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Survival of the Fittest: Mid-Majors Flex Their Muscles, Too

The pleasures and I.V. and the beautiful Santa Barbara beaches may be what captures the eye, but don't sleep on the potential of UCSB's sports.
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How Do the Latest Big West Changes Impact UCSB?

On Monday, the Big West announced the addition of two new teams to the conference in UCSD and CSUB, but how does this effect out UCSB Gauchos?
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The Secret Life of Jerseys: An Alum’s Quest to Rep UCSB Men’s Soccer

Life as a Gaucho doesn't last for just four years. Being a Gaucho last for a lifetime. Class of 1995 alum Mike Heid takes us through his journey for a UCSB men's soccer jersey.
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The Eagles Aren’t as Good as You Think, They’re Actually Better

Now beyond the halfway point of the NFL season, the Philadelphia Eagles have the best record in the league at 8-1. Staff writer Richard Benites, who is an avid Eagles fan, yes even before this season,...
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Boston Business: Welcome to the Winner’s Circle

Known for its winning history, the city of Boston is one of the nation's leading sports powerhouses in the world. Reporter Kendra Jackson makes her case as to why Boston is incomparable in the world o...
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Blast From the Past: Rookie Flashbacks of Today’s NBA Stars

The 2017-18 NBA season is among us. With there being a slew of rookie talents making their debuts this season, it was only right to look back at the first time today's superstars stepped onto the cour...
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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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