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  1. Bruce Arians: Wish I had chance to turn around Browns


    Wed, 28 Oct 2015

    coaching alongside Todd Bowles and Chuck Pagano. New Browns owner Jimmy Haslam can point the blame at the previous top man, Randy Lerner , for whiffing on Arians. The truth, though, is that Cleveland has missed on one coach, quarterback and draft pick after

  2. Buffalo Bills head toward 2014 season with fate still up in the air


    Tue, 27 May 2014

    were announced, even those charged with guiding the teams. Former Browns president Mike Holmgren was so taken aback when Randy Lerner -- for whom he usually acted as a stand-in at owners' events -- sold his organization to Jimmy Haslam in 2012 that when

  3. Alex Mack 'fired up' about Cleveland Browns after unique ordeal


    Wed, 23 Apr 2014

    21st overall selection in 2009. There have been defeats (at least 11 in each of Mack's five seasons), regime changes ( Randy Lerner /Eric Mangini to Lerner/Mike Holmgren/Tom Heckert to Jimmy Haslam/Joe Banner/Mike Lombardi to Haslam/Farmer

  4. Mike Holmgren: I should have coached the Browns


    Tue, 22 Apr 2014

    Looking back on his unsuccessful run in Cleveland, former Browns president Mike Holmgren says he wanted to coach the team himself -- but former owner Randy Lerner wouldn't let him.

  5. Rob Chudzinski firing infuriates many Cleveland Browns players


    Mon, 30 Dec 2013

    unnerving given the earlier preachings of Haslam, a former Pittsburgh Steelers minority owner who purchased the Browns from Randy Lerner in October of 2012, and Banner, the longtime Philadelphia Eagles president Haslam installed as his CEO. Even before blowing

  6. Jim Brown: Trent Richardson trade by Browns brilliant


    Fri, 27 Sep 2013

    kind of money that he could pay his guys and never really be there," Brown said. "He took advantage of (former owner) Randy ( Lerner ) and it was just a shame. Randy's a good guy. Young owner. Wanted someone to take the pressure off of him. Mike came

  7. Report: Jaguars' Shad Khan in talks to buy Fulham F.C.


    Wed, 10 Jul 2013

    The Glazer family, owner of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers , also oversees Manchester United, and former Cleveland Browns owner Randy Lerner owns Aston Villa. One way or another, Khan will be in London come October, when his Jaguars host the San Francisco 49ers

  8. Jim Brown: Mike Holmgren didn't respect me


    Fri, 31 May 2013

    respect is a big thing" in his relationship with the Browns . Although a rift developed between Brown and former team owner Randy Lerner , Brown told NFL Network's Willie McGinest and Andrew Siciliano he holds former team president Mike Holmgren responsible

  9. Jim Brown rejoins Cleveland Browns as special advisor


    Fri, 31 May 2013

    rejoined the franchise as a special advisor, mending a decades-long relationship that grew strained under former owner Randy Lerner . "To have '32' back on our team ... is tremendously important, and it goes a long way toward what we're trying to

  10. Cleveland Browns bring Jim Brown aboard in new role


    Wed, 29 May 2013

    that Brown, 77, will be introduced in a new role with the organization. Brown had a rocky relationship with former owner Randy Lerner , especially after ex-team president Mike Holmgren took over. It doesn't sound like Brown's new job under Haslam

  11. What can Jim Brown do for you?


    Wed, 29 May 2013


    is back and re hired Wednesday as a special advisor the has limits a similar role. To the one he had under former owner Randy Lerner before position was again eliminated. This won't say emphatically. I like. The new match you. Respect. The new ownership

  12. Jimmy Haslam apologizes to Cleveland Browns fans


    Tue, 7 May 2013

    apologized to Cleveland Browns fans and promised to bring the city a winning team. Haslam, who bought the Browns last year from Randy Lerner , was the featured speaker Monday night at the Northeastern Ohio Chapter of the National Football Foundation's 25th annual

