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Witnessing The “King” Prevail

Despite facing a 3-1 deficit, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers managed to fulfill what no other team in NBA history has ever achieved by winning the series 4-3. Leading the Cavs' triumph was J...
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NBA Free Agency: Celtics Searching for Gold

With NBA Free Agency set to begin in less than a month, staff writer Liam Bailey discusses the fate of the Boston Celtics and the possible moves that could be made in preparation for\ the 2016-17 seas...
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Why France Will Win the Euro 2016

With the 2016 UEFA European Championship beginning yesterday June 10, staff writer Ryan Burns provides an early prediction that concludes with the hometown team winning it all.
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A Universal Legend: Remembering Muhammad Ali

As we all mourn the passing of sports legend Muhammad Ali as of last Friday, staff writer Elliot Thornton puts the career and life of the "Greatest of All Time" in perspective.
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2016 Nexus Sport Awards: Gauchos in Full Effect

Reminisce on the best moments, storylines and highlights of the 2015-2016 sports season.
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#LeahStrong: Strength in Inches

Appearing in her father Devon Still's wedding as the flower girl some weeks back, the courageous battle of Leah Still is celebrated by Staff Writer Elliot Thornton.
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Head Coach Andrew Checketts has changed the culture of Gauchos Baseball. Christina DeMarzo / Daily Nexus
Head Coach Andrew Checketts has changed the culture of Gauchos Baseball. Christina DeMarzo / Daily Nexus

Checketts’ Method: A Winning Culture Reborn

Since his arrival in 2011 and his coaching debut in 2012, Head Coach Andrew Checketts has brought a winning culture back to UCSB baseball.
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Durant Still the Alpha Dog in OKC, Remains Amongst NBA’s Elite

Playing in 80 games this season after being limited to 27 contests last season due to a Jones fracture in his right foot, former NBA MVP Kevin Durant seems to have been overlooked as one of the game's...
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Courtesy of Tori Tsolis

From Rec Runner to Record Holder

After nearly calling it quits on the track, graduate distance runner Tori Tsolis managed to rediscover her love for the sport despite a multitude of past injuries throughout her collegiate career at U...
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Kristen Clark bunts and runs to first base. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus

Batter Up! Clark Swings Her Way to Success

Known for her power at the plate as the lead-off hitter of the UCSB softball team's batting lineup, junior outfielder Kristen Clark has continued to excel on the field while applying the same effort a...
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Kristen Clark bunts and runs to first base. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus
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Emily Zhang/ Daily Nexus

Change in Home Signals Kings’ Return to Throne?

With their last postseason appearance resulting in a 4-2 series loss to the San Antonio Spurs in the 2006 NBA Playoffs, the Sacramento Kings are looking to end their losing drought with the help of th...
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NBA Playoffs Submerged in Injuries

Staff writer Elliot Thornton discusses the abundance of injuries that have appeared in the most recent years of the NBA Playoffs with regard to this season's postseason health woes.
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Damian Lillard praising Rivers for his performance 
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Rivers Performance Exemplifies Why We Love Sports

Austin Rivers performance last night reminded us sports fans that sports is more than just rings and top players; its about the heart these players display out on that court, field etc.
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After propelling herself from the water, Lauren Martin tries to block a shot on goal. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus

A Risky Plunge Rewarded

Committed to enhancing her performance in the pool, Lauren Martin’s intentional redshirt decision has resulted in a career year for the center thus far.
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After propelling herself from the water, Lauren Martin tries to block a shot on goal. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus
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Unanimous Decision: Boxing Reigns Supreme

In response to Nexus Sport colleague Sean White, Staff Writer Xavier Cardenas gives his input on the long-lasting tenure of boxing that never left and will continue to outpace the growing popularity o...
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