It's time to kick off another season of The Union's Beat the Experts football pick 'em contest. Like last season, and the season before, we will run the pick 'em contest for 10 weeks, in which contestants will pick winners for 13 games spanning high school, college and pro football. The contestant who picks the most winners each week will win a weekly prize, and will also be entered into the end of the year drawing, which now will feature multiple prizes.
With staunch defense and a big second half surge the Nevada Union football team powered past Placer, 43-16, Friday night at Hooper Stadium. "It was really nice to see the kids have some fun," Nevada Union head coach Dennis Houlihan said. "You saw the kids smile. You saw them celebrating. Things that we haven't been able to do in a while."
Much like it has been the past three times Nevada Union and Lincoln have faced off on the gridiron, the game was a battle until the very end. Despite struggling on the offensive side of the ball, the Miners grabbed a nine-point lead with a little more than two minutes left in the third quarter, but Lincoln came back with 10 unanswered poinst to leave Hooper Stadium with the 23-22 victory. "They did a good job," Nevada Union head coach Dennis Houlihan said of Lincoln's defense.
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".