Columns/Features

National Football League and NCAA Quarter Recap

This week’s college football slate was, on paper, supposed to involve instant classics and somewhat tightly contested games. That proved not to be the case as the higher-ranked teams dominated the l...
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2021 MLB Award Predictions

As the Major League Baseball (MLB) regular season is coming to an end, there are many candidates to take home the best awards the MLB has to offer. Some awards are more certain than others, but with a...
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Powerhouses Collide This Weekend, Alabama and Georgia Remain Unscaved

Year in year out there are powerhouse college football teams expected to be in the Top 25 college football rankings. The first that comes to mind is the dominant University of Alabama Sooners, coached...
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Week 2 NFL Recap

At the end of the first week of this young NFL season, half of the teams in the league were tied for first place, as they were undefeated at 1-0. However, after Week 2, only seven undefeated teams rem...
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Courtesy of Global Panorama
Courtesy of Global Panorama

Messi and PSG’s Staggering Summer Transfers

With the dust settling from Lionel Messi’s historic transfer from his boyhood club, Barcelona, to nine-time French champions Paris Saint-Germain, it is likely that many are starting to come to terms...
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2021 National Football League Preview

With many teams looking competitive to start the year, this NFL season looks to be an entertaining one.
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United States Major Sports Took Major Victories at the Olympics

Every four years the Olympics give some of the United States’ best athletes a chance to compete for medals, some of the U.S. major sports are still being represented in the Olympics, like soccer, ba...
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Credit: Amberly Young

Blazing the Path for More United States Podiums

The United States has had major success in track and field. In recent years, however, the newspapers and headlines have turned their heads towards one of the greatest athletes of all time, Usain Bolt....
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Credit: Amberly Young

The United States’ Path To Repeat With the Most Summer Olympic Gold Medals

The United States has been dominating at the Summer Olympics for years on end. This year looks to be the same case, as numerous U.S. athletes are heavy favorites for gold medals in Tokyo. 
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Messi Drives Into the Copa America Semifinals as Ronaldo Spins Out of the Euros

Messi has led Argentina to the Copa America finals — the second biggest tournament for Argentina outside of the World Cup. On the other hand, Ronaldo has been knocked out of Europe’s biggest tourn...
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The Euro 2020 Is Finally Underway

Every four years in European soccer, there is an international break for club’s biggest stars to compete with their national teams to win the European championships.
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UCSB Women’s Ultimate Recruiting for 2020-2021 Season

 The Burning Skirts will be holding a virtual information session this Tuesday, Oct. 6 from 8 to 9 p.m., and they encourage anyone with even a speck of interest to attend and hear more about their te...
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Marella To Swim Ten Miles for COVID Relief

Rather than donate to a countrywide organization, Marella has opted to raise funds for Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara County.
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UCSB Intramural Faces No Lag in Building Out Successful ESports Program

Despite a pre-COVID reluctance, the Intramural team seems to have embraced ESports
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Alum Recounts How Kobe Brought Purple & Gold Euphoria to UCSB

Kobe had shown himself to be, without a doubt, the most accessible Laker, the kindest one and the most devoted to his fans. 
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