The sports world has always been filled with colorful broadcasters. No matter the sport, certain broadcasters have a flair for the dramatic that stick with their audience for eternity. In baseball, there was Vin Scully for the Dodgers and Ernie Harwell for the Tigers. Basketball has Marv Albert and Doris Burke. Hockey had Doc Emerick and Don … [Read more...] about The Life Of Browns Radio Announcer Jim Donovan (Complete Story)
Cleveland Browns History
Jim Brown Malcolm W. Emmons / Public domainAn archive of historical reading for the Cleveland Browns franchise. We cover all historical aspects of the team from their inception to today in history.
In the NFL, it is difficult to replace a player who was legendary in his contributions to a team. Think of Steve Young replacing Joe Montana or Aaron Rodgers trying to replace Brett Favre. Most times, the replacement player is still an unproven commodity. The team doesn’t really know what they’re getting and if they will take a giant step back in terms of … [Read more...] about The Life And Career Of Browns RB Leroy Kelly (Complete Story)
On September 14, the New York Giants faced the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first game double-header of the 2020 Monday Night Football season. It was a big moment as Monday Night Football (or MNF) is now celebrating its 50th season. During the pregame show, the broadcasters briefly mentioned how and when MNF got its start. From the archives: Joe Namath and Jets … [Read more...] about First Monday Night Football Game (50 Years Ago Revisited)
Contrary to popular belief, the 1972 Miami Dolphins are not the only professional football team to finish a season with an unblemished record. There is one other team who has also accomplished the feat; the greatest team in Cleveland Browns history, the 1948 edition. Pro Football Champions: 1948 Cleveland Browns pic.twitter.com/wZmvzfVXh1 — Mark Wald (@MD_Wald) … [Read more...] about The Greatest Cleveland Browns Team Of All-Time (1948 Browns)
When we consider versatility in the NFL, we commonly think of performing multiple functions on the football field, such as passing and rushing. Mike McCormack displayed versatility as an NFL player, having a Pro Football Hall of Fame career, principally with the Cleveland Browns, as an offensive line right tackle and a defensive line middle guard. When he … [Read more...] about The Life And Career Of Browns OT Mike McCormack (Complete Story)