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Jimmy Haslam Confirms He Plans On Selling Browns Stadium Naming Rights

Prepare yourselves, Browns fans -- your beloved Cleveland Browns Stadium is going to have a new sponsor-dictated name at some point.

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New owner Jimmy Haslam said as much before, and he reiterated it on Wednesday. It should happen after this season, Haslam said in a radio interview.

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While renaming the stadium is a big change, others could be in store for the Browns under their new administration. That might even include the uniforms.

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But imagine for a moment the stadium with a sponsor's name, something with a local hook a la Progressive Field and Quicken Loans Arena. Sherwin-Williams Stadium? Medical Mutual Field? Giant Eagle _____?

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It happens to almost every team across the country.

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It looks like the Browns have a forward thinker in Haslam, but fans who love the tradition must be prepared to accept whatever changes may come.

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