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UCSB’s Drug Policy Aims to Enhance and Cater to the Student Athlete Experience

According to the university’s intercollegiate athletics handbook, “The goal of UCSB’s Drug Education, Prevention and Testing Program is to promote a drug- and alcohol-free environment for the in...
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Not Defined By the Dime: The Transformation of the 1

The role of the point guard has managed to evolve heavily throughout the past decade leaving Sports Editor Sean White to examine those changes and how it has affected the NBA landscape.
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2016-17 NBA Awards Predictions: Will ‘The Beard’ Prevail?

With the regular season officially over, it is now time to reflect upon each player’s impact and determine what praise is deserved.
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Running With History in Mind: The Emergence of Sike Azu-Irondi

Speed kills. But how effective is the trait when seeking a second chance? Staff writer Ryan Burns explores the journey of track and field stud Sike Azu-Irondi.
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For the Love of the Game: UCSB Club Baseball

Off to a hot 7-1 and 4-1 conference start, the UCSB club baseball team is looking to shock many as it has made its way into the national club rankings. Staff writer Max Fernbacher shows his appreciati...
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Uncharted Destiny: Toler & Porter Find Best Fit in UCSB

Any amount of time spent away from a sport is one of the most difficult experiences a student-athlete can endure. Forced to sit out due to the NCAA's transfer rules was both Drea Toler and Sarah Porte...
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Why the MLB Needs to Embrace Its ‘Un-American’ Cultural Divide

Baseball holds the title of 'America's game' but a shift to its standards is occurring from the continuous influence of Latino and Hispanic players. Staff writer Omar Hernandez explains his take on th...
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Even Year Magic Against All Odds

The even-year streak ended last year with the Cubs winning the world series, but Giants fans can never forget the magical run.
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Why You Should Watch the 2017 World Baseball Classic

The World Baseball Classic has not always received the attention they deserve, but this year, the potential in store for all teams, especially USA, is worthy of our notice.
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L.A. Kings Take Bishop: Analyzing the Latest Trade

In a move that’s turning heads around the hockey world, the Los Angeles Kings acquired Ben Bishop from the Tampa Bay Lightning late Sunday and staff writer Zack Zimmerman examines the possible reaso...
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Tales Of The Tearing: Knees Beware

ACL and other knee related injuries have hindered the careers of various athletes. Having experienced a knee injury of his own, staff writer Elliot Thornton provides insight into such a devastating in...
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Professional Baseball Lifer and Gaucho Bill Geivett Opens Up

Our own staff writer F.P. Santangelo Jr. got to catch up with former gaucho star baseball player Bill Geivett to talk about his new book, in stores now.
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The ‘Boogie-Less’ Kings Leave Sacramento With No Hope, Franchise Remains in Declining State

The Sacramento Kings' decision to trade arguably the best center in the league, Demarcus 'Boogie' Cousins, has left many people within their fan base with what seems like an unsolvable void. Staff wri...
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Geno Auriemma and UCONN Women’s Basketball: A Dynasty Built on the Tradition of Success

The UConn women's basketball team has been a staple of success under the tenure of coach Auriemma capped off by possibly its biggest accomplishment, 100-straight victories.
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Super Bowl LI: Falcons Hope To Knock Pats Off Pedestal

With Super Bowl LI fast approaching, will the Patriots secure their legacy as the greatest dynasty in NFL history or can the Falcons pull off the upset for their first ever championship?
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