Lower standards and people will always meet em..raise em and the ones truly committed meet em
— Dan Dakich (@dandakich) November 6, 2014
» Luck-y Numbers: Colts QB Andrew Luck recorded his seventh straight game with 300 passing yards or more in Monday’s 40-24 win over the New York Giants, prompting sentiment that Luck’s on track to have one of the NFL’s greatest passing seasons. Not even close, says Deadspin.
» Can These Guys Play the Super Bowl, Please?
Sadly, Garfunkel and Oates, the music-comedy duo of Kate Micucci and Riki Lindhome, probably aren’t on anyone’s short list, but they play the Egyptian Room next week.
» He’s Got (Twitter) Game: David Benner, director of media relations for the Indiana Pacers, didn’t make Sports Illustrated‘s Twitter 100, but he should have at least gotten honorable mention for consistently referring to sidelined star Paul George simply as “Intern.”
Intern got in trouble last game for no credential. We took care of him tonight. pic.twitter.com/ViuD5C5D4C
— David Benner (@PacersDMB) October 31, 2014
» Out of the Blue (and Gold): Missing ex-Pacer-turned-Charlotte-Hornet Lance Stephenson? Don’t worry—he’ll pop up when you least expect it:
» Bulldog Effort: Former Butler star Gordon Hayward made the honor roll Wednesday, hitting a game-winner to lift the Utah Jazz over the Cleveland Cavaliers—and humbling LeBron James earlier in the same game with something approximating a block. Well, at least one fan thought it was a block:
— Butler Blue III (@ButlerBlue3) November 6, 2014
» Now Read This: Division III basketball player Lauren Hill scored just four points in Mount St. Joseph’s game with Hiram College, but the Lawrenceburg, Indiana, native with terminal brain cancer won over America’s heart. Charles P. Pierce puts that and more into perspective for Grantland.