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

Happy Saturday, July 7, everyone! 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 ongoing FBI investigation into corruption and bribery in college basketball has led to officials from the Maryland basketball program getting subpoenaed. Yahoo Sports and the Associated Press were first to report on the news Friday morning.

The Baylor football program is being accused of racism and cover-up regarding the university-wide sexual assault scandal, according to a new lawsuit filed against the school. However, Baylor is adamantly denying the allegations and says they are ”blatantly false.”


COED Girl of the Day

Meet Naomi Scott, an English actress and singer who played everyone’s crush, the Pink Ranger.


Entertainment News

July is here, the epic year of Marvel movies has come to a close, and now we can focus on some great fall dramas, comedies, and some fresh trailers that have the rest of the year looking better than ever! From action to comedy to suspense, there’s a lot to look forward to on the big screen. Check out these five new trailers and plan your night at the theater in advance!

If you missed out on The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale on Friday night, here is a full look at the results and highlights from a busy night which crowned two new TUF champions and was the official coming out party for one rising middleweight prospect.


What’s On Today?

Yesterday we discovered who will be playing in our first semi-final – today we find out about the other one! #SWEENG // #RUSCRO pic.twitter.com/wboixE1C6h

— FIFA World Cup (@FIFAWorldCup) July 7, 2018

The semifinals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia will be determined on Saturday afternoon, with the final two quarterfinals matches set to take place… In the first match of the day, Sweden and England go head-to-head at Samara Arena… In the closing game of the quarterfinals, host nation Russia goes up against Croatia… For mixed martial arts fans, the superfight is finally here with heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic set to take on light heavyweight titleholder Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 226 in Las Vegas.


Highlight of the Day

.@RafaelNadal with the tweener 😱 #SCtop10 pic.twitter.com/S6eWvgoEJ4

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 7, 2018

Rafael Nadal is so good, he can even score points with a no-look behind-the-legs shot.


Food of the Day

This deep dish pizza/lasagna hybrid would be the star of any meal.