TWITTER NAME: @TC_OO TWEET: . . . Thanks to @bracehemmelgarn for taking this photo. BEATON SAYS: TC's looking pretty bright-eyed for a bear that's usually hibernating this time of year . . .
Courtesy: TC Bear via Twitter
Xavier Rhodes, Vikings CB
TWITTER NAME: @_xavier29 TWEET: . . . BEATON SAYS: In all truthfulness, Xavier, that loss to Seattle last Sunday was a little more than a "stumble" . . .
Courtesy: Xavier Rhodes via Instagram
Lindsey Vonn, skier, Burnsville native
TWITTER NAME: @lindseyvonn TWEET: Hat trick!!! Can't believe I have 70 wins! #dreamcometrue . . . BEATON SAYS: How entertaining would it be to watch Vonn rocket down Burnsville's Buck Hill these days?
Courtesy: Lindsey Vonn
Stefon Diggs, Vikings WR
TWITTER NAME: @stefondiggs TWEET: Stay focused . . . BEATON SAYS: Teddy B. needs to "focus" on getting Stefon the rock with far more regularity.
Courtesy: Stefon Diggs via Twitter
Andy Kenutis, Vikings team photographer
TWITTER NAME: @AndyKenutis TWEET: "Hold the vision, Trust the process." BEATON SAYS: Sadly, it's getting harder and harder to envision the Vikings winning the NFC North . . .
Courtesy: Andy Kenutis via Instagram
Brian Robison, Vikings DE
TWITTER NAME: @Brian_Robison TWEET: #vikingscountry I think muss and I could pass for brothers. Obviously I'm the younger and better looking one! BEATON SAYS: Yes, local radio guy Mike Mussman has "black sheep" written all over him . . .
Courtesy: Brian Robison via Instagram
Fran Tarkenton, former Vikings QB
TWITTER NAME: @Fran_Tarkenton TWEET: It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in NYC! Enjoying the trip with my lovely wife Linda . . . BEATON SAYS: That tree towers over him like Phil Loadholt . . .
Courtesy: Fran Tarkenton via Instagram
Gophers volleyball official page
TWITTER NAME: @GopherVBall TWEET: Sweet Sixteen, here we come! . . . BEATON SAYS: At least ONE Minnesota team beat a Wisconsin team this season . . .
Courtesy: Gopher volleyball via Twitter
Shabazz Muhammad, Timberwolves SF
TWITTER NAME: @ShabazzMuhammad TWEET: @KarlTowns . . . time for you to throw on that #15 UCLA jersey!! BEATON SAYS: Amazingly, UCLA -- Muhammad's college squad -- beat Towns' former team, Kentucky, last week.
Courtesy: Shabazz Muhammad via TwitterCourtesy: Shabazz Muhammad via Twitter
Don Lucia, Gophers hockey coach
TWITTER NAME: @mncoachlucia TWEET: Great start to the @B1GHockey season with a sweep at home. Big test this weekend on the road against a talented Michigan team. BEATON SAYS: Hats off to Lucia for joining Twitter. Not enough coaches take advantage of social media. . . Courtesy: Gophers athletics