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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Cleveland_Browns

The history of the Cleveland Browns American football team began in 1944 when taxi-cab ... Under Sipe, however, the Browns did not make it past the first round of the ... Negotiations and legal battles led to an agreement where Modell was allowed to move the team, but Cleveland kept the Browns' name, colors and history.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cleveland_Browns

All-America Football Conference (1946–1949). Western Division (1946–1948) ... From 1965 to 1995, they made the playoffs 14 times, but did not win another ... The Browns' intellectual property, including team name, logos, training facility, and ...... Policy and general manager Dwight Clark, both of whom had come from the ...

mentalfloss.com/article/25650/whats-nickname-origins-all-32-nfl-team-names

Sep 8, 2016 ... Brown ultimately agreed to the use of his name and Browns stuck. ... The Rams, who originated in Cleveland in 1936 and spent 1946 through ..... Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available.

articles.baltimoresun.com/1995-11-07/sports/1995311124_1_cleveland-browns-joe-louis-paul-brown

Nov 7, 1995 ... Some versions say a man who owned the rights to the name Cleveland Panthers demanded money from McBride. Others say Brown did not ...

foreshock.wordpress.com/origin-of-nfl-teams-1922-present/origin-of-nfl-team-nicknames

Cleveland Browns-The Cleveland All-America Football Conference franchise conducted a fan contest in 1945 to name the team. The most popular submission  ...

www.profootballhof.com/teams/cleveland-browns/team-history

The Cleveland Browns were born in 1944 when Cleveland businessman Arthur ... McBride's first act after acquiring the team was to hire Paul Brown, who had been ... Additionally, Art Modell agreed to relinquish the "Browns" name, colors and ...

latimesblogs.latimes.com/sports_blog/2011/12/were-the-cleveland-browns-named-after-boxer-joe-louis.html

Dec 7, 2011 ... FOOTBALL URBAN LEGEND: The Cleveland Browns were named after boxer Joe "The ... The name later was shortened to the Browns. ... Coach Brown did not like the idea of the team being named after him, so either way, ...

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2013/06/how-each-nfl-team-got-its-name-afc

Jun 3, 2013 ... Read on for the origin of the nickname of your favorite AFC team. ... Terrell Suggs , the Ravens are one tough team, although it did lose Ray Lewis to ... Cleveland was allowed to keep the “Browns” name, so a poll was taken of ...

thechive.com/2015/01/13/how-every-nfl-team-got-their-name-33-photos

Jan 13, 2015 ... There is some disagreement as to the origin of the name “Brown” but the ... selected the name “Browns” after the popular coach, which he did not like. ... cleveland browns How every NFL team got their name (33 Photos).

bleacherreport.com/articles/733872-how-all-32-nfl-teams-got-their-names

Jun 14, 2011 ... So, how did each NFL team get its name? ... Origin Facts: .... Cleveland was granted the franchise based upon the fact that the other NFL ...