Seattle, Denver mayors make friendly bowl bets

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, right, carefully lifts a glass bowl as the artist, Dale Chihuly, looks on after Murray spoke via speakerphone with Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announcing what is at stake in their bet on the success of their football teams in the Super Bowl XLVIII, Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, in Seattle. Murray said in the unlikely event of a Denver Broncos win on Sunday, he would send Hancock salmon, Dungeness crab, a handmade bicycle custom-painted in Seattle Seahawks livery made by Rodriguez Bicycles in Seattle and a piece of blown glass by Chihuly. If the Seahawks win, Hancock says he'll send a sampling of Denver's green chile and a hoodie, ball cap and skis handmade by Denver's locally grown Icelantic Skis. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, right, carefully lifts a glass bowl as the artist, Dale Chihuly, looks on after Murray spoke via speakerphone with Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announcing what is at stake in their bet on the success of their football teams in the Super Bowl XLVIII, Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, in Seattle. Murray said in the unlikely event of a Denver Broncos win on Sunday, he would send Hancock salmon, Dungeness crab, a handmade bicycle custom-painted in Seattle Seahawks livery made by Rodriguez Bicycles in Seattle and a piece of blown glass by Chihuly. If the Seahawks win, Hancock says he'll send a sampling of Denver's green chile and a hoodie, ball cap and skis handmade by Denver's locally grown Icelantic Skis. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

SEATTLE (AP) — The mayors of Seattle and Denver have made their friendly Super Bowl bets, promoting local businesses and causes.

In a call Monday, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray said in the unlikely event of a Broncos win, he would send Denver Mayor Michael Hancock salmon, Dungeness crab, and a bicycle made by Rodriguez Bicycles in Seattle. He also says a piece of blown glass from artist Dale Chihuly would be auctioned to benefit Denver’s Road Home program for the homeless.

If the Seahawks win, Mayor Hancock says he’ll send a sampling of Denver’s green chile and a hoodie, ball cap and skis handmade by Denver’s locally grown Icelantic Skis. He also says he’ll auction off a Denver-themed item to support the Seattle-based Lifelong AIDS Alliance.

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