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

Rand: Twins might be Giants ... or not

Minnesota fans might be able to draw some solace from San Francisco's struggles.

Updated: July 29, 2013, - 06:40 AM

Rand: Our Andy Murray moment: To put Wimbledon win in perspective, think of Twins

Andy Murray became the first British men’s singles champion at Wimbledon since 1936 on Sunday, a wonderful straight-sets victory over...

Updated: July 08, 2013, - 06:31 AM

Forgotten anniversaries, 1978: Proud 'D' turns Page

The division champion Vikings began rebuilding by releasing a Hall of Famer.

Updated: June 18, 2013, - 01:40 AM

Forgotten anniversaries: A hockey high with the 1982-83 North Stars

Other North Stars teams had greater playoff success, but the 1983 version had their best regular season in Minnesota.

Updated: June 17, 2013, - 01:38 AM

Forgotten anniversaries, 2008: Remembering the Twins' 'other' Game 163

Plenty of Minnesota sports anniversaries and years are embedded in our collective sports minds. Merely mention 1987, 1991 or 1998,...

Updated: June 10, 2013, - 01:06 AM

Rand: Twins are better by a third

It’s hard to believe one-third of the Twins’ season is already over considering it’s been sunny approximately twice this year....

Updated: June 04, 2013, - 06:24 AM

MSU Mankato pitcher Hoppe aiming for more

The standout Mavericks pitcher hopes to hear his name called in the upcoming draft.

Updated: June 03, 2013, - 11:58 AM

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

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