Only in Canada does a beer league hockey game get put on the radio and then trend across a major city. Boomer and Warrener’s Beer League Championship sponsored by Wild Rose went down Thursday night at Father David Bauer. And they actually put the battle between the Calgary Brewstars and the Beymoor Blues on the radio. The Brewstars end up winning it in a shootout.
Tributes poured in online, after the passing of the lead singer of The Cranberries Dolores O’Riordan. Fans and celebrities tweeted their favourite memories and condolences. Police say her death is not considered suspicious. Sports fans were entertained by tennis down under with #AusOpen trending. Will Ferrell made a special appearance as Ron Burgundy to interview Roger Federer after the Swiss play easily won his first round match. Meanwhile, TV watchers took to Twitter to discuss #TheBachelor.
The Calgary Flames are on a roll after winning their 7th straight game Sunday in Carolina. One of the impressive parts of this seven game run is now just how many they’ve won but who they’ve defeated. Sunday’s opponent is a point out of a playoff spot, they also beat the Tampa Bay Lightning, Minnesota Wild, Anaheim Ducks, L.A. Kings and Chicago Blackhawks, all of whom are either in a playoff spot or within 2 points of one.
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".