TWITTER NAME: @OwenNolan11 TWEET: "A few @SanJoseSharks put a real shark in the boat. @AndrewDesjardin @TommyWingels Big Joe & Raffi Torres #sharks" ERVIN SAYS: Reality show idea: players from every professional sports franchise have to catch one of their own mascots in the wild (Raptors, Suns, Giants, Lightning, Hurricanes and Rockies might struggle).
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Jessie Diggins, USA cross-country skier and Afton, Minn., native
TWITTER NAME: @jessdiggs TWEET: "It's okay to be a little bit jealous if your strength coach doesn't show up to work looking like this: #Murica" ERVIN SAYS: Watch out for the roundhouse kick to the face.
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Greg Jennings, Vikings receiver
TWITTER NAME: @GregJennings TWEET: "That's good stuff right there! RT @KayseChen: Hell yes @ermille2 @GregJennings #teamonmyback" ERVIN SAYS: I thought Omanhene was a town in Nebraska.
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Rachel Banham, Gophers women's guard
TWITTER NAME: @rachelbanham15 TWEET: "Let me tell ya bout my bessst friend. . . . @EllaRiche" ERVIN SAYS: Now that's a nice look, Micaëlla Riché.
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Glen Perkins, Twins pitcher
TWITTER NAME: @glen_perkins TWEET: "Me and Magic. Different sports, same conference. A couple of Big Ten alums." ERVIN SAYS: Different shoe sizes, too, I reckon.
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Nino Niederreiter, Wild right wing
TWITTER NAME: @thelnino25 TWEET: "Watching some woman's curling with the boys! @rjosi90 #streiti #hoppschwiz @carmenschaefer8 #Sochi2014" ERVIN SAYS: Swiss coach Sean Simpson better hope El Niño and friends don't live it up too much in Sochi.
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Ronny Turiaf, Timberwolves center
TWITTER NAME: @Ronny_Turiaf TWEET: "I think they are tired. Lol. But I see the pregnant lady "Baucing it" so I can't show I'm tired.. #AirportConfession" ERVIN SAYS: I didn't know Ronny got tired.
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Bobby Jackson, Timberwolves assistant and former Gophers guard
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Peter Mortell, Gophers punter
TWITTER NAME: @PMortell37 TWEET: "Always been taught to lead with the shoulder, bring the hips, and wrap up. Here's a textbook example" ERVIN SAYS: Good thing that scholarship isn't contingent upon bringing guys to the ground.
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Brian Duensing, Twins pitcher
TWITTER NAME: @BrianDuensing52 TWEET: "Tough day at swim lessons" ERVIN SAYS: Those'll kill ya.
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