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New Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam III gestures during a news conference in Bereain August. The new owner of the Browns says his mission is to bring "winning back to Cleveland" and proclaimed there's "zero chance" he'll move the club out of town. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
The original Pilot logo on display in the training center at the Pilot Flying J headquarters. (Marla Ridenour/Akron Beacon Journal/)
In this undated family photo Bill (left) and Jimmy (right) with their father Jim Haslam at a Pilot service station. (Family photo)
New Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam III, in his "war room " at the Pilot Flying J headquarters in Knoxville Tenn. in September 2012. A message, Hey Uncle Jimmy, We Love You! Go Browns! from his niece is on the white board behind him. (Marla Ridenour/Akron Beacon Journal/)
In this July 2012 file photo, Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn. is interviewed on Capitol Hill in Washington. Sen. Corker describes his best friend, Jimmy Haslam, as a powerful figure. (AP File Photo/)
Gordon — a pit bull used as a bait dog in an Akron dogfighting ring — seemed to find a happy ending in January when he cuddled up with a Sandusky woman and her 1-year-old daughter who promised “Gordo” had found his forever home.