Maybe it’s the size of the players, or their tendency to say or do cartoonishly ridiculous funny things, but to me it’s always easy to find similarities with the CFL and pro wrestling. The reminders come in different forms. On Monday, it was Ottawa beat guy extraordinaire and CFL talent-provider Tim Baines (his son Mitchell plays for the Ticats) who posted some vital info about goings-on in the Lansdowne area in November. One tweet led to another. It got the wheels turning here in the CFL office.
It’s not often that one play can sum up a team’s situation, but that’s what James Wilder Jr.’s 76-yard touchdown run did for the Argos on Saturday. With a truck-sized hole punched for him by his offensive line, Wilder did his best Andre DeGrasse and exploded through the gap, running untouched for his first-ever CFL touchdown. The journey was simple enough.
His coach has about two thirds of his name pronounced correctly, he’s crashing at his best friend’s place and his wardrobe is limited for now to what he had packed for his bye week, plus whatever team-issued garb he can get his hands on. It might sound like Shamawd Chambers’ life is less-than-pleasant right now, but the newest member of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats is very happy to be where he is, even if he’s doing things on the fly this week.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".