Browns get the OK from city council

Updated: November 25, 2013, 11:13 PM ET
Associated Press

CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland City Council approved a plan to pay $30 million for upgrades to FirstEnergy Stadium, home of the Browns.

Following a four-hour debate, the council passed the ordinance. The city will pay $2 million over the next 15 years -- money obligated to the NFL team per a lease agreement -- to help fund a $120 million renovation of the 15-year-old facility, which is owned by the city.

Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and CEO Joe Banner unveiled their plans for the stadium ...

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