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

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Blake and Eden Prairie became five-time finalists, with the Eagles' lone loss coming against the Bears.

Updated: June 09, 2011, - 03:39 PM

Benilde and Eden Prairie escape

The two schools will meet for the state championship on Thursday after a pair of one-goal semifinals.

Updated: June 08, 2011, - 04:18 PM

Sunday Q&A: Keith Tkachuk, former Jets/Thrashers player

The former NHL player spent time in Winnipeg and Atlanta. With the Thrashers' move back to Winnipeg in mind, he took time to speak recently with the Star Tribune's Michael Rand.

Updated: June 05, 2011, - 12:02 AM

Thunder look to keep from being wannabes in the West

The common refrain after Oklahoma City lost to Dallas: Give the young squad some time, and it will make it to its share of championship series. But other teams have been in their position.

Updated: May 26, 2011, - 09:44 PM

Is this Minnesota sports at its lowest?

Minnesota sports fans already suffering over the local teams' lack of success are now agonizing over tragic news about two former players.

Updated: May 16, 2011, - 09:33 AM

Sunday Q&A: Ted Johnson, Timberwolves senior VP

The Timberwolves chief marketing officer is going through a busy time.

Updated: May 15, 2011, - 08:26 AM

Jilted by Gophers, WCCO drops to Division III with St. Thomas football

Jilted by the Gophers, WCCO is back in college football broadcasting as the new radio home of Division III St. Thomas.

Updated: May 12, 2011, - 06:50 AM

Take heart, Wolves fans. It gets better.

If teams such as the Bulls, Thunder, Hawks and Grizzlies can make deep NBA playoff runs, why can't the Wolves?

Updated: May 09, 2011, - 10:40 AM

Sunday Q&A: Rick Sutcliffe, ESPN baseball analyst

The former Cy Young Award winner will work Monday's Twins-Red Sox game in Boston.

Updated: May 08, 2011, - 02:23 PM

Vikings rookies making a number for themselves

The latest draft crop of Vikings, for the most part, will have only medium-sized shoes to fill.

Updated: May 06, 2011, - 06:51 AM

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