ORCHARD PARK- Former Kansas City Chiefs receiver Jeremy Maclin visited with the Bills in Buffalo on Tuesday afternoon. Maclin has multiple connections to the current Bills coaching staff and roster:Just two days after the Kansas City Chiefs unexpectedly cut the Pro Bowl receiver, McCoy wasted no time in reaching out. "I know he could help us out tremendously," McCoy told ESPN at his charity softball event in Rochester on Sunday.
ORCHARD PARK- The Buffalo Bills will have a second interview with Carolina Panthers assistant general manager Brandon Beane, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Beane is one of three official candidates for the Bills GM position. Bills head coach Sean McDermott spent the previous six years with the Panthers as defensive coordinator and worked with Beane, so there's an obvious connection there. Beane was promoted to Panthers assistant GM two years ago.
Last week, we shared the story of Buffalo Bisons super-fan Mark Aichinger. But, there’s a remarkable story within the story. On Sports Talk Sunday, host Jonah Javad dedicated his Extra Point to Mark and his second family. In case you missed our original story on Mark, you can watch it here: The story within the story is the Smolka family, who met Mark years ago and developed a friendship, and kinship of sorts, with him. Mark and the Smolka's are an example of how beautiful this world can be.
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 Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
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, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
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".