Christopher Livingston Sports Editor senorlivingston
The Burroughs baseball team had an even record — including its first win — in the final two days of the Quartz Hill Tournament Wednesday and Thursday. On Wednesday, the Burros fell to the Quartz Hill Rebels 16-4 in a five-inning contest. The Rebels opened things up by scoring four runs in the first inning aided by a two-run home run by Dawson Dimon.
Just yesterday Rare gave us a tiny, less-than-a-second glimpse of the Kraken from Sea of Thieves, it's multiplayer pirate game launching on March 20. I wrote that the single tentacle was "looking nearly as tall as a ship's mast." Ha ha! Wrong. In the launch trailer for Sea of Thieves, which you can view above, the Kraken's tentacles (you can see a bunch of them now) are considerably taller than the galleon's masts. What a naive idiot I was yesterday!
Artist Bob Ross, who died in 1995, still managed to take over the internet a couple years ago when all 403 episodes of his television program The Joy of Painting were rebroadcast on Twitch. Last year Ross also appeared as a Sylvanus skin in the Hi-Rez MOBA Smite. And now, the gentle artist has arrived at the Humble Store in the Humble Bob Ross Bundle, which includes art games, software, videos, and ebooks.
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 Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
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, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
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".