September 1, 2015

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Cleveland mayor, Browns reach agreement to fund FirstEnergy Stadium renovations

This architect's rendering provided by the Cleveland Browns shows part of a proposed renovation of FirstEnergy Stadium. (AP Photo/Cleveland Browns)

The Cleveland Browns’ $120 million plan to “modernize” FirstEnergy Stadium is a significant step closer to reality. The Browns and the administration of Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson reached an agreement Tuesday to fund the project proposed by the team last week. City Council must approve the deal, which was announced at a joint news conference. Read More…

Browns reveal plans for renovation of stadium — including 2 giant video boards — confident will work out deal with city for financing

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CLEVELAND – Since they arrived last year, Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and CEO Joe Banner have spoken often about the need to drastically improve FirstEnergy Stadium. They revealed their plan to accomplish that goal Wednesday in a news conference inside the stadium. The “modernization” proposal of the lakefront facility features two giant scoreboards, a tweak Read More…