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Win or Lose, Brothers Hope For Perfect Ending in Shane and Ben Hauschild Trilogy

UCSB's star senior attacker Shane Hauschild gets the opportunity of a lifetime Friday: getting to play against his brother for the third time, and possibly the last.
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Power Plays: Trump and the NFL’s Attempt to Silence Protest Won’t Work

Even on the field, there's no equal level playing field in America. Sports Co-Editor speaks on this week's NFL storylines revolving around player protests.
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Why Sports and Politics Must Mix: Introducing Uncomfortability

Daily Nexus sports writer Omar Hernandez explores the reality of the sports and political world and analyzes the viewpoints that have hurt and helped those discussions.
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Stay Woke! But, Stay in Your Own League

Colin Kaepernick's protest has become a movement that provides a voice for the voiceless. Sports Co-Editor Sean White shares his perspective on the relationship between racial inequality and sports.
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No Prior Experience Necessary: Matt Kuskey’s Unique Journey to the NCAA Finals

Most Division-I athletes have been excelling in their sport for years, but in the case of Matthew Kuskey, his transition to becoming one of the best Javelin throwers in college was a short one.
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2017 Nexus Sports Awards – Welcome to the Next Level: Armani Smith & Lindsey Ruddins Named “Nexus” Freshmen of the Year

Freshman don't produce, right? WRONG! Armani Smith and Lindsey Ruddins helped lead each of their teams despite being new to the collegiate scene.
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2017 Nexus Sports Awards – Under the Radar: Porter & Toler Represent WBB Along With Men’s Soccer’s Feucht as Breakout Stars

Huge performances are better when they're least expected. Emerging for "Breakout Players of the Year" were Sarah Porter and Drea Toler for the UCSB women's basketball team, while Kevin Feucht held it ...
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2017 Nexus Sports Awards – Leading the Gaucho Pack: Bonnie Henrickson and Marty Davis Earn “Nexus” Coach of the Year Awards

Winning "Coach of the Year" were UCSB women's basketball's Bonnie Henrickson and UCSB men's tennis' Marty Davis.
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Orlando Magic Forward Aaron Gordon Surprises UCSB, Trains in Thunderdome

Expect the unexpected as the possibilities are endless here at UCSB as Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon made an appearance Thursday night to show fans love and get some shots up in the Thunderdome. ...
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Deeper Than Hoops: Gabe Vincent Stands With UCSB

UCSB men's basketball star Gabe Vincent expresses his emotions regarding the three-year anniversary of the tragedy that took place on May 23, 2014.
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Life Goes On: UCSB Baseball Reflects on Return to I.V. Post-Tragedy

Three years ago, the UCSB baseball team came back to a different type of I.V. then the one they left after the tragedy on May 23rd which affected everyone.
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Work Hard Play Hard: Kayte’s Journey Beyond College Life and Basketball Stardom at UCSB

Kayte Christensen will be honored at 2017 Santa Barbara Court of Champions, but her journey to becoming one of best athletes/human being in general to come from the UCSB program has been a very tellin...
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Changing the Culture: How Mays Helped Shape an Elite Tennis Program

Although the UCSB men's tennis team had its 2016-17 campaign recently ended, the impact of team captain and senior Morgan Mays will forever be etched in the program's return to dominance in the Big We...
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Ball Is Life. But Could LaVar Be Detrimental to Lonzo’s NBA Career?

Once again, LaVar Ball broke the Internet this week and it's about time that our Sports Co-Editor provides his take on the role the father play's as his son Lonzo prepares for the NBA Draft.
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Heir to the Throne: Why Giannis Will One Day Usurp LeBron

With time comes new superstars. According to staff writer Richard Benites, at the forefront of the new wave of NBA players on the rise is Giannis Antetokounmpo.
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