Arizona State quarterback Manny Wilkins has mentioned it more than once. When it comes to N’Keal Harry, there’s no such thing as a 50-50 ball. Yes, the quarterback is exaggerating, but he’s not far off. When it comes to Harry, those 50-50 balls are more like 75-25. First off, perhaps we should define “50-50” ball. They are the passes that a quarterback strategically puts up for grabs, receiver against defender, may the best man win. More often than not, Harry does.
Arizona State's offense built on momentum from the preceding week and freshman Brandon Ruiz kicked his first game-winning field goal, but let's be real. ASU beat Oregon for the first time since 2004, ending a 10-game losing streak, because of its often-maligned defense, which held the Ducks 200 yards below their season average for total offense on Saturday night. And most importantly stopped Oregon twice on downs after the Sun Devils regained the lead with 2:33 remaining.
When it was over, Ray Anderson stood in the north end zone, not far from the Pat Tillman statue and watched the celebration. One by one, the Arizona State Vice President of Athletics shook hands with ASU’s assistant coaches as they walked off the field Saturday night. “Billy,” Anderson said, extending his hand to offensive coordinator Billy Napier.
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Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
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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
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Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
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Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
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are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
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Exact case matching or punctuation
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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".