Joe Rexrode joins The Tennessean as sports columnist after 13
years on the Michigan State beat, four for the Detroit Free Press and nine for
the Lansing State Journal. He also has covered the 2012 Summer Olympics, the
World Series, the NBA Finals, the NFL, and plenty of high school sports and
minor league baseball. Rexrode and his wife, Katie, have three children — Jack
(11), Brennan (8) and Caroline (5).