Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 5/17

We are throwing it back this Thursday, May 17. 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

From 1️⃣0️⃣ to 1️⃣: Watch the best plays in college sports! #NCAATop10 pic.twitter.com/PfRnt7PBRu

— NCAA (@NCAA) May 15, 2018

Check out the top 10 plays in college sports from the past week… Two marquee college football programs, the Texas Longhorns and Alabama Crimson Tide, have agreed to a home-and-home series... ESPN has announced the primetime games for the first three weeks of the season and they are all bangers…


Girl of the Day

Meet Mary Iakopo, a freshman catcher for the top-ranked Oregon softball team.


Entertainment News

Chrissy Teagan and John Legend have welcomed their baby boy to the world… If you enjoy eating brownies, we hope you never went to this spot that had an employee slipping in laxatives… This Sangria is the new Four Loko… Rapper T.I. was arrested near his home on Wednesday, but his attorney is saying it was a wrongful arrest


What’s Happening Today?

The NBA Playoffs continue on Thursday night with Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Final… it is a crucial game for LeBron James and company, with the Cleveland Cavaliers trailing the Boston Celtics 2-0… In the NHL, the Tampa Bay Lightning and Washington Capitals go head-to-head in Game 4, with the Lightning looking to even up the series…


Viral Clip of the Day

Alex Ruiz had to have part of his leg amputated after a horrific injury playing football in Temecula last October. He wore number 9 (in part) for his mentor @drewbrees. Today, he got to meet Brees. But that wasn't all. Here's the Story. @10News pic.twitter.com/2qsjmcvB1g

— Zach Wonderlie (@PhotogZach) May 12, 2018

This kid is an inspiration to us all.


Food of the Day

Say yes to this! #stacksburgers pic.twitter.com/OU7uYzJK1F

— Stacks 🍔 Food Truck (@StacksBurgers1) May 17, 2018

Really not even sure what this is, but it looks delicious.