TIPSHEET

 

KNOW THIS

Monday was the 40th anniversary of a game that makes Vikings fans of a certain age very upset: the 17-14 playoff loss to Dallas, with Drew Pearson’s infamous pushoff on cornerback Nate Wright.

WATCH THIS

You can get an early look at two of the hottest men’s basketball teams in the Big Ten in Tuesday’s doubleheader starting at 6 p.m. on BTN: No. 14-ranked Purdue faces Wisconsin, while top-ranked Michigan State takes on Iowa.

 

RANDOM FANDOM

“I say just beat the Packers and play whoever is next. The road to consistent contender is to win your division on a regular basis. That being said, we better bring our ‘A’ game.”

WALDOTX commenting on startribune.com.

Weigh in on what you’re thinking about to mrand@startribune.com

 

TWEETED

“RIP Meadowlark Lemon. He was one of the most artistic bball players of all time & such a delight when I interviewed the Harlem Globetrotters.”

Larry King.

@kingsthings