Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 5/4

May the Fourth be with you. It’s Star Wars Day, otherwise known as Friday, May 4. College life can be busy, so at times it can be tough to keep up with the daily news cycle. That’s why we bring you Campus Connect, where you can catch the latest news in college sports and entertainment to keep on top of the buzz that everyone on campus will be talking about.
What happened last night? What events are coming up today? We have you covered with all of that and more.
Let’s dive right in.

College Sports News

Here is a way-too-early look at the potential candidates for the No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft… A high school football player was brutally attacked by teammates in the locker room and suffered a broken arm… Florida State football coach Willie Taggart says the Seminoles’ uniforms will be “swagged out” in 2018… Maine softball player Melissa Derrick has a cannon for an arm… Georgia Bulldogs head coach Kirby Smart received a hefty raise from the university this week… The University of Tennessee has named its interim chancellor

Girl of the Day

Meet Logan Browning, who stars in the Netflix series “Dear White People” as Samantha White. “Dear White People” dropped season 2 on Netflix Friday morning.

Entertainment News

Here are some of the craziest quotes we’ve ever heard from Kanye West… Kevin Smith says that smoking weed saved his life… Oakland rapper G-Eazy was arrested in Sweden for assault and cocaine possession… WWE returns to pay-per-view with Backlash this weekend… Don’t forget to prepare for your Cinco de Mayo celebrations… When does “13 Reasons Why” return to Netflix for season 2?…

What’s Happening Today?

The Western Conference semifinals take center stage in the NBA on Friday night, with a Game 3 doubleheader… In the opening game of the night, the Golden State Warriors take on the New Orleans Pelicans as Steph Curry and company look to extend their series lead to 3-0… In the nightcap, the Houston Rockets and Utah Jazz square off in a pivotal Game 3… The NHL also features a postseason doubleheader with Game 4 between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Boston Bruins and Game 5 between the San Jose Sharks and Las Vegas Golden Knights…

Highlight of the Day

LeBron James’ fadeaway jumper was on another level during Game 2 of the Cavaliers’ Eastern Conference Semifinals series against the Toronto Raptors.

Food of the Day

The Kansas City Royals have brought some Mexican flair to the concession stands.

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