Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 5/14

Monday is here, so best of luck everyone trying to make it through May 14 without catching a case of the Monday blues. 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

The 64-team field is set for the 2018 #NCAASoftball Championship!

THE BRACKET: https://t.co/fuWMLNJ0v5 pic.twitter.com/xMf9XhGiqe

— NCAA Softball (@NCAAsoftball) May 14, 2018

The full 64-team field has been announced for the 2018 NCAA Division I Softball Tournament… Legendary Ole Miss football coach Billy Brewer passed away this weekend… Who has the toughest schedule this season? Here is a full look at the hardest and easiest schedules in college football for 2018… This massive 6-foot-7, 370-pound 14-year-old is already receiving offers from some of the top programs in the country… How much longer will Nick Saban continue coaching the Alabama football team?… A Nebraska baseball player was pulled from a game after an epic batflip that did not sit well with his coach


Girl of the Day

Meet Tecia Torres, a UFC strawweight contender and the girlfriend of UFC bantamweight contender Raquel Pennington, who challenged for the title at this past weekend’s UFC 224 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


Entertainment News

Here are some of the best tweets from Mother’s Day weekend… If you missed out on episode 4 of Westworld’s season 2, here is a full recap… And if you missed out on Fear The Walking Dead, we have you covered there, too… Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Cole Beasley went ahead and dropped a full-length rap album… These are the most heroic superhero costumes


What’s Happening Today?

The NBA and NHL Conference Finals roll on this week, with the Western Conference taking center stage on Monday night… In the NBA, the Golden State Warriors head to Toyota Center for a meeting with the Houston Rockets in Game 1 of their series… in the NHL, the Las Vegas Golden Knights and Winnipeg Jets square off in Game 2 of their series that will send a team to the Stanley Cup… Later this week, the NCAA lacrosse, softball, and baseball tournaments also officially kickoff…


Viral Clip of the Day

LeBron James showed off his photographic memory and let the world know that he can recall even the smallest details of the game while he is playing. Try not to be impressed.


Food of the Day

If you’ve ever had the craving to pick up some Kentucky Fried Chicken, here is a simple recipe that allows you to make it at home without a visit to the Colonel.