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• "If they think we got an edge, we got an edge." Nice old Esquire collection of wisdom from one of the true legends of the game.[Esquire]
• NBA Board of Governors passes rule to rein in unruly owners, i.e. Mark Cuban. No word yet if the legislation allows for Hannibal Lecter-type restraints, but we're hoping. [ESPN]
• College football coach Halloween costumes. [The M Zone]
• Kim Jong Il loves this game! [SOSD]
• NBA opening night promotions. [The Jaunt]
• The top ten Notre Dame plays of all time. We actually really fucking hate Notre Dame, but it's all about padding the list. [NBCSports]
• Howie Mandel gives TSU women's basketball coach $265,000. [Tennesean]
• Best lede ever: "For 15 years, Tom Taylor says, collecting urine specimens from NFL players was a nice retirement gig." [NYDN]
• For all you geeks/Philadelphia fans, the Cheesesteak of Suffering widget. [Apple]