Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 6/23

It’s Saturday, June 23, and the weekend is now in full swing. 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 FAU football program is hoping to keep head coach Lane Kiffin for the foreseeable future. On Friday, June 22, the Owls announced that Kiffin has received a contract extension that will keep him in Boca Raton through the 2027 college football season.

LiAngelo Ball’s NBA Draft experience did not go as he planned, but it wasn’t entirely surprising. The middle Ball brother, who left UCLA before playing in an official game after being arrested for shoplifting in China, went undrafted in the 2018 NBA Draft at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. That leaves everyone wondering: what is next?


Busted Coverage Girl of the Day

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Meet Megan from the University of Arizona, who continues to prove that the Pac-12 churns out budding Instagram stars.


Entertainment News

Netflix is kicking the month of July off right the only way they know how… by giving members a huge list of new titles coming to the platform! In July 2018, Netflix will be home to a handful of amazing titles including Welcome to the Family, Amazing Interiors, Gone Baby Gone, and White Fang. The full list of additions can be seen below.

Cedella Roman was enjoying a run on the beach near White Rock, British Columbia, Canada when it quickly turned into a nightmare. The 19-year-old was running along the beach in late-May when she decided to take a photo of the scenery. It was then that she saw U.S. border patrol officers approaching her because she had unknowingly crossed the U.S. border. Then, the situation turned into a nightmare.


What’s On Today?

There is one elimination game in the 2018 College World Series on Saturday night as the Oregon State Beavers and Mississippi State Bulldogs aim to keep their postseason hopes alive… The 2018 FIFA World Cup resumes with another triple-header in group play… In the opening game of the day, Belgium takes on Tunisia… The action continues with South Korea vs. Mexico, while Germany vs. Sweden serves as the nightcap…


Highlight of the Day

Ice cream for everyone 🍦🙌 #SCtop10 (via @racershoops) pic.twitter.com/lr18X95BI2

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) June 22, 2018

Nail a 3/4-court shot? Awesome. End up buying ice cream for everyone? Even better.


Food of the Day

Mac N Cheese + Popcorn Chicken ($5) at @KFC Singapore 🧀🧀 pic.twitter.com/DPeN6auoT9

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) June 22, 2018

KFC needs to get their act together and bring this $5 mac ‘n cheese and popcorn chicken bowl stateside.