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lll Spittin’ Game: Your Time’s Up, Mr. Jordan

If parting is such sweet sorrow, then somebody better pump the laughing gas way up because this ending has the aroma of a crummy, water-soiled dime store novel
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Boy Sets Fire | Tomorrow Come Today | Wind-Up

Boy Sets Fire exhibits a teeming tempest of energy, emotion and raw intensity that swirls around like a monsoon-blizzard-hurricane-sandstorm all rolled into one hell of a force of nature. Unfortunatel...
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UNC Blues

What's more newsworthy: Jerry "Half Man, Half Bean Hill" Krause retiring because of a perpetually growing waistline or University of Kansas Head Coach Roy Williams using a four-letter word in a post-g...
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Ill the Thrill: Orange Jubilation

The beaming dreams of Syracuse and Head Coach Jim Boeheim burst to radiant life Monday night in an 81-78 victory over Kansas at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans.
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ILL Spittin’ Game: Let’s Play, Too

So what do the Chicago Cubs have planned for an encore? After a 15-2 win on Opening Day, anything less than a 162-0 season, a blitz through the playoffs and a World Series parade down the Magnificent ...
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Cal Poly, Aztecs Ruin UCSB’s Postseason

The Gauchos roared into March like a lion... and purred out meeker than a kitten. The UCSB men's basketball team, the 2003 Big West regular season champions, lost its final two postseason games after ...
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Gauchos Clinch Share of Big West

When Ralphy Holmes prepared to shoot a three-point basket with the clock winding down, a little twinge of heartbreak fluttered in the Gauchos' hearts. Not again. Could Holmes shatter UCSB's psyche twi...
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Gauchos Blast Beach

After pasting Long Beach State 70-46 before a rocking Thunderdome crowd on Thursday night, the UCSB men's basketball team positioned itself for a chance to achieve something that no Gaucho squad has e...
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Santa Barbara Climbs Ant Hill

The smaller but quicker, more energetic and more inspired UCSB men's basketball team sent a message in bold black ink on Saturday to Irvine and the rest of the Big West Conference: The Big West title ...
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Beach Awaits Gauchos

The UCSB men's basketball team faces Long Beach State today at 5 p.m. in the Thunderdome in what boils down to a must-win game. Santa Barbara currently stands a half game behind Irvine in the Big West...
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Gauchos Need the Hull Package

This is the final home stretch... it's crunch time... this game's going down to the wire. The final seconds of a season tick away and the moment is yours to mold. And we're still in February.
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No Mercy for Santa Barbara

It took 12 hours for the Titans to reach Santa Barbara, yet Detroit cruised into the Thunderdome and dominated the UCSB men's basketball team within minutes. The Horizon League's fifth-place team blew...
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Bracket Busts for Mid-Majors

So Dickie V. didn't make a cameo at the Thunderdome. Can anyone blame him? ESPN's publicized and well-anticipated Bracket Buster Saturday roared in like a gap-toothed lion and yawned out like an alley...
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Men’s basketball: Mustangs Ride UCSB Like Sally

With the final seconds ticking off in a mesmerizing clash against Cal Poly, Gaucho junior point guard Jacoby Atako drove across the lane for a chance to tie the game.
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Santa Barbara Glares Into Eye of the Tigers

The UCSB men's basketball team pounced on Pacific early and enjoyed a feast that the players should remember for a while: The Santa Barbara victory coincided with a rare Utah State home defeat earlier...
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