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

Gophers firm up at middle linebacker

Junior college transfer Damien Wilson and redshirt freshman Jack Lynn have been in a lengthy battle for playing time at...

Updated: August 25, 2013, - 10:17 PM

Rand: Weber, PBA50 bowl them over

The professional portion of the PBA50 Treasure Island Resort & Casino Open begins Monday at Island Extreme Bowl in Welch,...

Updated: August 19, 2013, - 12:19 AM

Rand:  All-Star tickets pricey, priceless

Prices for the 2014 game at Target Field aren't set yet, but you'll have to pay a hefty bill for the memories that will last a lifetime.

Updated: July 31, 2013, - 10:33 PM

Rand: Braun's cheatin' heart means free food

The Brewers are giving $10 vouchers to fans for all home games in August. It might be a way to make up for Ryan Braun's suspension.

Updated: July 29, 2013, - 11:48 PM

Rand: Twins might be Giants ... or not

Minnesota fans might be able to draw some solace from San Francisco's struggles.

Updated: July 29, 2013, - 06:40 AM

Rand: Our Andy Murray moment: To put Wimbledon win in perspective, think of Twins

Andy Murray became the first British men’s singles champion at Wimbledon since 1936 on Sunday, a wonderful straight-sets victory over...

Updated: July 08, 2013, - 06:31 AM

Forgotten anniversaries, 1978: Proud 'D' turns Page

The division champion Vikings began rebuilding by releasing a Hall of Famer.

Updated: June 18, 2013, - 01:40 AM

Forgotten anniversaries: A hockey high with the 1982-83 North Stars

Other North Stars teams had greater playoff success, but the 1983 version had their best regular season in Minnesota.

Updated: June 17, 2013, - 01:38 AM

Forgotten anniversaries, 2008: Remembering the Twins' 'other' Game 163

Plenty of Minnesota sports anniversaries and years are embedded in our collective sports minds. Merely mention 1987, 1991 or 1998,...

Updated: June 10, 2013, - 01:06 AM

Rand: Twins are better by a third

It’s hard to believe one-third of the Twins’ season is already over considering it’s been sunny approximately twice this year....

Updated: June 04, 2013, - 06:24 AM

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