Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 7/3

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It’s Tuesday, July 3, and we are just 24 hours away from the holiday. 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

We are 54 days away from the start of the 2018 college football season, and the Heisman Trophy favorites are already beginning to emerge. For most of the offseason, Stanford running back Bryce Love, a finalist from a year ago, has been considered one of the favorites to bring home the most prestigious award in the game and he continues to top the latest list of odds.

The 2018-19 college football season is still 54 days away, but that won’t stop the most loyal fans from looking back at the 2017-18 season and reliving some of its best moments. It was a wild season full of stunning upsets and thrilling finishes, and it also had its fair share of one-handed catches. A full look at the best one-handed catches of the 2017-18 college football season — put together by YouTube user JustBombsProductions — can be seen below.


Busted Coverage Girl of the Day

NY nights 🌃

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It’s not every day that Marist College is put on the map, but thanks to Emily, a finance major and budding Instagram star, that is about to change.


Entertainment News

Over a year since the season three finale, the first teaser trailer for season four of Better Call Saul has finally arrived! But more exciting than the trailer itself is the announcement of the release date, August 6, which is just about 5 weeks from now.

Most self-appointed Beer Pong Refs have a rudimentary knowledge of the game at best and are too drunk to have baseline comprehension of anything around them at worst. As the authority on all things college, here are the official rules for Beer Pong 2018.


What’s On Today?

FOX Sports

It’s the final day of the Round of 16 at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia… With two spots remaining in the quarterfinals, four teams will be battling it out to see who will advance to this weekends game… In the opening match of the day, Sweden and Switzerland are set to square off… To wrap things up and set the bracket for the final eight, Colombia squares off against England.


Viral Clip of the Day

When you see the Warriors got Boogie Cousins for $5 million… #NBA pic.twitter.com/d9o6q7r4vY

— COED.com (@COED) July 3, 2018

After news surfaced that the Golden State Warriors have added another NBA All-Star in DeMarcus Cousins, an old clip of a LeBron James interview with Uninterrupted began to make the rounds on social media as the perfect reaction.


Food of the Day

These shots are one in a melon! 🍉 #LinkInBio

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The heat has been brutal in recent days, so one way to cool off is with a refreshing, cold snack. And with Fourth of July less than 24 hours away, what better way to contribute to the holiday festivities than with this refreshing snack that is sure to be the hit of your party or picnic.