Florida State, in honor of freshman guard Dwayne Bacon, handed out free bacon to students at last Saturday’s basketball game against Clemson.

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Florida State, in honor of freshman guard Dwayne Bacon, handed out free bacon to students at last Saturday’s basketball game against Clemson.

If this starts a trend, look for some interesting giveaways at:

• Maryland (center Diamond Stone)

• Incarnate Word (forward Simi Socks)

• Lamar (guard Kevin Booze)

What a letdown

Wal-Mart is selling caskets and urns adorned with your favorite MLB team’s logo.

The Phillies one is especially popular, we hear, if you plan to be buried before June 1.

Check the headlights

A couple of the Denver Broncos’ team buses were involved in a minor traffic accident after a Super Bowl workout.

No injuries were reported, but the vehicles are still in the NFL’s collision protocol.

Stat of the Week

According to ESPN, Celtics forward Kelly Olynyk averages 11.5 points and shoots 46.3 percent on threes when his hair is in a man-bun — as compared to 7.9 and 38.9 when it’s not.

Letter-of-discontent day

Not that there’s any hard feelings or anything, but Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh just got three 49ers to decommit.

Some parting shot

Elizabeth Bowman, 78, who died Jan. 9, was described in her Chicago Tribune obituary as “a lifelong fan of the Cubs, Blackhawks and Bears (except Jay Cutler).”

What’s the catch?

Dean Blandino, the NFL vice president of officiating, says he thinks the league’s catch rule is “in a good place right now.”

What, did the rule mercifully die when we weren’t looking?

Talking the talk

• Chester Nelson of The Rocky Mountain News, in 1943, upon seeing Wyoming star Kenny Sailors’ revolutionary jump shot: “Master Kenneth Sailors is one of the handiest hardwood artists ever to trod the boards.”

• Comedy writer Alex Kaseberg, on the Raiders checking out a possible move to Las Vegas: “In addition, they are looking into the towns of Sodom and Gomorrah.”

• Mike Bianchi of the Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel, after Donald Trump sat out the Jan. 28 Republican debate: “What, is Gregg Popovich running his campaign?”

• Pro surfer Tom Dosland, to Surfer Magazine, after somehow suffering only a sore neck after falling off a 40-foot wave in Hawaii: “I instantly realized that this wasn’t going to end well.”

Go-power to spare

Belgian cyclist Femke Van den Driessche got caught with a concealed motor in the bike she was riding at the cyclocross world championships.

Race officials suspected something was amiss the instant she smoked her tires at the starting line.