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

Top 10 Minnesota sports moments of 2014

From eye-popping plays to personalities causing a ruckus, 2014 was full of sports stories worth talking about.

Updated: December 30, 2014, - 11:30 PM

Rand: Some stories turn out just as predicted

One of the great joys of sports is the unpredictability they provide. Sometimes, though, off-field stories unfold in a manner...

Updated: December 30, 2014, - 06:57 AM

Rand: Buffalo becomes NFC North's nemesis

There is no real shame, at least on the surface, of losing to an NFL team with an 8-6 record....

Updated: December 16, 2014, - 06:44 AM

Rand: Want to go to the Citrus Bowl? Let's check the travel options

Here are three options for getting to the Citrus Bowl to see the Gophers vs. Missouri

Updated: December 10, 2014, - 06:45 AM

First look: Renderings of Vikings stadium outfitted for Major League Soccer

The Vikings on Tuesday evening showed off renderings of their new stadium outfitted for a Major League Soccer franchise.

Updated: December 03, 2014, - 12:23 AM

A fitting day for Bud Grant Way

The first day of December, with the temperature hovering in single digits, wouldn’t have been an apt setting for many...

Updated: December 02, 2014, - 01:12 AM

Wisconsin clarifies where Paul Bunyan's Axe will be Saturday

Wisconsin’s Andersen, before clarifying, said the winning team won’t find its prize until it gets to the locker room.

Updated: November 25, 2014, - 11:42 AM

Rand: The long and the short of recent coaching searches

Four high-profile Minnesota men’s sports teams have conducted coaching/managerial searches since the start of 2013. Here is a quick look...

Updated: November 04, 2014, - 06:48 AM

Sid Hartman nears 70 years as Minneapolis sports writer

On Saturday, the Star Tribune will pay tribute to columnist Sid Hartman with a full-page advertisement to celebrate 70 years as a Minneapolis sportswriter.

Updated: October 31, 2014, - 07:26 AM

Rand: Plenty ties Gophers hoops, Wolves together

The connections between the Timberwolves and the Gophers men’s basketball team are mounting, and it’s not just because both teams...

Updated: October 28, 2014, - 06:35 AM

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