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: What if Boston goes after the M&M boys?

Conspiracy theories are always in season around here, particularly when it comes to Minnesota teams and Boston teams.

Updated: August 27, 2012, - 07:19 AM

Social media: To tweet or not to tweet?

Pro sports teams have tried to get their athletes to use common sense when it comes to social media.

Updated: August 21, 2012, - 12:24 AM

Gophers QB Max Shortell talks about the difference a year makes

Gophers sophomore quarterback Max Shortell talks about the difference a year makes.

Updated: August 15, 2012, - 07:09 AM

Watch Parise talk about trying to make decision

After landing in the Twin Cities, free agent Zach Parise says he's being cautious as he selects which NHL team...

Updated: July 26, 2012, - 08:15 PM

Biking for Baseball at Target Field

11,000 miles, 30 events and 1,000 kids: The men from Biking for Baseball make Target Field their 16th stop on...

Updated: July 26, 2012, - 07:32 PM

Former Gopher basketball player Corky Taylor dies at 60

Marvin “Corky” Taylor, who played basketball for the Gophers from 1970-1973 and was a member of their 1972 Big Ten title team, died Thursday due to complications from lung cancer. He was 60.

Updated: June 28, 2012, - 09:24 PM

Rand: Being good on paper no guarantee of being good

Local sports fans hardly need to be reminded that teams looking good on paper can fall apart.

Updated: May 28, 2012, - 11:42 PM

2Day's 2 Cents: Baseball still fascinates, despite Twins' struggles

Quirky moments in recent days from around the majors.

Updated: May 06, 2012, - 11:38 PM

Rand: Parallel marks at helm for Gardy, Flip

Comparing two successful leaders who ultimately came up short in the postseason time and again.

Updated: April 24, 2012, - 06:36 AM

Chart: A full plate for Teague

Norwood Teague will have plenty of tasks to tackle immediately after being formally approved as the Gophers' new athletic director...

Updated: April 24, 2012, - 02:11 AM

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