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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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Warriors Vs. Cavs Part IV: Starters, X-Factors

With a dose of deja-vu, the starters and x-factors for both the Cavs and Warriors are examined.
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Warriors Vs. Cavs Part IV: The NBA and LeBron

With Golden State and Cleveland meeting in the Finals for the fourth year in a row, is it good for the league and how far can LeBron go?
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“Man Up”: Sports’ Complex Role in Addressing Mental Health

Sports Co-Editor Omar Hernandez analyzes the unique place that sports holds in the mental health conversation currently igniting the public discourse, and how it fits into larger systems of inequality...
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The Boy’s Club: Being a Woman in a Male-Dominated Sport

Assistant Opinion Editor Hannah Jackson revisits her childhood Karate Classes, and how being part of such a gendered sport impacted the formation of her identity.
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Heidegger Talks Overcoming Adversity On & Off The Court

Editor-In-Chief Jorge Mercado sat down with breakout UCSB basketball star Max Heidegger to talk about the balancing act of being a D1 athlete.
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Black Tide: Ultimately More Than a Club

Staff writer Andrew Strauss talked with the captains of the UCSB men's club ultimate frisbee team and found out why Black Tide feels closer to a family than most clubs.
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Gauchos Cross Blue Line with Winningest Season in UCSB History

After being reinstated for only three years, the UCSB club hockey team has a championship to show for it.
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Pasternack Adds Combo of Freshmen & Grad Transfers

The UCSB men's basketball team has added three freshmen and two graduate transfers. The new-look Gauchos will be without four of their five starters from last season, so the newcomers will have plenty...
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Ready For More: DeWeese’s UCSB Journey Has Yet To Peak

After a nationally ranked finish to the season, the UCSB Men's Volleyball team can certainly say the first year of Big West play was a success. Sophomore Randy DeWeese provided his perspective on the ...
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