The Roundup: Saints Pound the Giants, the Rays Traded for a Criminal & Who Really Won the $254 Million Powerball Lottery?

Anne Hathaway, who is now engaged … “Inmate’s weight loss cuts jail time thanks to judge’s lose-a-pound, gain-a-day plan” … obese 3rd grader taken from his home in Ohio by county officials … might want to read this story to your son/daughter before they learn how to use the web … “Obese Man Forces U.S. Airways Passenger to Stand for 7-Hour Flight” … Arabic is the fastest growing language on twitter … “How the Plummeting Price of Cocaine Fueled the Nationwide Drop in Violent Crime” … “Tobey Maguire Pays $80,000 to Settle Lawsuit Over High-Stakes Poker” … will Facebook’s IPO be $100 billion? …

Saints 49, Giants 24. New Orleans is one game behind San Francisco for the No. 2 spot in the NFC. [NOLA]

“For its latest trick, the BCS renders the SEC title game moot.” [AJC]

Horrible news for the Gophers: Trevor Mbakwe, Minnesota’s best player, has been lost for the season with a torn ACL. [Star Trib]

Sounds like the Rays traded for a real class act. [Tampa Bay.com]

Bill Plaschke makes it sound so easy – hey UCLA, go out and get someone like Chris Petersen! [LA Times]

Xavier 82, Vanderbilt 70, in overtime. In Nashville. Nice road win. [CBS Sports]

Never go to an ex to get a tattoo. You might end up with a turd on your back. [I Heart Chaos]

Here’s a Q&A with Bill Simmons where he talks about doing an NBA show on ESPN. [Hollywood Reporter]

What’s up with the Eagles’ assistants scuffling on the sidelines during the blowout loss to the Patriots? [CSN Philly]

So who really won that $254 million Powerball lottery? [Daily Mail]

If you tweet about your Governor, you may hear from a state official. [Star]

The Red Sox should hire … Bobby Valentine? [Herald]

John Feinstein blasted Randy Edsall, saying the Maryland coach should be gone after this season. [Post]

NBA free agency begins Dec. 3rd. A glance at the top options. [Generation NY Sports]

A lacrosse fight full of haymakers at practice. [via Lacrosse Playground]

Most disturbing about this woman’s ignorant rant is that her child is on her lap throughout. She’s been arrested.

Look at Olek Czyz fly! [via Ballin is a Habit]

This tops my Christmas list.

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