Mayor Walsh and Denver Mayor bet on AFC Championship Game


BOSTON ( -- Mayor Martin Walsh and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock placed a friendly bet Thursday on the AFC Championship game. The Patriots will take on the Broncos on Sunday.

If the Patriots win, Hancock will:

  • Wear Walsh's Patriots jersey during a session of next week's U.S. Conference of Mayors, which both mayors will attend.
  • Ship to Boston a sampling of Denver's fabulous "green chile," as well as a hoodie, cap and handmade skis from Denver's locally grown Icelantic Skis.

If the Broncos win, Walsh will:

  • Wear Hancock's Broncos jersey during a session of the U.S. Conference of Mayors next week.
  • Send 5 lbs. of Boston's famous chocolate turtles from Phillips Candy House in Dorchester to Hancock.
  • In honor of Denver's expanded library hours, make a donation to Denver Public Libraries of inscribed books by Boston's hometown authors.