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Baltimore Ravens to hold Art Modell tribute service

The Baltimore Ravens will hold a public memorial service for longtime owner Art Modell at M&T Bank Stadium on Saturday, the team said.

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Modell will lie in repose for the two-hour tribute that will begin at 11 a.m. ET.

A separate funeral is set for 11 a.m. Tuesday at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation.

Modell, who owned the Cleveland Browns before moving them to Baltimore in 1996, died Thursday. He was 87.

Modell sold his majority stake in the Ravens to Steve Bisciotti in 2004 and owned 1 percent of the franchise at the time of his death.

The Modell family asks that in lieu of flowers contributions to be made to The SEED School of Maryland.

Modell will be interred at a private service.

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