Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 5/27

It’s Sunday, May 27, but don’t panic just yet because we are in the middle of a three-day weekend with Memorial Day coming on Monday. 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

That's a FRESHMAN sending Florida to the WCWS! #SCtop10 pic.twitter.com/Qh5KgjJEtc

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) May 27, 2018

It came down to a freshman sending the Florida Gators to the Women’s College World Series after an epic win over the Texas A&M Aggies on Saturday… James Hampton, a 17-year-old AAU basketball player and Class of 2019 recruit, passed away after collapsing on the court during Team United Hoops’ Nike EYBL game on Saturday… Two Illinois football players were charged with theft for taking a statue and relocating it to the roof of their building… Here is how you can watch the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament Championship Weekend games live online


Girl of the Day

Meet UFC ring girl Carly Baker, who will be cageside for Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 130: Thompson vs. Till event in Liverpool…


Entertainment News

The new Netflix talk show, “The Break with Michelle Wolf,” debuted on Netflix Sunday morning… While everyone was waiting for Pusha T to respond to Drake’s diss track, Drake continued to control the headlines by releasing the new single “I’m Upset” from his forthcoming album “Scorpion”… Here are the Top 5 movie trailers to watch this weekend… Meghan Markle received her own Coat of Arms… If you are looking ahead to summer vacation, here are the Top 10 beaches in America


What’s Happening Today?

A spot in the #NBAFinals is on the line tonight in Boston.

GAME 7 PREVIEW: https://t.co/rDnxzkUjGj #WhateverItTakes pic.twitter.com/sKePd87jUd

— Cleveland Cavaliers (@cavs) May 27, 2018

It’s time for one of the most exciting things in professional sports… On Sunday night in primetime, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers will be taking on the Boston Celtics in what promises to be an epic Game 7 that determines who will represent the Eastern Conference in the 2018 NBA Finals… For mixed martial arts fans, there is some early Sunday MMA with the UFC hosting UFC Fight Night 130: Thompson vs. Till in Liverpool, England… Sunday is also the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500, which will be the final race of Danica Patrick’s professional career…


Viral Clip of the Day

Klay Thompson is feelin' himself. pic.twitter.com/oRapxW77sR

— ESPN (@espn) May 27, 2018

Klay Thompson went off in Game 6 to set up a do-or-die Game 7 between the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets. After the game, it is safe to say the red hot Thompson was feeling himself.


Food of the Day

NEW Mile High Mac-N-Cheese at @Rockies: Green Chili Mac N Cheese, Crumbled Chorizo + Pico De Gallo (Cred: @AramarkSports) 🧀🧀 pic.twitter.com/e2XzqVZWlA

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) March 14, 2018

If you haven’t noticed by now, we are huge fans of some quality mac ‘n cheese. Add in some of the best possible toppings — bacon, pico de gallo, and crumbled chorizo — and you have a guaranteed hit.