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

Sunday Q&A: Wolves rookie Zach LaVine

When the Timberwolves chose Zach LaVine with the No. 13 pick in the NBA draft, it was with the idea...

Updated: October 04, 2014, - 09:21 PM

For Hazeltine, all eyes on the 2016 Ryder Cup

While most of the golf world was focused on Scotland on Sunday as the European Ryder Cup team polished off...

Updated: October 01, 2014, - 01:19 AM

Rand: Wolves, Twins welcoming eras of change

Timberwolves media day, an opportunity to interview players before the start of training camp, ended shortly before 2 p.m. Monday....

Updated: September 30, 2014, - 06:44 AM

Sunday Q&A: MLB Network's John Smoltz

John Smoltz amassed 213 victories and 154 saves in a 20-year MLB career spent mostly with Atlanta. These days, he...

Updated: September 28, 2014, - 12:44 AM

Rand: Former Twins could be worthy NL MVP candidates

What if the NL MVP vote was confined only to former Twins players?

Updated: September 23, 2014, - 07:30 AM

Rand: Adrian Peterson ... voices raised

The Adrian Peterson saga, and most notably Monday’s decision by the Vikings to allow him to play next weekend after...

Updated: September 16, 2014, - 07:00 AM

Rand: Minnesota's Seven Kevins

If you're a Kevin, there's a decent chance you will be a part of a Minnesota professional sports team someday. And if that happens, there is a pretty good chance your time here will come to an unceremonious end.

Updated: August 31, 2014, - 10:29 PM

Rand: Will Vikings' QB carnival ride end?

Although Matt Cassel will start the season opener, history shows us there's a strong chance Teddy Bridgewater will play sometime this season.

Updated: August 26, 2014, - 06:40 AM

Rand: A memo for the new Timberwolves

Fans are hungry to cheer new, young Timberwolves additions. They'll probably be cautious and skeptical at first, but if they start believing, they can be fiercely loyal.

Updated: August 25, 2014, - 12:04 PM

Sunday Q&A: Ryan Santoso, Gophers kicker

Ryan Santoso arrived on the University of Minnesota campus last year as a 280-pound kicker and somewhat of a novelty...

Updated: August 18, 2014, - 05:43 AM

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