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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Greatness Comes in Pairs

Looking to take each of their playing careers to a higher level, the UCSB women's tennis team's transfer athletes in Palina Dubavets and Stefani Stojic have brought a refreshing element to the Gauchos...
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Rebirth Of The Ringside, Thurman vs. Porter

After having their initial March 12 meeting postponed, Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter are set to go toe-to-toe on June 25 at the Barclays Center. Sports Editor Sean White provides an early analysis of...
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2016 NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference Locked In

With the 2016 NBA Playoffs set to tip-off this morning, each Staff Writer explains their take on the Eastern Conference matchups in store.
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2016 NBA Playoffs: Stage Set in Western Conference

With the 2016 NBA Playoffs set to tip-off this morning, each Staff Writer explains their take on the Western Conference matchups in store.
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Miles Seemann: A Long Road to Glory

While performance on the court or field helps make up for wins and losses, the journey of UCSB men's tennis senior Miles Seemann illustrates the importance of staying committed to your dreams no matte...
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