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: Minnesota sports fans, take heart

The state's sports scene is improving.

Updated: November 07, 2011, - 06:35 AM

How to put the Twins back together again

Start with the bullpen, then the rotation, and go from there filling the many holes.

Updated: November 02, 2011, - 07:24 AM

Rand: You might not have seen last of Childress

After the Vikings' early struggles, the former Minnesota coach's stock has risen.

Updated: November 01, 2011, - 06:35 AM

NCAA hopes reforms can refocus college sports

Spending money for athletes and team standards on academic progress are in response to the latest scandals.

Updated: October 28, 2011, - 01:13 PM

Rand: Remembering hidden gems from the '91 World Series

There are other details from 20 years ago that have been forgotten with the heroics of Kirby Puckett and Jack Morris.

Updated: October 28, 2011, - 06:24 AM

Gophers, QB show they are a work in progress

MarQueis Gray, though erratic and tentative at times Saturday, showed glimmers of great potential in the second half.

Updated: October 23, 2011, - 01:24 AM

U's Marcus Jones: Throwing his weight around (all 170 pounds of it)

Marcus Jones isn't physically imposing, but his skills as a kick returner and receiver gives the Gophers a much-needed weapon.

Updated: October 20, 2011, - 11:50 AM

NSC Stars goalie can take the teasing

Unretired and unapologetic goalkeeper Joe Warren -- "Brett Favre" to some -- has his soccer team playing for a championship.

Updated: October 17, 2011, - 07:47 AM

Desperate final play lifts Osseo to win

A touchdown pass thrown by a quarterback on the run to a covered receiver as time expired sunk Champlin.

Updated: October 14, 2011, - 10:41 PM

Big family helped U's Filho prepare for volleyball

A family of 10 children prepared Ariana Filho well for the chaos of the volleyball court.

Updated: October 14, 2011, - 01:01 AM

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