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Browns Announce Partnership With Pro Football HOF In Hopes Of Hosting NFL Draft In '19 or '20

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 18 / 17

The Browns on Thursday announced that they partnered with the Pro Football HOF and Greater Cleveland Sports Commission to "submit an application" to host the NFL Draft in"two or three years," according to a front-page piece by Nate Ulrich of the AKRON BEACON JOURNAL. NFL Commissioner Roger Good...

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