Jeff Saturday files suit against city of Cleveland over income taxes

The city of Cleveland taxes NFL players who earn paychecks by playing games on the shores of Lake Erie, but now it appears their methods are under fire. The Indiana Business Journal reports that former Colts center Jeff Saturday has filed suit against the city of Cleveland for their taxation procedures. At issue is exactly

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NFL News: Cleveland Browns and city of Cleveland announce stadium agreement

The details are coming in, but here are the high level bullet points based on what I heard during the press conference. I’ve tried my very best to get these as accurate as possible. It’s difficult with dollar amounts flying around, but here they are. The Cleveland Browns are fronting the money for the stadium

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Pics: First look at the new FirstEnergy Stadium (Updated)

Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and his staff unveiled, on Wednesday, their plans for an upgraded version of FirstEnergy Stadium, including improved Jumbotrons at both ends of the stadium as well as a substantial modernization to the sound system and seating. The project will cost roughly $120 million. The scoreboards will, when installed, nearly triple

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NFL News: Buster Skrine added to Browns’ injury report

Cleveland defensive back Buster Skrine was added to the injury report with an undisclosed shoulder injury. He was listed as a limited participant. DE Jabaal Sheard was also added Thursday with an illness, but also was a full participant in practice. Thursday’s full report: – G Shaun Lavauo (ankle) did not participate in practice –

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The Indianapolis Colts game presentation is impressive

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Despite an awful Browns performance on Saturday night, I came away envious of the dome in Indianapolis. This isn’t the first time I’ve said it, and it probably won’t be the last, but it’s really a great way to take in a game. Lucas Oil Stadium is bright, clean, loud and really does a lot

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Public relations, fan experience, and winning aren’t mutually exclusive for the Browns

Yesterday the Cleveland Browns reportedly delivered a Lou Groza jersey to the family of the Browns fan who put a joke about the team in his obituary. Yesterday, Will Burge reported that the Browns are changing many of the features of the Cleveland Browns game-day experience for the upcoming season including (wait for it) wiener

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Craigslist Weirdness: Own Percy Ellsworth’s Cleveland Browns stadium seat

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Update: The $200 Craigslist chair was originally sold on Ebay for a mere $17.50 and is now being flipped by an enterprising fan. The moral of the story? There are way better deals on Ebay than Craigslist, I guess. ———- Original Post ———— Sometimes scouring Craigslist can yield very strange results. According to one listing,

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Cleveland Browns Stadium to be named via FirstEnergy

The news vortex of Twitter is abuzz on Monday stating that the Browns will be handing naming rights over to FirstEnergy, the diversified energy company headquartered in Akron, Ohio. Several outlets are bantering about the likelihood of said scenario while trolling for feedback — one of the more legitimate being WEWS’ Kristin Volk. Nothing confirmed, but

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Browns to alter pre-game introductions against Pittsburgh

With the Rolling Stones’ “Start me up” potentially on its way out as the team introduction song for the Browns1, it is being reported by ESPNCleveland’s Will Burge that Cleveland will now be introduced amidst two ten-foot flame throwers which are to be housed within the confines of Cleveland Browns Stadium. Jimmy Haslam III, fresh

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Calling for the “Lakefront Leap”

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As Trent Richardson escaped the warm embrace of offensive lineman Shawn Lauvao en route to a 26-yard touchdown run, the running back ran straight through eastern end zone, heading straight to the Dawg Pound to acknowledge the fans amidst a chorus of cheers from those who braved the elements on that very day. The guitar riff from

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That Sure Was Fun, Wasn’t It?

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There was a time where I truly loved and looked forward to going down to the Browns games. I looked forward to it all week. The vibe in and around the old Cleveland Municipal Stadium was something I will never forget. It was a true “family” event for my family. To me, there was nothing

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Browns Open Thread: Week 6 vs. Bengals

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The Browns (0-5) look to collect their first win of the season today as they host divisional rival Cincinnati (3-2). While the Bengals haven’t been that bullet-proof this season, this looks like a stretch based on their dynamic playmakers on both sides of the ball. Follow along with all of the action here at WFNY.

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While We’re Waiting… Cleveland Browns Stadium is Lacking “Cleveland”

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While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com Home field disadvantage: “Can it happen here? As in, “Can it happen in Cleveland?” And it pains me to write this, but will new

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While We’re Waiting … Time for Buffalo and Bad Big Ten

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While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. A final preview of today’s home game against the Buffalo Bills: “While the Bills exploded last week, they were terrible in Week 1 against

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Jimmy Haslam Exploring Options for Retractable Roof on Browns Stadium

In a meeting with Cleveland city council, soon-to-be-official majority owner of the Cleveland Browns Jimmy Haslam III said that he would like to explore the logistics behind adding a retractable roof on the crown of Cleveland Browns Stadium. “We are open-minded,” Haslam said on Wednesday. “We want to use that facility as much as we

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Browns Fan Claims He Was Ejected for Standing in Dawg Pound

After the Cleveland Browns scored a touchdown in their preseason game this past Friday, a Browns fan named Jim Becker claims that he was reprimanded for standing in celebration and subsequently removed from the stadium, ultimately subjected to the league’s new conduct policy. Becker’s first-person account states that, with the Browns trailing the Philadelphia Eagles 24-3, a fan

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While We’re Waiting… Browns Begin With Win, NFL Stadium Security, Omar Vizquel Wants to Manage

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While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Quickly recapping the GLC victory: “Come on, Browns fans — don’t tell me I was the only one who had a goofy smile on

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Cleveland Browns should build a roof and plan for Super Bowl L

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According to PFT, the San Francisco 49ers and the Dallas Cowboys will both be bidding to host Super Bowl L in 2016. For those who aren’t good with Roman numerals, that means Super Bowl 50. We all know that the Browns have never appeared in a Super Bowl or hosted one. While we can’t guarantee that

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Report: City of Cleveland to Give $5.8 Million to Browns

The Cleveland Browns have reportedly received word that the city of Cleveland will forward the team $5.8 million for requested stadium renovations. Thomas Ott of The Plain Dealer reports that Cleveland’s city council has approved a plan that will help provide an advance to be used to fix specific areas of the 12-year-old open air

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WKYC: Chances of Cleveland-hosted Super Bowl Improving

Whether the argument against the city of Cleveland hosting a Super Bowl are rooted in weather or amenities, WKYC’s Eric Mansfield writes that the outlook for Cleveland Browns Stadium hosting the NFL’s annual big event may not be as bad as some say. High marks for Indianapolis as the host of Super Bowl XLVI —

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