What might have been in Baltimore
How Peter Angelos' attempt to block Modell move failed spectacularly
The tale of how NFL owner Art Modell bolted Cleveland for Baltimore, changed the team's name from the Browns to the Ravens, then dared to set foot in Cleveland only once again has been revisited during Super Bowl week as the Ravens prepare to play the San Francisco 49ers. But the little-known story of the power lunch that was intended to block Modell's move and hilariously went off the rails instead? Not so much, even though it could've altered dramatically both cities' sports histories.
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