TWITTER NAME: @ViktorTheViking TWEET: Rolling into Training Camp! #BackToFootball #VikingsCamp BEATON SAYS: Somehow, when I think of "Vikings" and "Norse marauders" I don't immediately envision Segways. But maybe that's just me. . .
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LaTroy Hawkins, Ex-Twins reliever
TWITTER NAME: @latroyhawkins32 TWEET: Hey #Rockie Fans it has been a pleasure to play in front of you for 2 1/2 years. . . BEATON SAYS: Hawkins, 42, was traded to the 11th different team (Toronto) of his MLB career this week. He could be quite the travel agent someday. . .
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Eric Kendricks, Vikings LB
TWITTER NAME: @EricKendricks54 TWEET: Out here!! Skol!! BEATON SAYS: Yes, Rook. It's time to roll. . .
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Chad Greenway, Vikings LB
TWITTER NAME: @chadgreenway52 TWEET: Look at all the great @Vikings fans at #VikingsCamp!! BEATON SAYS: Notice how Greenway, 32, stays inside -- in air conditioning -- for as long as possible during training camp. That's a veteran move.
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Maya Moore, Lynx forward
TWITTER NAME: @MooreMaya TWEET: The wait is over Say hello to the #MayaAJ1 #TeamJordan #TakeFlight BEATON SAYS: Being named WNBA All-Star Game MVP? That's SORT OF cool. But having your own, personal Air Jordans? That's EPIC.
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Brian Dozier, Twins 2B
TWITTER NAME: @BrianDozier TWEET: Off day fishing on Lake Minnetonka for the Leukemia Society! BEATON SAYS: Looks like an All-Star-caliber catch there, Mr. Dozier.
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Tyus Jones, Wolves PG
TWITTER NAME: @Tyusjones06 TWEET: Excited to throw out the first pitch tomorrow at the @Twins game! Everyone come out BEATON SAYS: How many ceremonial first pitches is this kid gonna throw?! Save that rotator cuff for basketball season!
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Gophers football official account
TWITTER NAME: @GopherFootball TWEET: Briean, Mitch and TC are ready for #B1GMediaDay. See you soon, Chicago! BEATON SAYS: The Gophers, including league media-day representatives Briean Boddy-Calhoun, Mitch Leidner and Theiren Cockran, already have their game faces on, it appears.
Brian Robison, Vikings DE
TWITTER NAME: @Brian_Robison TWEET: Yeah that's my blanket for camp!! BEATON SAYS: . . . And now, in the next six months, he'll attempt to "reel in" a Super Bowl win.
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Nordy, Minnesota Wild mascot
TWITTER NAME: @NordyWild TWEET: Day 2! #NHLMascotConference BEATON SAYS: What a bunch of awkward elevator companions; Always smiling. Never speaking, and never blinking. . .
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