Michael Rand

Digital sports editor | StarTribune.com
Phone: 612-673-7564
Michael Rand is digital sports editor. He also writes the RandBall blog and oversees the sports section’s 2Day feature on Page 2.

Recent content from Michael Rand

Fit, motivated Augustus rejoins Lynx, hopefully for title run

Seimone Augustus is getting to know her new teammates now, but her long-range goal is to win another WNBA title.

Updated: May 11, 2013, - 12:21 AM

New Vikings uniforms a hit with players, fans

Mark it down: On April 25, the night of the first round of the NFL draft, Christian Ponder heard his first cheers of the season. All he had to do was put on a uniform.

Updated: April 26, 2013, - 07:25 AM

Rand: A mascot proposal at Augsburg

Augsburg senior track athlete Ashley Carney received the memory of a lifetime Monday.

Updated: April 25, 2013, - 07:45 AM

Rand: Has it come to this with Twins' weather woes?

The third Target Field postponement in a span of nine days left some pining for indoor baseball again.

Updated: April 23, 2013, - 06:38 AM

Rand: Auction comes courtesy of the IRS

The annual tax filing deadline of April 15 came last week. If you received any type of return, a different...

Updated: April 22, 2013, - 09:02 AM

Coming soon: 'Gophers Road Trip' to visit 16 Minnesota cities

Athletic director Norwood Teague will make 16 stops, and he will bring along different head coaches.

Updated: April 19, 2013, - 11:47 AM

Borton hopes WNIT run will help propel Gophers to NCAA berth next year

If progress is measured in incremental steps for the Gophers women’s basketball team, next year should bring about the program’s first NCAA tournament berth since 2009.

Updated: March 22, 2013, - 12:23 AM

Harlem Shake (Gophers style) with Sid

Sid Hartman, age 93, does the Harlem Shake with Goldy Gopher and former Minnesota star Quincy Lewis.

Updated: March 18, 2013, - 06:56 AM

Rand: NCAA bubble trouble? Not for Gophers

NCAA men’s basketball selection committee chair Mike Bobinski said a few things on a Wednesday conference call that should be considered good news if you are a Gophers fan

Updated: March 14, 2013, - 01:07 PM

Rand: Spielman decisive on tough calls

Here is how Spielman has handled five tough decisions:

Updated: March 13, 2013, - 12:07 AM

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