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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 ... to move the team, but Cleveland kept the Browns' name, colors and history. ..... Gregg's first win did not come until November 23 against Paul Brown's ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cleveland_Browns

All-America Football Conference (1946–1949). Western Division (1946–1948). National ... The Browns' intellectual property, including team name, logos, training ..... The Browns kept rolling in 1955 after Brown convinced Graham to come ... Garrett, Graham's presumed successor, did not play a single game for Cleveland, ...

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

Sep 10, 2017 ... There's some debate about whether Cleveland's professional football franchise ... Brown ultimately agreed to the use of his name and Browns stuck. ..... and all), Kesey once stated privately that he did not care for the material.

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

Cleveland Browns-The Cleveland All-America Football Conference franchise ... to the name Cleveland Panthers, from an earlier failed football team, Brown rescinded his ... Sailors say bad luck will come to anyone who harms one of them .”.

www.cnn.com/2010/LIVING/09/13/mf.nfl.teams.names/index.html

Sep 13, 2010 ... Many NFL nicknames were chosen based on name-the-team contests ... According to Brown, the nickname "would provide a link with past professional ... the team that he owned the rights to the name Cleveland Panthers.

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 ...

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 ...

www.quora.com/Why-are-the-Cleveland-Browns-called-The-Browns

There are a few theories on why they are called the Browns, some say named after Paul Brown ... they are called the Browns, some say named after Paul Brown and some say the name was ... How did the Cleveland Browns get their name?

www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/14946293/tangled-history-cleveland-browns-baltimore-ravens-now-dates-back-20-years

Mar 11, 2016 ... The Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns never have a shortage of .... his former team, but he did top the 1,000-yard mark twice with the Browns. ... " Baltimore, here we come," was booed every time he touched the ball.