The scenario was awkward before the first note was played.
A long-debated scheduling conflict put the Super Bowl-champion Ravens nearly 1,700 miles away from Baltimore on Thursday night — in Denver — for the team's first game of the regular season.
Although the Ravens earned the right to open their season at home, all Baltimore got was a Keith Urban concert.
Not that the more than 40,000 in attendance minded. A sea of purple and black flooded the area next to the Maryland Science Center at the...