Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 5/29

The holiday weekend has wrapped up and now its time to look ahead at the shortened work week beginning Tuesday, May 29. 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

Yale holds off Duke, 13-11, to claim the schools first Men’s Lacrosse National Championship. Matt Gaudet led @yalelacrosse with 4 goals on the day.#NCAALAX pic.twitter.com/yn1MIJEOJv

— NCAA Lacrosse (@NCAALAX) May 29, 2018

The Yale men’s lacrosse team held off the Duke Blue Devils to claim the school’s first men’s lacrosse national championship… The Florida football team had a rough start to Memorial Day, confusing the holiday with Veterans Day and sending out a tweet for the world to see… The 64-team field for the 2018 NCAA Baseball Tournament has been set as the Road to Omaha begins… The Women’s College World Series is set to kickoff Thursday, May 31 at USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium — OGE Energy Field in Oklahoma City, so take a look at the bracket


Girl of the Day

Becca Kufrin is The Bachelorette for season 14 of the ABC hit show. See the woman 28 guys will be fighting for — including two NFL players.


Entertainment News

Eminem has addressed those Nicki Minaj dating rumors… If you are being forced to watch The Bachelorette, this drinking game will get you through the season… Snoop Dogg set a Guinness World Record by creating the world’s largest cocktail — a massive gin and juice… Former UFC champion and current FOX Sports 1 analyst Michael Bisping has officially retired from mixed martial arts…


What’s Happening Today?

The playoff for the #NCAAGolf individual title is underway! Watch it here: https://t.co/WgFPsIZIug pic.twitter.com/y27G7fglyT

— Golf Channel (@GolfChannel) May 29, 2018

The NCAA men’s golf championship resumes at Karsten Greek Golf Club in Stillwater, Oklahoma, with quarterfinals and semifinals in team match play on the Golf Channel… The NHL Playoffs are off tonight before returning for Game 2 between the Las Vegas Golden Knights and Washington Capitals on Wednesday… With the fourth consecutive matchup between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals set, we will have to wait until Thursday for the postseason to resume…


Viral Clip of the Day

Swaggy P just wants to party 😂 pic.twitter.com/HwHH0CwB6i

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) May 29, 2018

People weren’t very happy that we are set to see a fourth consecutive showdown between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers, but they were happy to see Nick Young will be in the NBA Finals… Swaggy P was happy too.


Food of the Day

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs at @Indians (Cred: @BigRedGilbert) pic.twitter.com/gcXhjpfYFX

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) May 28, 2018

The Cleveland Indians are serving up some incredible fusion food as evidenced by these buffalo chicken meatballs that are sprinkled with bleu cheese. A little messy for the ballpark? Sure, but you know it will be worth it.