This was going to be the Christmas present of all Christmas presents — an honest-to-goodness splurge for Hilary Scott. She would buy her mom and stepdad – diehard Indiana University basketball fans – tickets to this weekend’s Crossroads Classic at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. “Everybody should be able to go to a really good game and sit in really good seats just once in their lives,” said Scott, 38, an IU grad from Bloomington.
He was supposed to be Indiana’s superstar – a beloved, monstrous force like Lebron James -- only on an Indiana Pacers’ scale. A devoted Reggie Miller repeat. But five years into his Pacers career, the rumors started. Paul George wanted to finish his career somewhere else. Then, he made it clear, sending word to team president Kevin Pritchard he wouldn’t return for the 2017-18 season when his contract expired.
The call came in Monday from a woman who was desperate to sell. She had a handful of $100 Indianapolis Colts tickets to Thursday night’s game against the Denver Broncos. “I usually give them to clients,” Mike Peduot said the woman told him. Peduto, the owner of Circle City Tickets, an Indianapolis-based ticket brokerage, offered her what he could – 30 cents on the dollar. That equated to $30 for each $100 lower-level, end zone ticket.
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".