TWITTER NAME: @PJHughes45 TWEET: Way to go @kgib44 BEATON SAYS: Adult bullying: it's a serious issue, people.
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Richard Pitino, Gophers men's basketball coach
TWITTER NAME: @MNCoachPitino TWEET: Go Gophers #4thOfJuly BEATON SAYS: Like good ol' Uncle Sam, she wants YOU . . . to cheer on the Gophers at Williams Arena next season.
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Karl-Anthony Towns, Timberwolves post player
TWITTER NAME: @KarlTowns TWEET: One hole down at Bethpage Black. 17 more to go. BEATON SAYS: The Wolves' prized rookie has well-documented basketball skills. And he apparently appreciates fine golf courses, like Bethpage Black, which has hosted two U.S. Opens. He'll fit in fine in golf-crazed Minnesota.
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Zach LaVine, Timberwolves swing man
TWITTER NAME: @ZachLaVine TWEET: Golfing wit my trainer tony! Bout to see how it go... BEATON SAYS: It's not hard to imagine the flashy LaVine wearing a ridiculous golf outfit, a la Ricky Fowler. Alas, he provided no such photo documentation during this round.
Courtesy: Zach LaVine via InstagramCourtesy: Zach LaVine via Instagram
Tyus Jones, Timberwolves guard
TWITTER NAME: @Tyusjones06 TWEET: U-S-A! U-S-A! Let's get it ladies! I was repping my USA soccer jersey yesterday BEATON SAYS: World Cup mission accomplished.
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Kent Hrbek, Ex-Twins first baseman
TWITTER NAME: @Hrbie14 TWEET: I'm all for Dozier goin to the All-Star Game... But I bet he'd rather have a WS Ring... Keep winnin boys!!! BEATON SAYS: Surely, current Twin Brian Dozier would also cherish one of those massive Bloody Marys they sell at Hrbek's bar at Target Field.
Courtesy: Kent Hrbek via TwitterCourtesy: Kent Hrbek via Twitter
Alisha Perkins, wife of Twins closer Glen Perkins
TWITTER NAME: @anwperkins TWEET: Last night I surprised @glenperkins with a gift worthy of a 3x all star!. . . BEATON SAYS: You know what would be REALLY cool? If they let Glen Perkins roll in from the bullpen in that thing at Target Field.
Courtesy: Alisha Perkins via TwitterCourtesy: Alisha Perkins via Twitter
Trevor May, Twins pitcher
TWITTER NAME: @Trevmay54 TWEET: Glamour shots by Deb. --> Campaign spokesman @Trevmay54 wants you to #VoteDozier. BEATON SAYS: May now refers to himself as "Brian Dozier's Campaign Manager" in his Twitter profile. And May is taking his new role extremely seriously.
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Fran Tarkenton, Ex-Vikings QB
TWITTER NAME: @Fran_Tarkenton TWEET: .@DunkelBill @Vikings I left Atlanta on July 4, 1961 and drove all the way to that first training camp in Bemidji! BEATON SAYS: Yes, the Vikes used to hold training camp in Bemidji back in the day. That's nearly 285 miles north of the Vikings' current summer home, Mankato -- or, a 21-hour drive from Atlanta.
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Greg Jennings, Ex-Vikings receiver
TWITTER NAME: @GregJennings TWEET: On vacation, but still getting it in with my new friends from Crossfit Hilton Head! BEATON SAYS: The No. 1 rule of Crossfit: When you do Crossfit training, you must promptly tell the world about it.
Courtesy: Greg Jennings via TwitterCourtesy: Greg Jennings via Twitter