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Nexus Sports Editors Say Their Goodbyes

Confession: I almost went to UC Davis. Waiting until the very last possible day, I decided to attend UCSB somewhat unenthusiastically. My reasoning was that Santa Barbara, about an hour away from my hometown, was too close. Part of me wanted to go away to college to fully experience it, […]

Basketball / Sports

Rebuild and Reload

After losing five seniors — including three starters — to graduation this season, the UCSB men’s basketball team is best described by two words: young and inexperienced. This year’s crop of five recruits, following last year’s six-man recruiting class, will further serve to jumpstart the rebuilding process for the Gaucho […]


Battle LA: The Lakeshow

Make no mistake about it: the Los Angeles Lakers still own LA. Lob City is cute and all, but come playoff time, the Clipshow won’t cut it. For the first time in five years, the Lakers will enter the playoffs with expectations that may fall short of an NBA championship. […]


Can LeBron Handle the Heat in the Playoffs?

LeBron James is in his ninth NBA season. He has zero championship rings. It would be ignorant to say that James is not the most talented — if not the overall best — player in the league. And yes, he took the easy way out when he teamed up with […]


Can Anyone Stop a Seemingly Inevitable Heat- Bulls Eastern Conference Finals Matchup?

We have been heading toward this all season. A rematch of last season’s Eastern Conference Finals, in which Miami won in five games, seems to be preordained. Now that we are approaching the start of the NBA playoffs this Saturday, we can ask the question again: Can anyone stop a […]