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WNBA: Too Great Not to Shine; 2016 Draft Tonight

With the 2016 WNBA Draft set to take place tonight at 7 p.m. ET at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut, Sports Editor Sean White explains his take on the lack of recognition for a league that is prep...
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Wrong Place, Wrong Time: Will Smith’s Untimely End

Staff Writer Elliot Thornton discusses the particulars over the unfortunate death of former Saints Defensive End Will Smith who was tragically killed after a minor car crash incident.
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UCSB Cheer Focused on Growth, Participates in NCA Nationals

The UCSB cheer team participated in the National Cheer Association Nationals for the first time in program history, earning a sixth-place finish.
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Nexus Top 10: Most Memorable March Madness Upsets

Although last Monday's championship duel between UNC and Villanova marked the ending of March Madness, Staff Writer Elliot Thornton ranks his Top-10 upset moments from the past decade and more.
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‘The Answer’ Unveiled, AI’s Legacy Beyond the Court

Constantly critiqued yet admired by generations of kids and young adults worldwide, the 1996 NBA Draft's No. 1 overall pick Allen Iverson single-handedly transformed the culture of the NBA during his ...
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King James: Cleveland’s Savior or Fallen Hope?

The No. 1 overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft, LeBron James has been crowned as the king of the league despite entering with his high school status. Unable to bring Cleveland its first NBA title in his...
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Premier League Title Race Proves Money Can’t Buy Titles

Staff writer Ryan Burns explains why the strategic approach of English Premier League clubs Leicester City and Tottenham may have an advantage in their acquisition of talent over heavy-hitter teams su...
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NBA: Where Chef Curry Happens

Stephen Curry is in the midst of possibly the greatest individual season in NBA history, and we should all appreciate the game’s newest trailblazer. Assistant Sports Editor Jorge Mercado analyzes t...
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Sisterly Ties: From the Court to the Heart

Put into perspective is the influence of family, specifically her older sister Afure, in the life of third-year point guard Onome Jemerigbe of the UCSB women's basketball team.
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Battle of the QB’s: Omaha Meets “The Dab”

Sports Editor Michael Jorgenson and Assistant Sports Editor Sean White choose sides for Sunday's Super Bowl 50 matchup. With Michael predicting a Broncos' victory and Sean with a win for the Panthers,...
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Super Bowl 50 Key Matchups: Defense Wins Championships

Just three days away from the kickoff of Super Bowl 50 between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers, the Daily Nexus Sports Staff broke down the primary matchups and advantages heading into Sunday...
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An Evening With Carli Lloyd: FIFA World Player of the Year

It's been a magical year for Carli Lloyd, who traveled to the Arlington Theater in downtown Santa Barbara this week to give fans a glimpse into her life and teach them what it takes to compete at the ...
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Helping Tackle the Flint Water Crisis: Detroit Lions’ Defensive End Ziggy Ansah

The water crisis of Flint, Michigan has negatively altered the lifestyle of nearly all of its citizens as lead continues to contaminate water sources. Offering a helping hand is Detroit Lions' defensi...
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MLK Day Prolongs the Legacy of Dr. King and is Central to the Memphis Grizzlies Franchise

Staff writer Elliot Thornton discusses the significance of Dr. Martin Luther KIng's contributions in the fight for civil and social rights in addition to their presence in the platform of sports.
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Ball Is Life? No, Kobe Is

It's been an emotional week for Laker fans as the final days of Kobe Bryant's career have officially arrived. Sports editor Michael Jorgenson discusses what the the Mamba's impact has truly meant for ...
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