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: Reversal of fortunes highlights Vikings, Gophers similarities

Both teams are 5-3. For Vikings fans, the sky is falling after a blowout loss at home to Tampa Bay. Gophers fans are suddenly much more on board with the Philip Nelson era.

Updated: October 29, 2012, - 06:48 AM

Rand: Vikings, Gophers can live for present

Sometimes you can't wait for the future. Sometimes you have to play for the present because you never know what's going to happen.

Updated: October 22, 2012, - 07:00 AM

Chase Budinger's fantasy football picks

Timberwolves forward Chase Budinger originally took Matt Forte but changed his mind and went with Frank Gore.

Updated: September 20, 2012, - 06:24 AM

Rand: White Sox have been best ever in Central

Since 1998, Chicago has nine finishes in either first or second place and only one 90-loss season.

Updated: September 11, 2012, - 11:18 PM

Gophers' kicker: Game-winner just like practice

Gophers kicker Jordan Wettstein talks about the UNLV game.

Updated: September 05, 2012, - 07:25 AM

In retrospect, these Twins starters look darn good

A few words on behalf of decent starting pitching.

Updated: September 03, 2012, - 01:08 AM

Knee injury ends season for wide receiver Harbison

Jamel Harbison will have to redshirt after all, but not because Jerry Kill wanted him to.

Updated: September 02, 2012, - 01:11 AM

Lynx make stops, avert a Shock upset

After a slow and frustrating start, they flexed their defensive muscle to beat Tulsa for the 11th consecutive time. Three Lynx scored 19 points.

Updated: September 01, 2012, - 12:02 AM

Rand: Plenty to talk about, finally

Baseball is winding down, but football has arrived to re-energize a slumbering sports scene.

Updated: August 28, 2012, - 06:44 AM

What they might be doing today ...

WHAT THEY MIGHT BE DOING TODAY ...Adrian Gonzalez might be playing at Target Field in 2014 ... in the All...

Updated: August 28, 2012, - 01:35 AM

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