PORTS FANSBET YOU DIDN'T KNOWWith the start of the NFL season, everyfootball fan in America is celebrating-except, perhaps, the long-sufferingfollowers of the Cleveland Browns.Entering the league in 1950, theBrowns were a dominant team formuch of their first four decades.Since then, howeverdisaster. In fact, after a loss to theirarch nemesis, the Pittsburgh Steelers,in November of 2016, their NFL careerfranchise record was in the red forthe first time ever: 461-462-10, Afterfinishing 1-15 that season, the Brownsbegan the 2017 campaign at an overall462-466-10.k* tHall of FameOto Graham was one ofonly two athletes ever to have wontitles in two professional sports- theNFL and the NBL, a precursor to theNBA. The other was less well known.Any guesses? His name was GeneConley, and he captured crowns withMLB's former Boston Braves and thenwith the NBA's Boston Celtics, Conleypassed away in July of 2017 at age 8Ever hear about the Major LeagueBaseball game that was rained in? Ithappened in June of 1976 in Houstonwhen the Astros were supposed toplay the Pittsburgh Pirates. Houston'svenue was indoors at the Astrodomeback then, so the field was fine andboth teams were there and ready toplay. Problem was, 10 inches of rainfallen on the city, so the playerswere the only ones there. No stadiumpersonnel, umpires or fans were able tomake it through the deluge outside, sothe game was officially rained in.CHEVROLET3535 Wall Avenue801-394-2611

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PORTS FANS BET YOU DIDN'T KNOW With the start of the NFL season, every football fan in America is celebrating -except, perhaps, the long-suffering followers of the Cleveland Browns. Entering the league in 1950, the Browns were a dominant team for much of their first four decades. Since then, however disaster. In fact, after a loss to their arch nemesis, the Pittsburgh Steelers, in November of 2016, their NFL career franchise record was in the red for the first time ever: 461-462-10, After finishing 1-15 that season, the Browns began the 2017 campaign at an overall 462-466-10. k* t Hall of Fame Oto Graham was one of only two athletes ever to have won titles in two professional sports- the NFL and the NBL, a precursor to the NBA. The other was less well known. Any guesses? His name was Gene Conley, and he captured crowns with MLB's former Boston Braves and then with the NBA's Boston Celtics, Conley passed away in July of 2017 at age 8 Ever hear about the Major League Baseball game that was rained in? It happened in June of 1976 in Houston when the Astros were supposed to play the Pittsburgh Pirates. Houston's venue was indoors at the Astrodome back then, so the field was fine and both teams were there and ready to play. Problem was, 10 inches of rain fallen on the city, so the players were the only ones there. No stadium personnel, umpires or fans were able to make it through the deluge outside, so the game was officially rained in. CHEVROLET 3535 Wall Avenue 801-394-2611

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