Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 6/19

Turn up Tuesday! It’s Tuesday, June 19. 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

Washington State football coach Mike Leach raised some eyebrows over the weekend with an ill-advised tweet featuring a fake video of a speech from Barack Obama. The video was a spliced together version of a speech the former president gave to the European Union in 2014.

Sneakers are essential to completing your daily look, and for many, there is nothing better than putting on the right sneaker to go about your day. After all, being a sneakerhead is a lifestyle that you truly have to commit to. And with new releases coming out almost daily, it is tough to remember every release date so you can cop your favorite sneaker. That’s why we are here to help.

COED Girl of the Day

Check out Jenny Taft, one of the many talented reporters and hosts that are a part of FOX Sports’ coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Taft used to play college lacrosse at Boston University.

Entertainment News

XXXtentacion, officially named Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, has been confirmed dead, according to the Broward County Sheriff’s Department. He was reportedly shot multiple times in the driver’s seat of his vehicle and a Louis Vuitton bag was taken. The suspect’s getaway vehicle has been described as a possible black Dodge Journey, Chevy Tahoe, and a Jeep Grand Cherokee. TMZreported the news.

The 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards took place on Monday, June 18, and it was a big night for one movie and television show in particular. Marvel film Black Panther cleaned up in the film category, while Netflix original Stranger Things was the big winner in television.

What’s On Today?

The 2018 College World Series continues with three games throughout the afternoon on Tuesday… In the first game, Mississippi State looks to continue its magic against North Carolina, while Florida and Texas square off shortly after… In the nightcap, Arkansas faces off against Texas Tech… The World Cup also resumes on Tuesday with three games, beginning with Colombia vs. Japan and ending with Russia vs. Egypt…

Highlight of the Day

This is every little kid’s dream.

Food of the Day

Okay, there have been a number of twists when it comes to a hot dog, but this beauty from the Staples Center stand out above the rest. And, in fact, it may solidify a hot dog’s place in the sandwich world. Check out this hot dog with three-cheese mac ‘n cheese and bacon on a Texas Toast bun.

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