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

08.28.12 THE GAME PLAN

THE BUZZ It will be announced Wednesday that Target Field will be host of the 2014 All-Star Game. Will the Twins have more than the one mandatory selection by then?

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

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

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