Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 6/11

It’s to ring in a new week, with Monday, June 10. 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
Clemson football player Tee Higgins, a former five-star recruit in the Class of 2017, caused a stir on social media when a photo from last week that showed the standout wide receiver posing in front of luxury car generated some attention. The photo showed Higgins in front of a $200,000 McLaren. Of course, because this is the internet, speculation immediately began.

Kenyatta Jones, a former UCF football standout who played four seasons in the NFL, passed away at 39 on Sunday, June 10. Jones played in the inaugural four seasons for the Bulls and went on the be the program’s first-ever player drafted into the NFL. He later became the first UCF football player to be part of a Super Bowl-winning roster with the Patriots team that won Super Bowl XXXVI in 2002.

COED Girl of the Day

Meet Denise Garcia, the longtime girlfriend of Los Angeles Lakers rising star Lonzo Ball. The couple is expecting their first child later this summer.

Entertainment News

Robert DeNiro caused a stir at the 2018 Tony Awards when he took the mic and dropped a simple two-word message towards the President of the United States… In the Tony Awards spirit, here are the 10 most iconic performances in Tony Awards history.

The eighth episode of HBO’s Westworld in the already action-packed second season airs this Sunday, June 10, 2018. In this episode, “Kiksuya”, the official synopsis brings us to a new area of the park, Ghost Nation: “The past is calling.” If you missed out on the episode, our friends at COED have you covered.

What’s Happening Today?

ESPN Scoreboard
A total of four baseball games will be held on Monday throughout the afternoon and evening as the Super Regionals of the 2018 NCAA Baseball Tournament near their end and the College World Series approaches.

Viral Clip of the Day

We are all craving football’s return to our televisions. But in the meantime, check out this incredible behind-the-back touchdown pass.

Food of the Day

The Wagyu Katsu Sando, one of Japan’s most famous sandwiches, is available at SakaMai in New York City. But you better hurry, because they only serve three of the sandwiches per day. The sandwich, which is cut into six pieces, costs a whopping $85.

Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 6/10