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: Big Hurt in Big Easy demands justice

Possible solutions to resolve what happened to the Vikings at the Superdome two years ago.

Updated: March 05, 2012, - 07:00 AM

It's pushball time again at Macalester

In conjunction with the school's Founders Day -- celebrating its 138th birthday as a school -- students, faculty and staff are slated to play pushball on the Old Main Lawn of the St. Paul school Friday.

Updated: March 01, 2012, - 06:54 AM

Rand: Two teams trade Targets

It seems as if the team from Target Field has switched with the team from Target Center.

Updated: February 28, 2012, - 06:30 AM

Younger Gardenhire has no regrets about baseball fate

The son of Ron Gardenhire is giving up on his playing career.

Updated: February 27, 2012, - 06:24 AM

Rand: Two bundles of joy for Southwest basketball coach

Southwest Minnesota State men's basketball coach won a big basketball game in St. Cloud Saturday night -- and, after some drama, got back to Marshall, 10 minute before the birth of his child.

Updated: February 14, 2012, - 07:02 AM

Gophers announce one final baseball game at Siebert Field

Gophers baseball coach John Anderson said Thursday that Siebert Field – the team’s outdoor home for four decades – will play host to one final game on May 1 against St. Thomas.

Updated: February 09, 2012, - 12:49 PM

Rand: Burn the Barn? No!

Officials announced plans for a "new" Fenway Park in 1999, which was to be an exact replica of the classic ballpark in Boston. But you can't duplicate 100 years of character, nor can you put a century worth of history in a moving van. In part because the "Save Fenway Park" folks were able to do what their name suggests, the old ballpark survived. It received some upgrades, played host to two World Series titles, and here we are now.

Updated: February 09, 2012, - 07:44 AM

Rand: Arena is a classic, not a relic

Williams Arena needs to stay. Not every facility needs to be a brand new palace.

Updated: February 09, 2012, - 06:40 AM

Rand: Swarm connects with Native American roots

The Swarm is halfway into a two-year initiative at the Prairie Island reservation to help kids re-connect with the game their ancestors played.

Updated: January 27, 2012, - 07:06 AM

Rand: Saints fans, we know how you feel right now

The combination of painful losses and too-few championships has given us a company-loves-misery attitude.

Updated: January 16, 2012, - 06:30 AM

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