An electronic dribbling machine sits off to the side of the IU womenâ€™s basketball practice court in Cook Hall. â€œThe Lazer,â€? as itâ€™s called, puts a user through various dribbling drills. Itâ€™s a couple feet tall and has a display screen that flashes dribbling patterns for the user to match in sync. Some of the workouts require the dribbler to bounce multiple balls at once, and some of them use tennis balls, but all the exercises help improve hand-eye coordination.
The monetary sacrifices of Kevin Durant has been well documented this summer. Durant took nearly $10 million less than the maximum salary he could have received this upcoming season and allowed Bob Myers to bring back Andre Iguodala and Shaun Livingston, though at a steep cost in luxury taxes. Part of the reason the Warriors are so far into the luxury tax is because one player in particular, Steph Curry, didn’t take any less than he could have.
The Colin Kaepernick saga has continued to into August as training camps around the league have opened up while the quarterback remains a free agent. Speculation over Kap’s next landing spot seems to have zeroed in on one team in particular though, the Baltimore Ravens. With Joe Flacco currently sidelined due to a back injury, Baltimore is expected to be in search of another potential QB for insurance alongside current backup Ryan Mallett.
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".