Calgary mayor to honor Grey Cup bet

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Toronto Argonauts defensive end David Lee holds the Grey Cup after defeating Calgary Stampeders in the CFL Grey Cup championship football game on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)


CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi (nah-HEAD' NEHN'-shee) says he'll honor a Grey Cup wager even though his Toronto counterpart has been ordered out of office.

A judge ruled Monday that Toronto Mayor Rob Ford violated the city's conflict of interest rules.

But Nenshi says "a bet is a bet is a bet," so he plans to wear an Argos jersey at a city council meeting Tuesday. He will also donate about $650 to the Toronto Food Bank.

Nenshi says he didn't want to act too quickly because he wants the Stampeders to know he's still their No. 1 fan.

Toronto beat Calgary 35-22 in Sunday's game.