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NBA Finals Preview: Kawhi Leonard’s Journey

Leonard now stands on the verge of carrying the torch of best player in the world in the post-LeBron era to come in a few years
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NBA Finals Preview: The X-Factors

Jesse Morrison and Richard Benites break down potential x-factors for both the Raptors and the Warriors
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No. 2 Seeded UCSB Set for Stanford Regional

With 45 wins and its first Big West title since 1986, the UCSB baseball team is one of the hottest teams heading into the NCAA Tournament this weekend.
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Behind the Scenes, Ortiz Thrives as Undergraduate Analytics Manager

Acting as the undergraduate analytics manager for the baseball team, Ortiz has played a vital role in the baseball team's success
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After Subpar 2018, Yang Leads Gauchos to Postseason

Yang leads the team with a .383 batting average, and was recently named the Big West Field Player of the Year.
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NBA Finals Preview: Curry’s Legacy and the Bench Matchup

Steph Curry has always been the most important player for the Warriors, and his impact since Kevin Durant has gone down has been immeasurable. Still, Curry will need plenty of help from his bench to o...
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NBA Finals Preview: Warriors Offense Vs. Raptors Defense

So what happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object? The Daily Nexus Sports Staff break down how the Golden State Warriors’ revamped offense and Toronto Raptors’ stifling defense s...
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UCSB Celebrates First Big West Title Since 1986 Following 7-0 Win

UCSB claimed its first conference title in 33 years after a hard-earned 7-0 win over rival Cal Poly thanks to a great performance from pitcher Rodney Boone.
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Athlete Q & A: Justin Holcomb and Arianna Tong

Recently, we were able to talk to the president of UCSB’s Santa Barbara Powerlifting (SBPL) Club, Justin Holcomb, and club member Arianna Tong.
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UCSB Impresses at Singles and Doubles Championships

On Tuesday, Moreno de Alboran and Holm pulled off a massive upset, knocking off Ohio State’s No. 13 seniors Martin Joyce and Hunter Tubert.
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How Community is Built at a Mid-Major School

Sports editor Omar Hernandez breaks down how students here at UCSB have created community through sports in the past, in the present, and how they will hopefully in the future.
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No. 4 UCSB Closes Out Season Hosting Blue-Green Rival Cal Poly

The Gauchos have a chance to claim their spot as regional hosts this weekend as they finish up the regular season with a series against Cal Poly.
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The Greatest Shooter in the Game: An Ode to Steph Curry

Sports editor Omar Hernandez breaks down why Steph Curry belongs on the Mount Rushmore of NBA players.
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Athlete Q & A: Track and Field Star Hope Bender

Senior Hope Bender holds the conference record in the long jump (6.29m) and 400-meter hurdle (56.64).
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Youthful Gauchos Finish Eighth in Big West Conference

With a 10-42 overall record and a 4-17 conference record, UCSB rounded out the bottom of the Big West
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