Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 7/5

While your Fourth of July hangover wears off, it’s time to focus on a new day: Thursday, July 5. 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

Hot dogs, fireworks, and the red, white, and blue. The Fourth of July is upon us and as we celebrate our independence, we look back at five best moments in the history of American Sports. From recovering from tragedy to celebrating the most unlikely of upsets, there have been plenty of high moments for the United States on the playing field. Here is a look at the five best moments in American sports history.

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.


Busted Coverage Girl of the Day

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Confidence Level: Kanye #f21xme

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We return to the sunshine state to let you meet Alexis, from Florida Southern.


Entertainment News

Nothing can kill your vibe more than having to head to work after a long night of drinking. Getting up and having to function with a bad hangover ranks pretty high on the list of “Things That Suck About Adulting.” While the easiest way to cure a hangover is to drink tons of water, take some aspirin and sleep your hangover away, we aren’t always able to take a sick day after a heavy night of binge-drinking to recover. To fight that nasty hangover and still be able to function the next day, take a look at these five hangover cures.


What’s On Today?

Will Ray Cooper III complete his quest to avenge his father's 2004 loss to Jake Shields? Find out July 5 on NBCSN! #PFL3 #PFLmma #DC pic.twitter.com/HaNibIQ7eJ

— #PFLmma (@ProFightLeague) July 3, 2018

If you are a fan of mixed martial arts, the Professional Fighters League returns on Thursday night for PFL 3, featuring former Strikeforce champion Jake Shields.


Viral Clip of the Day

Zlatan, how do you do these things? #SCtop10 pic.twitter.com/CNGxaZLoV9

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 5, 2018

Zlatan continues to grace America with the greatness that only Zlatan can.


Food of the Day

He still doesn’t know how to eat a Kit Kat pic.twitter.com/hEOzmWqAMY

— Haley Byrd (@byrdinator) July 4, 2018

Today we don’t actually feature a food, but instead, we go with a proposal idea for the most gangster of chocolate lovers.