Two weeks before the playoffs start. Are you in ... or are you out? There's more strategy involved in working the waiver wire at this stage of the season. Depending on your league settings, you might want to grab a backup quarterback or kicker in case you can't replace them during the playoffs. Or maybe handcuff your No. 1 running back. If you're out of contention in a keeper league, speculate on someone who might have a larger role in 2018 (Josh Gordon??).
Fantasy owners who had a productive day from their quarterback in Week 11 should consider themselves fortunate. In the season's final week of byes, only a few QBs produced as expected. -- Dak Prescott. The Philadelphia Eagles blitzed and harassed Prescott all night long. He threw three interceptions and lost a fumble that was returned for a touchdown. After passing for only 145 yards, Prescott finished with negative fantasy points in many formats. -- Jay Cutler. This was only partly his fault.
With Thursday’s announcement of the Most Valuable Player awards, USA TODAY Sports breaks down the cases for the three National League finalists:With 59 home runs, the Miami Marlins outfielder put on a power-hitting display the game hadn’t seen since Barry Bonds’ record-setting season in 2001. He also led the majors with 132 RBI and a .631 slugging percentage.
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".