NBA Playoffs: Anything Can Happen

Sports Editor Kristen Henneman takes an in-depth look at some of the top stories in professional basketball in the Nexus’ around the NBA blog.

UCSB Nearly Completes Upset Over LBSU

The UCSB women’s tennis team had two third-set chances to clinch the upset over the top team in the Big West, but visiting No. 51 Long Beach State held strong and barely edged out a 4-3 win over UCSB on Saturday. The Gauchos are now 8-12 overall and 3-2 in conference, while Long Beach improves […]

Underdogs Are What Keeps The Sports World Turning

I wonder why I like watching people who are bigger, faster and stronger than I’ll ever be try their damnedest to put a ball into a hoop, or hit a ball with a wooden stick, and I wonder how a face like Kobe Bryant’s becomes synonymous with the city of Los Angeles.