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Gauchos Claim First Victory and Suffer First Loss in Challenging Weekend

The UCSB men’s soccer team had a roller coaster of a weekend as they outlasted the UNLV Rebels for their first win of the year on Friday night, and only 48 hours later took their first loss of the s...
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Free Agency Creates Pressing Questions About Player Movement

 It’s very apparent that for the elite-level players, the financial incentives presented by the CBA are not enough to mitigate their movement.
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How the West Stacks Up: Conference Seeding Predictions

Here are the favorites even amongst a high-parity Western Conference.
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Despite Lack of Media Attention, Retooled Kings Poised to Make Noise in West

The Kings made a myriad of shrewd signings to provide the team with the talent and depth necessary to compete in a loaded western conference.
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Houston, We Have a Problem: In Defense of Chris Paul

Chris Paul is unfairly being blamed for his deteriorating relationship with James Harden
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NBA Finals Preview: Kawhi Leonard’s Journey

Leonard now stands on the verge of carrying the torch of best player in the world in the post-LeBron era to come in a few years
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NBA Finals Preview: The X-Factors

Jesse Morrison and Richard Benites break down potential x-factors for both the Raptors and the Warriors
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NBA Finals Preview: Curry’s Legacy and the Bench Matchup

Steph Curry has always been the most important player for the Warriors, and his impact since Kevin Durant has gone down has been immeasurable. Still, Curry will need plenty of help from his bench to o...
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NBA Finals Preview: Warriors Offense Vs. Raptors Defense

So what happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object? The Daily Nexus Sports Staff break down how the Golden State Warriors’ revamped offense and Toronto Raptors’ stifling defense s...
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The Greatest Shooter in the Game: An Ode to Steph Curry

Sports editor Omar Hernandez breaks down why Steph Curry belongs on the Mount Rushmore of NBA players.
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The Breanna Stewart Tragedy

I am personally responsible for Breanna Stewart tearing her Achilles over the weekend in the EuroLeague title game. No, I wasn’t guarding Stewart when the injury occurred. In fact, I wasn’t even i...
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Legends Never Die: A Reflection on the Retirement of Dwyane Wade and Dirk Nowitzki

I’m thankful to have grown up watching and admiring both not only as athletes, but also as people.
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Gauchos Drop to Fourth Seed in Big West After Falling to UC Irvine

With a rare loss to the UCI Anteaters, the UCSB men's volleyball team dropped in the Big West standings and now have to get set for a matchup with CSUN in the upcoming Big West Tournament this weekend...
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Gauchos Shut Down by Fullerton in Second Round

Although they put up a great fight, injuries and an inconsistent offense eventually doomed the Gauchos as they lost the Big West semifinals 64-58 to Cal State Fullerton.
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UCSB Set to Face Off Against Fullerton in Big West Semifinals

After a tough first round win the Gauchos are now onto the Big West Tournament semi-finals where they are set to play third-ranked Cal State Fullerton.
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