City to pay $30M for upgrades

Updated: November 19, 2013, 5:08 PM ET
By Pat McManamon | ESPN.com

The city of Cleveland reached tentative agreement with the Browns to pay for one-quarter of the team's planned $120 million in improvements to FirstEnergy Stadium.

The city's contribution will take place in $2 million payments to the team for the next 15 years. The agreement then includes a commitment in 2016 from the city to spend $12 million on capital improvements from a fund already set aside for that work. The $2 million annual contribution will come from the city's general operating ...

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