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Against Sacramento State, forward Hannah Dearborn pushes the ball past her opponents. Daily Nexus / Christina De Marzo
Against Sacramento State, forward Hannah Dearborn pushes the ball past her opponents. Daily Nexus / Christina De Marzo

Ball’s Hat Trick Lifts Gauchos to Perfect Start

Junior Forward Amanda Ball scored three goals in the Gauchos season opener against Fresno State to help carry the team to a 3-2 victory in double OT.
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Before CSU Fullterton's defense can get to it, Nick DePuy traps the ball. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus

No. 13 Gauchos Gear Up for Beginning of Season, Host Westmont

Despite being a No. 15 seed in the NCAA Tournament, the UCSB men's soccer team managed to reach the Sweet 16 for the seventh time in program history and for the first time since 2011. With the offseas...
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Before CSU Fullterton's defense can get to it, Nick DePuy traps the ball. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus
Mallory Hromatko takes possession of the ball, getting ready to score for the Gauchos. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus
Mallory Hromatko takes possession of the ball, getting ready to score for the Gauchos. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

UCSB Ready to Ascend to New Heights, Kicks Off Season at Fresno State

The Gauchos are ready to build off the success of last years' 13 win season when they open the season today against the Bulldogs.
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Former Gaucho Swim Captain Makes Olympic Debut as Kayaker

Former Gaucho swimmer Maggie Hogan has made the U.S. Olympic team for the first team in her career, however, not as a swimmer, but as a Kayaker instead.
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Former Gaucho Track Star Aims for the Podium at Debut Olympics

Former Gaucho track star Barbara Nwaba has come a long way since winning a Big West title and will now show off her talents on the biggest stage: the 2016 Olympics.
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Knicks’ Offseason Moves May Remedy Recent Decline

Falling short of clinching a playoff spot for the third consecutive season, the New York Knicks' offseason pursuit concluded with the addition of multiple players that seemed poised to end the team's ...
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New Season, New Hope

Staff Writer Liam Bailey discusses the offseason moves made by the Utah Jazz and Houston Rockets that could lead to a very successful season for both teams.
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Rebuilt Teams Look to Contend for Eastern Crown

Most NBA analysts believe that Cleveland is all but guaranteed to repeat as Eastern Conference Champs, however, Staff Writer Liam Bailey discusses the possibility of two teams posing a threat thanks t...
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Duncan retires ranked fifth in career blocked shots (3,020), sixth in rebounds (15,091), seventh in games played (1,392) and 14th in points (26,496). / Photo Courtesy of slamonline.com/
Duncan retires ranked fifth in career blocked shots (3,020), sixth in rebounds (15,091), seventh in games played (1,392) and 14th in points (26,496). / Photo Courtesy of slamonline.com/

Farewell to the Big Fundamental

Tim Duncan's decision to retire has the entire NBA world and assistant sports editor Jorge Mercado reminiscing over the great career of the big fundamental.
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The (Hard) Life of a San Diego Sports Fan

Staff Writer Duncan MacPhee discusses his thoughts on the sports landscape in San Diego and his hopes that one day a San Diego team will bring him the joy of a major championship.
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UCSB fans cheering on their Gauchos at Omaha. O'Colly / Devin Wilber
UCSB fans cheering on their Gauchos at Omaha. O'Colly / Devin Wilber

2016 UCSB Baseball Season Recap

The Gauchos had a tremendous 2016 campaign and the future looks bright going forward for baseball here in Santa Barbara.
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After losing in his fourth major final in nine years, Messi has decided to retire. AP Photo / Matt Slocum

The End of a Brilliant International Career

After an amazing nine-year career for Argentina, Lionel Messi has decided to retire from international play due to another heartbreaking loss in a major competition final.
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After losing in his fourth major final in nine years, Messi has decided to retire. AP Photo / Matt Slocum
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Red Flags Surround Klinsmann’s Tenure with the USMNT

After enduring a 4-0 defeat to Argentina in the Copa America Semi-final round, the U.S. Men's National Team once again underperformed and the blame primarily belongs to the coaching woes of Head Coach...
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Tim Lincecum went six innings allowing only four hits and one run in his first start since 2015. Gregory Bull / Associated Press

The Freak is Back

Tim Lincecum has made his way back to the MLB and with a strong outing in his first appearance in an Angels uniform, staff writer Antonia Bird believes the Freak is back.
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Tim Lincecum went six innings allowing only four hits and one run in his first start since 2015. Gregory Bull / Associated Press
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2016 NBA Mock Draft

Prepared to tip-off this evening, the 2016 NBA Draft entail an abundance of talented prospects looking to excel at the next level. Staff writer Liam Bailey breaks down some of the potential lottery pi...
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