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Wake N’ Blog For November 16th: It Would Have Been Better If One Of The Overdue Books Was ‘Tropic Of Cancer’

wake-n-blogNFL. Indianapolis Colts 35, New England Patriots 34. Trailing 34-21 with four minutes left in the game, Peyton Manning rallied the Colts to a thrilling comeback victory in large part to Patriots head coach Bill Belichick’s decision to go for it on 4th down at New England’s 28 with 2:02 left to go. Kevin Faulk’s reception came up short and Manning threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to Reggie Wayne with 13 seconds remaining in regulation. [Yahoo!/AP]

NHL. Chicago Blackhawks 4, San Jose Sharks 3 (SO). Brent Seabrook scored 41 seconds into overtime to give Chicago their seventh straight home victory. [ Scoreboard]

NBA. Houston Rockets 101, Los Angeles Lakers 91. Aaron Brooks scored 33 points, including 5 three-pointers, as the Rockets handed the Lakers their second consecutive loss. [ Scoreboard]

It looks like Mr. Bookman is slacking on the job. Georgette Bordine, a librarian at Camelback High School in Phoenix, was shocked to receive two overdue books along with a check for $1,000 for overdue fees for two books that were checked out in 1959. The Audobon Society books were returned by a person who wished to remain anonymous. The anonymous person’s next order of business? Returning an overdue Betamax copy of  The Man With One Red Shoe. [AOL/AP]