TWITTER NAME: @kepleroni TWEET: Dreams do come true. #minnesota #2015 #dreamchasing BEATON SAYS: The Talented Mr. Kepler has about 2,000 career hits ahead of him. Maybe more . . .
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Andy Kenutis, Vikings team photographer
TWITTER NAME: @vikingsphotog TWEET: Locked-In BEATON SAYS: Careful, Peyton. Harrison Smith's about to feast on your wobbly pass like it's a Papa John's pizza . . .
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Stefon Diggs, Vikings rookie WR
TWITTER NAME: @stefon_diggs TWEET: I been counted out so many times I couldn't count it #AUTHENTIC BEATON SAYS: A few more games like last Sunday and Minneapolis will be Diggs' town. Clearly, Vikings fans dig 'em . . .
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Gophers football page
TWITTER NAME: @GopherFootball TWEET: Happy Birthday @TonyDungy. You looked great in gold! #Gophers BEATON SAYS: That's Dungy wearing Gophers fatigues in the mid-'70s. Those uniforms were a special kind of ugly . . .
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Don Lucia, Gophers hockey coach
TWITTER NAME: @mncoachlucia TWEET: Thanks for all your help over the years @FakeDonLucia. I'll take it from here. BEATON SAYS: That's one heck of a first tweet, Coach . . .
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Matt Dumba, Wild D
TWITTER NAME: @matt.dumba TWEET: Happy to announce #DumbasHitsForHeroes this season! For every hit I throw at @XcelEnergyCtr, I'm donating $100 to Defending The Blue Line . . . BEATON SAYS: Patrick Kane is feeling the pain in that picture . . .
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TC Bear, Twins mascot
TWITTER NAME: @TC_00 TWEET: I want to see who wins it all, then it's sleepy time BEATON SAYS: So sad. For a minute there, it looked like the Twins might delay TC’s hibernation until after a championship parade. . .
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Anthony Barr, Vikings LB
TWITTER NAME: @itheeayb TWEET: switch check copper BEATON SAYS: The best Vikings linebacker in a long time, Barr none . . .
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Ricky Rubio, Wolves PG
TWITTER NAME: @rickyrubio9 TWEET: #tbt Never forget where you are coming from. . . BEATON SAYS: Can you guess which one of those kids is little Ricky? We're guessing second from the right, in the first row.
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NBA's official page
TWITTER NAME: @NBA TWEET: We're down to 21 days until the 2015-16 NBA season tips off! . . . BEATON SAYS: Is KG sporting a gray goatee in that picture? That's one Timberwolf that's gotten a little long in the tooth . . .
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