THE BUZZ The Vikings placed four players -- including safeties Husain Abdullah and Tyrell Johnson -- on injured reserve Tuesday. Can we just fast forward to the draft?
REMOTE PATROL Dueling ACC/Big Ten Challenge men's college hoops: Wisconsin vs. North Carolina (8:30 p.m., ESPN) and Virginia Tech vs. Gophers (8:15, ESPN2).
Click pick See startribune.com for a story about a rare Washington Senators jersey worn by Harmon Killebrew that is expected to fetch $50,000 at an auction.
STAR GAZING The Celtics and Hornets reportedly are talking about a point guard trade, with Rajon Rondo going to New Orleans and Chris Paul going to Boston.
FAST FACT After cameras caught Chargers kicker Nick Novak urinating on the sideline during a game, spokesman Greg Aiello said the NFL has no policy against it.
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"I love 75-80 percent of what we do," Tracy Claeys said. "This isn't going to be a total overhaul." But there were reasons he felt a change had to be made.