Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 7/19

It’s Throwback Thursday, July 19. 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

Still a few months away from the first tip-off, it is never too early to take a look at the current coaching state of the college basketball landscape. Between new coaches being signed, and NCAA violations being handed out left and right, let’s take a look at the highest paid NCAA Basketball coaches as we head towards the 2018 season.

The Florida football program is set to begin a new era. On Wednesday, the Gators unveiled their brand new Jordan Brand uniforms for the 2018 college football season during SEC Media Days. Florida keeps its traditional look — orange helmets, blue and white jerseys and blue and white pants with an orange alternate — with the only change being the Jordan logo on the chest.


COED Girl of the Day

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H O L I D A Y S 🌼

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Lieke Martens is one of the top women’s soccer players in the world. The 25-year-old Dutch soccer player won Best FIFA Women’s Player in 2017 and is looking to add an ESPY to her trophy case where she goes up against Australian Sam Kerr (Chicago Red Stars), Danish player Pernille Harder (VfL Wolfsburg), and England’s Jodie Taylor (Seattle Reign) for the Best International Women’s Soccer Player award.


Entertainment News

Earlier this week, Complex “broke” the news that Chance the Rapper would be releasing a new album sometime this week. However, unfortunately, while Chance himself was quick to announce that while he would not be releasing a new album this week, he did let us all know that he is, in fact, currently recording one.

Can you believe it’s been 10 years — yes, an entire DECADE — since Breaking Bad came out? And because of that glorious show, we now know there are only two types of people in the world: people who think Breaking Bad is the greatest television show to ever exist… and the uneducated (or as Bane would say, the uninitiated).


Highlight of the Day

Shiggy did @DangeRussWilson dirty 😂

(via @theshiggster) pic.twitter.com/GRfZnK4qVM

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 19, 2018

Internet sensation Shiggy brought plenty of laughs after he decided to shun Russell Wilson to post with a photo of Ciara at the ESPYs.


Food of the Day

South Philly Dog at @Phillies (Cred: @AramarkSports) #NationalHotDogDay 🌭🌭 pic.twitter.com/LfXObXalIF

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) July 18, 2018

It may be 24 hours since national hot dog day, but this masterpiece will make your tastebuds water.