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Michael Rand is the Star Tribune's Digital Sports Senior Writer. In 20 years covering Minnesota sports at the Star Tribune, he has seen just about everything.

Rand is a North Dakota native and a graduate of the University of Minnesota. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife and two daughters.

For Wolves and Gophers, three-point math doesn't add up

Both teams shoot a lot of threes but don't make a lot of threes. If you're looking for a common cause of defeat, start there.

Q&A: Where are we with streaming? What should a Minnesota fan do?

An interview with Jason Gurwin of the Streamable on Monday's Daily Delivery podcast gives you a lay of the land on where things stand with trying to stream regional sports networks.

Ex-Lynx guard Montgomery becomes part owner of Atlanta team

The team was sold after former Sen. Kelly Loeffler came under fire from players in the league. Messaging from players played a role in Loeffler's U.S. Senate defeat.

The Timberwolves want to play fast. Here's the question: Why?

The Wolves already play fast and have struggled doing it. Even if that's the way President Gersson Rosas wants them to play in the future, it's hurting them in the present.

Russell Wilson would consider going to four teams, including ... the Bears?

Wilson's messy offseason in Seattle got a little more interesting Thursday. The Seahawks QB reportedly isn't demanding a trade, but he's saying where he'd be willing to go.

Ex-Gopher Brock Vereen tells you everything about getting drafted in the NFL

"If you meet with the Patriots, they're going to ask you the toughest questions ever." Vereen joined the Daily Delivery podcast to describe what fans don't see or hear.

Deshaun Watson to Vikings proposal sounds like Herschel Walker deal

Every proposed deal suggested by national media members adds more parts the Vikings would seemingly need to give up.

If Twins can have 10,000 fans at Target Field, would you be one of them?

The return to in-person attendance is going to be a fascinating question in 2021. Both for fans and for Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz, who will be the one making the call on the team's proposals.

With Saunders fired and Finch hired, all eyes turn to Wolves offense

Gersson Rosas has remade the Wolves' roster and has hand-picked his coach. Now it's time to see if his vision on offense is correct.

Teresa Resch: The Minnesotan who helps make the NBA's Raptors great

Resch, a Lakefield, Minn., native, is the vice president of basketball operations for the forward-thinking Raptors. "I've been here eight seasons and I think it's taken eight seasons to figure out how to describe what I do."