Columns/Features

Green Advice for Green People: Regretting Draft Picks? You’re Not Alone.

It’s that time of year again, kids. The weather is starting to get colder, the MLB playoffs are about to begin and the air is starting to carry the annual offensive odor of regret.
read more

Freshman Feature: Goalie Has High Hopes

It’s a story you’ve heard many times before.
read more

Nuglets of Wisdom: Tar, Seaweed and Finding a Surf Niche

I used to get a lot of dirty comments about the big bottle of Johnson’s Baby Oil Gel I keep in the shower rack.
read more

Freshmen Feature: Newbies Play Beyond Their Years

While senior utilities Milos Golic and Zsombor Vincze have taken much of the spotlight this season because of their status as two of the best utilities in the nation, much of the team’s success is o...
read more

Speace of Mind: 2010’s NFL QB Shuffle

So I’m now deeply invested in this ABC Family friendly show called Friday Night Lights. Maybe you’ve heard of it, maybe not, but it’s superb.
read more

Green Advice for Green People: Player Rankings Overrated

Fantasy football Web sites like www.espn.go.com like to make a big deal out of their player rankings. They hold them up as gospel and would like you, the humble fantasy owner, to unquestioningly follo...
read more

Sunday Funday: Michael Vick, Yay or Nay?

Michael Vick is the fucking man. The dude is seriously amazing. And with his recent success, we as fans are faced with a dilemma: Do we root for Vick?
read more

Bulldogs, Britney Spears and Red Cards

Editors Note: Julia Speace is a senior defender on the Gaucho women’s soccer team, as well as a regular contributor to the Daily Nexus with her professional sports column titled “Speace of Mind....
read more

Nostalgic for the Good S.B. Surf

In my time here I’ve seen surf both mind-blowing and mundane, but unfortunately most of what I’ve seen around campus has always leaned towards the piddly mush.
read more

Sunday Fundays with Fantasy

Fuck the holidays. This is the most wonderful time of the year. Fuck Disneyland. My couch — in front of the TV — this is the happiest place on Earth.
read more

Fantasy: Now for the Casual Fan

Mike’s Mom is the name of my fantasy football team. I created her three weeks ago. I picked the name because it implies things about the mother of my roommate, Mike, who’s also in the league.
read more

Honor the Sport of Kings

When I was asked to write a surf column for this issue, I immediately started fearing for my safety. I thought about the verbal (and possibly physical) abuse I could take from fellow surfers for writi...
read more

LeBron is No Leader

I’m not mad at LeBron for ditching his home town. But then again, I didn’t have any vested interest in where he was going.
read more