TWITTER NAME: @rickyrubio9 TWEET: "A secret to happiness is letting every situation be what it is, instead of what you think it should be" BEATON SAYS: Ricky Rubio: dropping dimes AND dropping knowledge . . .
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Nick Swardson, St. Paul native, comedian
TWITTER NAME: @NickSwardson TWEET: Which way is the game? SKOL VIKINGS . . . BEATON SAYS: Judging by that 15-year-old Randy Moss jersey he's rockin', Swardson is a legit Vikings die-hard . . .
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Brian Dozier, Twins 2B
TWITTER NAME: @BrianDozier TWEET: Rookie dress up today. BEATON SAYS: Rookie hazing still has a place in major league baseball, we see. At least these first-year players appear to be in on the joke . . .
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Lindsey Vonn, Burnsville native, Olympic skier
TWITTER NAME: @lindseyvonn TWEET: Sunday snuggles with my boo watching football...well I'm watching football BEATON SAYS: Is it just me, or do dogs sleep like 23 hours on Sundays?
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Andy Kenutis, Vikings team photographer
TWITTER NAME: @vikingsphotog TWEET: @mrinkrediblexii warming up. #VikingsGameDay BEATON SAYS: With that hair, Charles Johnson looks like a modern-day Mr. T . . .
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Miguel Sano, Twins rookie
TWITTER NAME: @SanoMiguel TWEET: My brother congratulations on your 2000th career hit and many more to come. BEATON SAYS: If only the Twins would trade for Robinson Cano. Then Minnesotans could watch the Cano and Sano Show nightly . . .
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St. John's athletics page
TWITTER NAME: @johnnieathletics TWEET: Well done, everybody. A new NCAA Division III football attendance record: 17,327! BEATON SAYS: St. John's and St. Thomas renewed their football rivalry last Saturday, meaning Collegeville encountered something it rarely sees: traffic.
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Shabazz Muhammad, Wolves swing man
TWITTER NAME: @ShabazzMuhammad15 TWEET: Media day! BEATON SAYS: Muhammad insists this is from the Wolves' media day, but it looks more like the set of a 1980s, Billy Squier music video . . .
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Charles Johnson, Vikings WR
TWITTER NAME: @mrinkrediblexii TWEET: Lions don't lose sleep over the opinion of sheep!! #CJXII #believe #beyourself #bedifferent #donthate BEATON SAYS: That's deep, man.
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Anthony Barr, Vikings LB
TWITTER NAME: @itheeayb TWEET: . . . BEATON SAYS: In this photo, we strongly suspect Barr (55) is desperately searching for an oxygen tank for his 32-year-old teammate, Chad Greenway (far right).
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