NEW YORK -- There's been no shortage of Mike Francesa retrospectives in recent years, as he neared the end of a 30-year run at New York's WFAN that included 19 years paired with Chris "Mad Dog" Russo and more than nine more as a solo host after Russo left the station in 2008. The duo's place in the sports-media pantheon was well-covered when the two reunited last year for a charity show at Radio City Music Hall.
It will likely come as no surprise that Sean Avery's new book, "Ice Capades: A Memoir of Fast Living and Tough Hockey," is chock full of stories about not just hockey, but sex, drugs, and rock and roll. Avery was known as much for his life away from the rink as he was for his abilities and antics on it, and the book is an honest look at all of it. Fans of Avery will find a lot to like in the book, just as haters will likely find more ammunition.
Derek Jeter’s farewell tour has seen not one, but two 90-second commercials in which sponsors paid tribute to his career (and subsequently got loads of publicity when the clips went viral). But how do those ads, for Nike’s Jordan brand and Gatorade, stack up against the many commercials Jeter’s appeared in over the years? Here, a definitive ranking of ads in which Jeter’s had a starring role, from worst to best.
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".