HELLO WILDCATS Taking the Internet by storm Tuesday was a Youtube.com demonstration from Weber State on how to make chili cheese nachos in the microwave.

SOCIAL MEDIA Browns rookie LB Tank Carder apologized on Twitter after he used a gay slur on the same social media site in response to a comment.

CONFERENCE SHUFFLE Tulane and East Carolina in the Big East? Well, at least it means sportspickle.com can have some fun with a fake Big East application.

At least one prominent member of the Boston sports media is pounding loudly on the "trade for Joe Mauer" drum: ESPN Boston's Gordon Edes, who says Mauer is "that player" the Red Sox need. Such a trade would be complicated, including this question, which I posed Tuesday on RandBall: What percentage of Twins fans would be upset if they traded Mauer this offseason? Other web highlights: