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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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JJ Muno catches a ball after it bounced through the infield. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus

Walk-Off Grand Slam Sends Gauchos To First Ever College World Series

UCSB knocked off No. 2 Louisville in one of the most wild finishes in UCSB baseball history.
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JJ Muno catches a ball after it bounced through the infield. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus
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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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After connecting with the ball, Tevin Mitchell sends it flying into left field. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus

UCSB Upsets Louisville in Super Regional Opener

The Gauchos opened up the Super Regionals the right way, defeating Louisville 4-2 thanks to great performances from pitchers Shane Bieber and Kyle Nelson.
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After connecting with the ball, Tevin Mitchell sends it flying into left field. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus
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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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After roundig third base, Billy Fredrick sprints home to score a run. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus

Gauchos Defeat Xavier To Advance to First Super Regional in Program History

UCSB completed the sweep of the Nashville Regional after defeating Xavier 14-5 to advance to its first Super Regional in program history.
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After roundig third base, Billy Fredrick sprints home to score a run. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus
Billy Fredrick slides into second base. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus
Billy Fredrick slides into second base. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus

UCSB Defeats Xavier To Clinch Spot in Regional Championship

The Gauchos are now one win away from reaching their first ever Super Regionals after defeating Xavier in a narrow one-run victory at 5-4.
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Andrew Calica hits a single. Stephen Manga / Daily Nexus

Gauchos Win on Walk-Off Home Run in 14th Inning

Sophomore Austin Bush hit a walk-off home run after a 14-inning contest, blasting the Gauchos to the winners match with a 3-2 victory.
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Andrew Calica hits a single. Stephen Manga / Daily Nexus
Noah Davis launches a curveball towards home plate. Stephen Manga / Daily Nexus
Noah Davis launches a curveball towards home plate. Stephen Manga / Daily Nexus

UCSB Confident Heading into Nashville for NCAA Regionals

The Gauchos are the No. 2 seed headed into the Nashville Regional and will face Washington of Friday at 12 pm in the first game of the Double Elimination tournament.
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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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During the heptathlon, Hope Bender throws the javelin. Christina DeMarzo / Daily Nexus
During the heptathlon, Hope Bender throws the javelin. Christina DeMarzo / Daily Nexus

Season in Review: UCSB Track and Field

After second-place finishes for both the men's and women's sides, the UCSB track and field team has just one athlete participating in the NCAA Championship.
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Palina Dubavets watches the ball as it flies out of the court. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus

Season in Review: UCSB Women’s Tennis

With the season officially ending for the UCSB women's team last Friday as doubles partners Stefani Stojic and Palina Dubavets were defeated, an overview of the Gauchos season is provided.
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Palina Dubavets watches the ball as it flies out of the court. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus
Preparing to jump, Hope Bender runs towards the sand. Christina DeMarzo / Daily Nexus
Preparing to jump, Hope Bender runs towards the sand. Christina DeMarzo / Daily Nexus

Gauchos Compete Hard at NCAA West Regionals

UCSB had 12 solid athletes that all competed at a very high level in order to advance to the NCAA championships taking place later this week.
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Dempsey Grover prepares to swing as the ball approaches. Christina DeMarzo / Daily Nexus

UCSB Ends Regular Season With Disappointment

The Gauchos lost their final series of the regular season but still have high hopes in making the NCAA tournament for the second year in a row.
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Dempsey Grover prepares to swing as the ball approaches. Christina DeMarzo / Daily Nexus
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Xavier Cardenas / Daily Nexus

Gauchos’ No. 22 Duo Has Postseason Run Ended

Helping extend the UCSB women's tennis team's season beyond its loss to Cal in the NCAA Tournament, the nation's No. 22 doubles pair in Stefani Stojic and Palina Dubavets were the Gauchos' last form o...
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