Roundup: Victoria's Secret Models Sing Jingle Bells, ACC Title Game Ratings Were Awful & the Man of Steel Trailer is Sweet

Claudia Romani, an Italian model … “Driving without pants leads to charge against FBI agent” … check these global education scores … Jon Stewart talks about the time he nearly quit the Daily Show … “The Most Efficient Die Early” … I did a college basketball podcast with occasional BLS commenter Matt Norlander, who writes for CBS Sports … 15 players better in NBA 2k than in real life … these reports about what life might be like in 2030 are mildly troubling … so is this police brutality? … orange juice prices are going up

The Sporting News goes online only. [Post-Dispatch]

Miami Hurricanes cornerback admits to being involved with stealing a laptop from dorm room. [Herald]

Dale Murphy, Hall of Famer? [AJC]

Hey Alabama fans, you nervous about losing Nick Saban? [AL.com]

Jamaal Charles is a big fan of World Star Hip Hop? [Hot Clicks]

Urban Meyer is still dominating on the recruiting trail. [Dispatch]

Tiger’s Money Trap. Very good read. [RoopStigo]

What is life like on the Notre Dame campus for football players? [Forde]

RIP Ravi Shankar, the Sitar legend. He’s also the father of Norah Jones. [TIME]

The best fantasy football games by defenses, ever. [Football Perspective]

The ACC Championship game between Florida State and Georgia Tech was so interesting, it was the least viewed ACC Championship game ever. Nobody watched the Conference USA Championship game, either. [Sports Media Watch]

The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News, after sharing Philly.com as their online home, are set to launch their own paywalled sites in the first quarter of 2013. [Net News Check]

First SI wrote Maryland’s move from the ACC to the Big Ten being financial-driven; now here’s another story about it. [Wash Post]

Myrtle Beach woman calls 911 during chase, offers to stop for $300k. [WBTW]

“She started a fire in a bedroom fireplace and closed the flue. When death did not come quickly enough, she went downstairs to the kitchen and turned on the gas. For extra measure, she slit her wrists. Stereo speaker wire was her final weapon of choice. She took a length of it back upstairs, lowered an attic ladder and hanged herself from it.” [NYT]

“Drunk wedding crasher arrested for disrupting beach nuptials on Marco Island.” [ABC via Steve]

Nolan doing a Superman movie? See you opening night.

Victoria’s Secret models attempt to sing Jingle Bells.

Here are two bums fighting on a bus. Over glasses, apparently. [via Adam]

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