  13. New Browns owner Jimmy Haslam sells stake in Steelers


    Thu, 11 Apr 2013

    the shares he acquired in 2008. Haslam spent $1.05 billion last October to buy a 70 percent stake in the Browns from Randy Lerner . Haslam -- who made his fortune as president and CEO of Pilot Flying J, the largest operator of travel centers and travel

  14. Browns owner Jimmy Haslam returns to family business


    Mon, 11 Feb 2013

    say will not affect his involvement with the rebuilding NFL franchise. Haslam, who bought the Browns for $1 billion from Randy Lerner in August, had stepped down from Pilot Flying J in September when he hired former PepsiCo president John Compton. Haslam

  15. Cleveland Browns close to selling stadium naming rights


    Mon, 14 Jan 2013

    sponsor for numerous professional sports teams, including Cleveland's Browns , Indians and Cavaliers. Former Browns owner Randy Lerner declined to sell naming rights to Cleveland Browns Stadium, which opened on the shore of Lake Erie in 1999 when the team

  16. Cleveland Browns face uncertain future as rebuilding begins


    Thu, 29 Nov 2012

    live with the idea that you have to produce or it's out of our hands. I don't feel any differently. I do think that if Randy Lerner was still the owner, I'd still be doing whatever I could to build a team." Shurmur wishes the team's record was better

  17. How to fix Eagles, Cowboys, Chargers, other struggling teams


    Wed, 31 Oct 2012

    Haslam is now officially the owner. Joe Banner is officially the CEO. Haslam and Banner both represent major upgrades (over Randy Lerner and a checked-out Mike Holmgren, respectively). That's just the beginning. In January, general manager Tom Heckert

  18. Sale of Cleveland Browns to Jimmy Haslam finalized


    Thu, 25 Oct 2012

    Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns officially belong to Jimmy Haslam. His $1.05 billion purchase of the NFL franchise from Randy Lerner was closed Thursday, just nine days after the sale was approved by the league's owners. Haslam now owns 70 percent of

  19. Nine really random things and whatever else is going on around the NFL…


    Sun, 21 Oct 2012

    s performance on the field today — or, likely won’t — but it is noteworthy. After years of having an owner in Randy Lerner who was never around, Haslam will be the opposite. He’s moving to Cleveland. He’ll be present, his family will

  20. New owner Jimmy Haslam wants to model Browns after Steelers


    Wed, 17 Oct 2012

    admits he has more questions than answers at this point. Still, for Clevelanders, he seems to be a breath of fresh air. Randy Lerner had become a largely absentee owner, despite his local ties. Where that was a case of someone breaking away, Haslam

  21. NFL approves Cleveland Browns sale to Jimmy Haslam


    Tue, 16 Oct 2012

    10:56 a.m. Updated: Oct. 16, 2012 at 08:48 p.m. 0 Likes | 0 Comments Josh Gordon Haslam bought the team from Randy Lerner for $1 billion, and the owners voted 32-0 Tuesday to approve the deal. Haslam was met with applause as he entered the

  22. Holmgren meets with Browns over 'czar' of football job


    Tue, 9 Oct 2012

    NFL. Holmgren, with one Super Bowl title and success brimming from his resume, spent his second day meeting with owner Randy Lerner at the team's suburban headquarters. Despite the lengthy stay, there was no indication that a deal was imminent. NFL

  23. Jimmy Haslam vows no rash changes for Cleveland Browns


    Thu, 4 Oct 2012

    will attend the session, along with Holmgren, who is in the third year of a five-year contract he signed under owner Randy Lerner . Holmgren has said he intends to fulfill his contract. Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press Headlines

  24. Jim Brown back in the fold for Cleveland Browns


    Mon, 24 Sep 2012

    estranged from the Browns for more than two years after he was relieved of his duties as a senior adviser under outgoing owner Randy Lerner . While having dinner together along with their wives, Haslam and Brown connected and came away agreeing to stay in touch

  25. Jim Brown, Jimmy Haslam III discuss possible Browns role


    Sun, 23 Sep 2012

    night. Brown, at odds with his former team for two years after being relieved from his role as a senior adviser for owner Randy Lerner , said he wants to be "an asset" to Haslam. Brown added he also had a positive meeting with team president Mike Holmgren