Created with a goal of enhancing Baltimore's prestige and ability to attract businesses to the region, Caves Valley Golf Club has weathered waves of national corporate consolidations and relocations that thinned the pool of prospective members. Many of the companies whose leaders were instrumental in the Owings Mills club's 1991 opening have long since been acquired by others.
The Ravens were determined to hold onto an eventual compensatory pick for the loss of offensive lineman Kelechi Osemele. But when it looked like that pick might be a fourth-rounder, they got aggressive.
The NFL owners voted today on the final day of the league meetings to table the Ravens' proposal to expand what is allowed to be reviewed by replay. The proposal will be discussed in more depth at the next league gathering in May.
The league did announce the adoption of several rule changes, including permanently moving the line of scrimmage for extra-point tries to the 15-yard line, banning all chop blocks and expanding the horse-collar rule.