Mayors bet music, BBQ sauce over Blues-Predators semifinal

NASHVILLE, TENN. (AP) - Music, barbeque sauces and local sweets are at stake in the Western Conference semifinal between the St. Louis Blues and Nashville Predators.

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry and newly elected St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson agreed to the bet shortly before the Predators beat the Blues 3-1 on Sunday to take a 2-1 series lead.

If the Predators win, the St. Louis mayor owes Barry a basket featuring a blues compilation album, an assortment of local barbecue rubs and sauces, a gooey butter cake and a Blues jersey. If the series goes the other way, the Nashville mayor owes Krewson a basket including a country music album, Nashville barbecue sauces and rubs, Goo Goo clusters and a Predators' jersey.

The Nashville Predators Foundation and The St. Louis Blues Foundation agreed to donate $1,000 to their city’s music museums — the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville and the National Museum of Blues St. Louis — in celebration of their achievements this season, a press release from nashville.gov said

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