PYEONGCHANG, South Korea -- No matter what else happens in these Winter Olympics, it's been a triumph for Tucson native Chris Knierim and his wife, Alexa Scimeca Knierim. The pair's performance in the short program last week in the Team Event was critical to the U.S. winning the bronze medal. That's why on Valentine's Day, their focus in the pairs competition short program was to skate for themselves and not to worry about scores and mistakes.
The cold-weather regions of America dominate the 2018 U.S. Winter Olympics team, as they should. But if you look closely, you’ll see a little southwest flavor spicing up Team USA for the games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The official U.S. roster was released Friday by the U.S. Olympic Committee, 242 athletes, making up the largest contingent by any nation for a Winter Games. The team includes 37 Olympic medalists, including 10 Olympic champions and 15 who have won multiple medals.
If there is any lingering disappointment from a season that fell short of meeting some lofty goals, it didn’t accompany Penn State on its trip from Happy Valley to the Valley of the Sun. The Nittany Lions arrived in Phoenix on Saturday thrilled to be playing in a New Year’s Six game – the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl Dec. 30 against Washington – for a second consecutive season. James Franklin was particularly excited about bringing his team to Arizona.
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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".