It’s Friday, July 6, meaning it’s time for the weekend. 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 Madden 19 player ratings continue to be released by EA Sports, and this time they are coming from the rookies. There are a number of talented first-year players who are expected to make an immediate impact in the league, but the one player who stands above the rest of their peers is a Notre Dame Fighting Irish alum.
The University of Kansas announced on Thursday that it has hired longtime Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long to the same role. That has led to some speculation that a big change could be coming for the Jayhawks football program.
COED Girl of the Day
Hannah John-Kamen, who stars in Game of Thrones, will be hitting the silver screen this weekend in Marvel’s Ant-Man & The Wasp.
Amidst the never-ending array of universes and stories, it’s easy to miss out on a few (hundred) names here and there. So to fill in a few of those gaps, here are a few of the some-what lesser-known heroes of DC Comics.
What’s On Today?
Turn it up and feel the beat!
From the final four, which beat do you want heard inside the stadium? VOTE NOW! 🎶 #FIFAStadiumDJ
— FIFA World Cup (@FIFAWorldCup) July 4, 2018
The World Cup returns on Friday morning with the first two quarterfinal matches in Russia. In the first match of the day, Uruguay and France are set to go head-to-head. Closing out the day is a meeting between Brazil and Belgium… Later in the night, the Ultimate Fighting Championship takes center stage with The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale with two new TUF champions set to be crowned.
Viral Clip of the Day
Grayson Allen got into a scuffle with Trae Young in Summer League. pic.twitter.com/VWuoLisnRN
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 6, 2018
Grayson Allen and Trae Young had their first dust-up as NBA players, getting into a scuffle during Thursday night’s Summer League game.
Food of the Day
— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) July 5, 2018
The Arizona football program is delivering an incredible addition to its concession stand with this mac n cheese waffle cone.