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The Sound of Ideas

The Future of the Browns Franchise

Posted Monday, July 30, 2012

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The Future of the Browns Franchise Friday the Cleveland Browns confirmed that Tennessee businessman mogul Jimmy Haslam is in talks to buy a controlling interest in the franchise from current owner Randy Lerner. Reports indicate that the two sides are close to a deal but questions remain about whether the team will stay in Cleveland and if the Browns leadership will remain intact. Monday on the Sound of Ideas host Mike McIntyre talks with Cleveland Browns beat reporter Mary Kay Cabot. Plus we learn more about Jimmy Haslam from a reporter in Knoxville, Tennessee who has covered Jimmy and the Haslam family for years.

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Community/Human Interest

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Mary Kay Cabot, Sports Writer, The Plain Dealer
Josh Flory, Sports Writer, Knoxville News Sentinel
Pat McManamon, Writer, Fox Sports Ohio
Ryan Van Bibber, NFL Correspondent, SB Nation

Additional Information

Randy Lerner close to selling controlling interest in Cleveland Browns to Jimmy Haslam III
Haslam patriarch started making mark on Knoxville as UT student

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