iOS app Android app

Jimmy Haslam

Browns Owner Haslam Mixes Republican Politics With Football

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.06.2015 | Politics
Eric Ehrmann

Last July, when Dawg Pound fans thought Johnny Football was their ticket to the Super Bowl, Cleveland topped Dallas in the political arena, winning the right to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.

Memo to Browns: Start Connor Shaw on Saturday

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 10.21.2014 | Sports
Eric Ehrmann

With the locker room divided over Hoyer and Manziel, it's time to shake things up and give Connor Shaw a shot with the first team on Saturday.

Cleveland, We've Got a Problem..

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 07.15.2014 | Sports
Eric Ehrmann

Banning national sports journalists from their rookie camp, the Browns have given liftoff to the latest in a series of quarterback controversies that have jinxed the franchise for half a century.

Homeless Man Apparently Has Some Sway In Browns Organization

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.09.2014 | Sports

All it took to convince Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam to pick Johnny Football in the 2014 NFL Draft was apparently a homeless man's words. Just ...

Dave Jamieson

After Huge Loss, Unions Score Payback On Tennessee Governor

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Gov. Bill Haslam (R) and other Tennessee Republicans scored a major victory earlier this month when the United Auto Workers lost their c...

Local Reporter Asks Browns Owner Awkward & Hilarious Question

Awful Announcing | Posted 12.31.2013 | Sports

By Joe Lucia, Awful Announcing Monday's firing of Cleveland Browns head coach Rob Chudzinski after just one season on the job has resulted in a lot...

University of Tennessee "Frackademia" Program Put to Rest, For Now

Steve Horn | Posted 11.10.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

It remains to be seen whether fracking on UT-Knoxville's land will morph into a centerpiece of the university's funding drives going forward. For now, the Cumberland Forest lives another day unfracked.

GOP Governor Struggles To Meet Recusal Pledge

AP | ERIK SCHELZIG | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has struggled almost from the start of his administration to fulfill a campaign pledge to avoid ha...

Frackademia: University of Tennessee Set to Lease Forest for Fracking, Enriching Governor's Family

Steve Horn | Posted 08.12.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

"Frackademia" is usually thought of as "studies" conducted by university-based "frackademic" researchers and funded by Big Oil. But UT-Knoxville has taken the game to a whole new level, leasing off land it owns so that it can study "best practices" for fracking in the Volunteer State.

Browns Owner In Trouble With FBI

AP | ADRIAN SAINZ and ERIK SCHELZIG | Posted 06.18.2013 | Sports

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Pilot Flying J employee told investigators that CEO Jimmy Haslam, who is also the owner of the Cleveland Browns, knew about...

NFL Team Sold To Partial Owner Of Rival

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 10.02.2012 | Sports

Here's one to make Cleveland fans shake their heads: A partial owner of the hated Pittsburgh Steelers is buying the Browns. Randy Lerner has reached ...