Hillary Clinton’s going to win.
The Washington Redskins beat the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday 27-20, meaning that the Democratic presidential nominee will be the next President of the United States.
How do Redskin fans know this?
Behold, the “Redskins Rule.”
SB Nation explains, the “Redskins Rule” as follows:
The “Redskins Rule” states that if Washington wins its final home game prior to a presidential election, the incumbent party will retain the White House. Since 1932 the rule has only failed twice, and just once if you strike games from the book where Washington played as the Boston Braves.
The rule has survived for much of the team’s history. SB Nation compiled a list showing as much. The only election years where the rule was not upheld were in 1932 and 2012.
Steve Hirdt of the Elias Sports Bureau first noticed the trend in 2000.