns owner Jimmy Haslam wasted no time making clear that the NFL franchise he wants to emulate is the Dallas Cowboys, a team with only one playoff win in 17 years, but one that’s established itself as the best in the league at squeezing every last dime out of its brand. Since the end of last season, Browns fans seeking hope that their...
Via Cleveland Frowns
19 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...
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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

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...
Via cover32 - Browns
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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