Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 6/17

Happy Father’s Day, it’s Sunday, June 17, and time to recognize all of the hardwork and love that our fathers put in to help provide for our families. 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

The college baseball world was struck with tragedy. On Friday night, Zach Attianese, a 20-year-old standout baseball player who was set to join the Florida State baseball program, was tragically killed in a car accident along with his father, Jude Attianese, who was 61 years old and his son’s high school coach.


Busted Coverage Girl of the Day

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Meet Leslie, a student at Arizona State who has a growing social media following of more than 5,000 followers on Instagram.


Entertainment News

Beyonce and Jay-Z have come out with a surprise collaborative album titled Love Is Everything. The album has 10 tracks, includes features from Pharell and Migos, and dropped while Beyonce and Jay are currently on their worldwide “On The Run II” stadium tour.

While the summer rolls on, you may be looking for different ways to relax and enjoy a vacation. Here are five places to travel that will have you in total relaxation mode the whole time you’re there.


What’s On Today?

MATCH DAY!

Here is what is on today…

15:00 #CRCSRB
18:00 #GERMEX
21:00 #BRASUI pic.twitter.com/Aef2xAHaRp

— FIFA World Cup (@FIFAWorldCup) June 17, 2018

The College World Series rolls on in the double-elimination round on Sunday, with Texas vs. Arkansas kicking off the doubleheader and Texas Tech vs. Florida serving as the nightcap… Three World Cup games take place in Russia on Sunday including a marquee match between reigning world champion Germany and Mexico… Brazil, one of the tournament’s favorites, will also be in action against Switzerland… Costa Rica vs. Serbia kicks off the day.


Viral Clip of the Day

When the rally banana comes through…

Mississippi State walks it off in Omaha. pic.twitter.com/q7ALbXdtFu

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) June 17, 2018

The magical run for Mississippi State in the 2018 NCAA Baseball tournament continued through the first game of the College World Series on Saturday.


Food of the Day

See how fresh corn tortillas are made at this Austin restaurant 👏 pic.twitter.com/IrVqvr72r8

— FOOD INSIDER (@InsiderFood) June 17, 2018

Who doesn’t love a good taco? Add a fresh tortilla, and we’ve got a guaranteed delicious dish. Suerte restaurant in Austin, Texas makes fresh corn tortillas every day and watching the nixtamalization process is a beautiful thing.