D.C. Mayor Gray And Seattle Mayor Bet On Playoff Game | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : News

Filed Under:

D.C. Mayor Gray And Seattle Mayor Bet On Playoff Game

Play associated audio
If the Redskins beat the Seahawk's this Sunday, Seattle's mayor will have to fly the District's flag over his City Hall.
Mr. T in D.C.: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mr_t_in_dc/1782961516/
If the Redskins beat the Seahawk's this Sunday, Seattle's mayor will have to fly the District's flag over his City Hall.

D.C. mayor Vincent Gray and the mayor of Seattle have a bet on the outcome of Sunday's playoff game between the Redskins and the Seahawks.

The mayor with the losing team must fly the victor's flag over his city's City Hall for a day. D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray says he's confident it will be Seattle flying the District's flag.

He says the Seahawks have not won a road playoff game since 1983. But the Redskins have also lost their last two playoff appearances against the Seahawks in 2005 and 2007.

In October, D.C. had to fly the St. Louis flag over the Wilson building for a day. That's after the Washington Nationals lost the National League Division Series to the St. Louis Cardinals.

NPR

A Woman Uses Art To Come To Terms With Her Father's Death

Artist Jennifer Rodgers' father was hospitalized for seven months with sepsis before he died. She used the creative process to try to comprehend his suffering and her loss.
NPR

'Into The Wild' Author Tries Science To Solve Toxic Seed Mystery

Jon Krakauer has long been haunted by how Christopher McCandless died in the Alaskan wilderness. In a scientific journal, he and a chemist show that the seeds McCandless consumed can contain a toxin.
NPR

Beyond Quid Pro Quo: What Counts As Political Corruption?

Under narrow definitions of corruption, candidates courting billionaires to fuel their White House bids doesn't qualify. But some activists, on the left and the right, argue that it should.
NPR

The Promise And Potential Pitfalls Of Apple's ResearchKit

Apple's new mobile software platform is designed to help collect data for medical research, but concerns have been raised about privacy and informed consent.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.