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Together Again, Conteh, Michael, Enjoy Bond Like No Other

Staff writer Brandon Victor captures the unique relationship shared between UCSB men's soccer teammates Rodney Michael and Sahid Conteh.
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Athlete Spotlight: Redshirt Junior Outside Hitter Lindsey Ruddins

Having just earned her fourth Big West Player of the Week honors this season, women's volleyball star Lindsey Ruddins steps into the Nexus' Athlete Spotlight.
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Interview With the Enemy: Cal Poly Junior Midfielder Diego Alonso

Sports editor Omar Hernandez sat down with one of the stars of the Cal Poly Mustangs soccer team to talk about his perspective on the Blue-Green rivalry.
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Major Off-Season Storylines

Staff Writer Jake Ciccone breaks down some of the biggest stories from this past off-season, and what they mean moving forward.
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New-Look Raptors and Celtics Look to Dominate East

The NBA off-season rarely fails to disappoint. Staff writer Andrew Strauss considers how this year's roster changes will alter the NBA landscape.
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In Defense of Jimmy Butler

Staff writer Kunal Mehta explores the complexity of the Jimmy Butler saga, and why he sides with the all-star guard.
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The Ultimate Buy-Low: The Sacramento Kings

The intriguing nature of the Kings' young core is explored by staff writer Spencer Ault.
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Athlete Spotlight: Sophomore Guard Devearl Ramsey

Staff writer Max Kelton explores the long-awaited potential of 2-time gold medalist point guard Devearl Ramsey. The UCSB guard is expected to suit up for the Gauchos at the start of the season.
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Why the NBA will Surpass the NFL as America’s Favorite Sport

Staff Writer Prescott Creveling offers up his take on the future of the two biggest sports league in America, and why on eseems to be rapidly outpacing the other.
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Gauchos Breathe Life Into Thunderdome

After a historic comeback season last year under new head coach Joe Pasternack, the Gauchos will aim to capitalize off their rejuvenated home court advantage once again.
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NBA Draft Superlatives

The NBA's newest class of rookies is examined by staff writer Jake Ciccone, as he makes his early predictions for some of the most rewarding picks of this year's draft.
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The 71 Year Old Man With the Cane, Ronaldo/Messi’s Fall, and the New Hero

With the World Cup in full swing, staff writer Omeed Soltanalipour covers some of the most exciting storylines thus far and gives his predictions for tomorrow's matches.
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How ESPN Ruined The 2018 NBA Draft

With this year's NBA draft said and done, it's time to criticize just how it was said and done.
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C Into the Future: What Lies Ahead for the Boston Celtics

Staff Writer Kendra Jackson analyzes the recent feats of the up and coming Boston Celtics, and how one of the most storied NBA franchises can get back to championship form.
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The Last Dance: Remembering the 1990 UCSB Basketball Team

With the recent success of the UCSB Men's Basketball team getting NCAA tournament hopes up around campus, staff writer Ryan Hykes looks back to the last and only time the Gauchos got a tournament win.
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