April 3, 2007 - Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam
and Piscataway, N.J. Mayor Brian C. Wahler have a friendly bet on
the outcome of tonight's NCAA Championship game between the University
of Tennessee Lady Volunteers and the Rutgers University Lady Knights.
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If the Lady Vols prevail Wahler would wear a UT shirt and hat to his
next city council meeting while Haslam would sport the scarlet colors
of Rutgers at his next city council meeting, in the unlikely event
that Rutgers wins.
"I know that Coach Summitt and Lady Volunteers won't let
me down," Haslam said, "and I look forward to sending
Mayor Wahler a new Lady Vols T-Shirt to wear at his next council
Wahler responded, "The Lady Knights, Coach Vivian Stringer,
and the Rutgers coaching staff are to be congratulated no matter
what the outcome is, although I have no doubt as to what the outcome
will be - Lady Knights, all the way!"