Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 5/18

Wake up, it’ Friday, May 18. 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

Before Alec Peters went pro, an NCAA rule change allowed him to test his NBA draft potential and still return to school with eligibility for his senior year of college. pic.twitter.com/CujqfiUsQl

— NCAA (@NCAA) May 17, 2018

Before Alec Peters went pro, an NCAA rule change allowed him to test his NBA draft potential and still return to school with eligibility for his senior year of college… Blind USC long-snapper Jake Olson got to drive a car for the first time when he took the track at Charlotte Motor Speedway… This is a great look at Didi Gregorious’ journey from a child to the MLB


Girl of the Day

The Miss USA pageant takes place next week, so take a look at the top contestants who will be battling it out for a chance to represent the United States at the Miss Universe competition.


Entertainment News

Nev Schulman from MTV’s “Catfish” is being accused of sexual assault and production of the show has since been postponed… In her latest interview, Ariana Grande has opened up about the horrific Manchester bombing… Two NFL players are on the cast of the upcoming season of The Bachelorette… Michael Keaton is a real-life superhero… The Cleveland Browns will be on the upcoming season of HBO’s Hard Knocks


What’s Happening Today?

It is a slow day in sports… We have the softball and lacrosse tournaments going on this weekend, while the Winnipeg Jet and Las Vegas Golden Knights square off in Game 4 of their Western Conference Finals series… Winnipeg will be looking to even the series at two wins a piece…


Viral Clip of the Day

After hitting a home run during his second at-bat, this baseball player with Down syndrome ran the bases and celebrated with some impressive dance moves. https://t.co/2NoXdTL6Gp pic.twitter.com/7IfiQ34KLL

— CBS News (@CBSNews) May 16, 2018

This is why we love sports.


Food of the Day

NEW Jack's Smoked Hush Dog at @Mariners: Smoked Jalapeño-Cheddar Sausages In Jack’s Buttermilk Hush Puppy Batter ➡️ Fried (Photo: Ben Van Houten/ @Mariners) pic.twitter.com/TpROTOgTkG

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) March 26, 2018

The Seattle Mariners are taking corndogs to a new level.