Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 6/18

It’s time to kick off another week, with Monday, June 18 keeping the month rolling. 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 2018 College World Series rolls on in Omaha, Nebraska on Monday with two elimination games. Here is a full look at the dates and times for the remaining games of the tournament as we draw closer to crowning a new national champion in the college baseball world.

The 2018 College World Series is upon us, and there has been no shortage of drama to get us to this point. The Super Regional rounds were filled with tight games and multiple deciding Game 3’s that came down to the wire.

In a tournament filled with talent, here is a list of the top 10 players to watch in this year’s College World Series.


Busted Coverage Girl of the Day

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Meet Michelle from San Diego, who has a growing social media following of nearly 10,000 followers on Instagram.


Entertainment News

WWE Money In The Bank took place Sunday night at Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois. During the event, two new “Money In The Bank” holders were crowned, while former UFC champion Ronda Rousey got her first crack at WWE gold. One of the Money in the Bank winners wasted no time cashing in their briefcase to secure a pin and title.

The penultimate episode of HBO’s Westworld in the already action-packed second season airs this Sunday, June 17, 2018. In this episode, “Vanishing Point”, the official synopsis brings us to a look deeper inside the life of William, The Man in Black, and his late wife and their daughter: The promo clip has a voice speaking to William, “tell me one true thing.” Here is what you missed.


What’s On Today?

Need some #MondayMotivation?

We have THREE #WorldCup matches for you!#SWEKOR#BELPAN#TUNENG pic.twitter.com/TG6zV5IYmv

— FIFA World Cup 🏆 (@FIFAWorldCup) June 18, 2018

The 2018 College World Series rolls on with two games on Monday afternoon — including one elimination game. In the first game on ESPN, Oregon State and Washington look to avoid a loss that would send them out of the tournament. In the nightcap, Mississippi State looks to continue its impressive postseason run against North Carolina… The 2018 FIFA World Cup also resumes, with three games across the FOX Sports family of networks — Sweden vs. South Korea, Belgium vs. Panama, and Tunisia vs. England.


Highlight of the Day

The Chucky Lozano goal with Spanish commentary is everything you would expect it to be. #WorldCup #MEX pic.twitter.com/TKZYeTJEjd

— Josh Sánchez (@jnsanchez) June 17, 2018

Hirving “Chucky” Lozano was the hero for Mexico in their World Cup opener, taking an assist from Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez and burying it in the back of the neck for El Tri’s game-winning goal over defending world champion Germany.


Food of the Day

.@tacomahalnyc serves Indian-inspired tacos 🌮 pic.twitter.com/NthcsrRB6G

— FOOD INSIDER (@InsiderFood) June 18, 2018

Taco Mahal in New York City offers a unique twist on tacos with their Indian-inspired taqueria in West Village.