Browns Owner Avoids Federal Prosecution With Massive Settlement

Browns owner Jimmy Haslam, who is the CEO of a truck stop empire that committed a whole bunch of fraud, probably won't be spending any time in prison for presiding over a company that bilked customers out of tens of millions of dollars. That's because his company, Pilot Flying J, just agreed to pay $92 million to the… » 7/14/14 3:01pm 7/14/14 3:01pm

Did The Browns' Front Office Break Up Over Greg Schiano?

The troika of Jimmy Haslam, Joe Banner, and Michael Lombardi seemed doomed from the beginning, and the shit finally hit the fan yesterday with the announcement that the CEO and GM are out. We'll be hearing more and more insidery stuff as the days and weeks go by, but here's one early nugget on how the relationship… » 2/12/14 10:22am 2/12/14 10:22am

Roger Goodell Is The NFL Owners' Best Publicist

Seven employees of Browns owner Jimmy Haslam's company, Pilot Flying J, have already pleaded guilty in a rebate-fraud scheme that's being investigated by the FBI. Some have told the feds that senior executives were aware of what was going on, and Pilot Flying J recently reached a multimillion-dollar settlement with… » 8/02/13 10:46am 8/02/13 10:46am