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Both with winning seasons, Ravens and Orioles offer rare celebration for city fans
Both with winning seasons, Ravens and Orioles offer rare celebration for city fans

When the Ravens rolled to their second Super Bowl victory, fending off the San Francisco 49ers in the final seconds of the game, the storylines that defined an improbable season all found happy endings. Ray Lewis carried the Lombardi Trophy into the sunset of his long career. Coach John Harbaugh beat his brash little brother Jim. Quarterback and MVP Joe Flacco eliminated any remaining doubts about his big-game talents, and a team whose first owner, Art Modell, died in September won with his memorial patch on their uniforms. As fans continue to celebrate, and the Orioles prepare for the start of spring training on Tuesday, another storyline is worth noting: Baltimore has taken on a...

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