The last week of college football's regular season is always a little crazy, with all the rivalry games and postseason implications. It's even nuttier this year because the games take place amid coaching searches and coaching uncertainty. Here are a few things worth noting as we head into the tempest:-- The Oregon Ducks are heavy favorites in this year's Civil War -- 4 p.m. Saturday, Autzen Stadium -- and should be. That said, strange things happen in this rivalry.
Shalane Flanagan has options, lots of them. It's been two weeks since Flanagan became the first U.S. woman in 40 years to win the New York City Marathon, and Flanagan is beginning to think about what is next. She could retire at 36 as one of the most accomplished distance runners in U.S. history, having made four Olympics teams, won an Olympic silver medal and 18 U.S. championships in addition to the NYC title. She could start family.
That Willie Taggart speculation won't go away. The Oregon coach mostly dodged a question about whether he is looking to leave and unhappy in Eugene after the Ducks' victory over Arizona. Taggart said he was not going to address rumors, and asked if he looked happy. And, indeed, he did look happy. But he didn't exactly deny that he was keeping his options open, which would only be smart.
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".