Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 7/21

The weekend is finally here! It’s Saturday, July 21. 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

Former Penn basketball coach Jerome Allen, who is currently an assistant for the Boston Celtics, is under fire after reports surfaced that he allegedly took a bribe from a Miami businessman. The bribe was in order to recruit the man’s son to Allen’s basketball team.

Los Angeles Lakers president Magic Johnson doesn’t appear to be too impressed with LaVar Ball, the brash, outspoken father of the team’s star rookie and former No. 2 overall pick Lonzo Ball. After LaVar knocked Lakers head coach Luke Walton and recent point guard signee Rajon Rondo, Johnson decided to finally respond.


Busted Coverage Girl of the Day

Today’s girl is Sarah from Cincinnati. Meet the Bearcats student who describes herself as a “life and music enthusiast” while also running an up and coming YouTube channel.


Entertainment News

It’s Friday, July 20, which means its time to update your playlist with some of the newest tracks released in the music industry. Each and every week, new songs are released, but it may be hard to keep up with what has been dropped. That’s where we come in, scanning the internet for the newest songs you should be listening to.

James Gunn, the director of Guardians of the Galaxy and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, has been fired by Disney-Marvel as the director of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 after disturbing tweets from his account about rape and pedophilia have emerged.


Highlight of the Day

Bronny's team, the Blue Chips, won the USBA National Championship 🏆 (via @overtime) pic.twitter.com/8KHGBTRBr2

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 22, 2018

Bronny James, the son of NBA star LeBron James, helped lead his team to an AAU tournament championship over the weekend.


Food of the Day

KC BOSS at @Royals: Mac N Cheese, Sweet BBQ Sauce + Maple Pepper BACON (Cred: @TheKFoods) 🌭🧀 pic.twitter.com/J7sU7rCwzq

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) June 25, 2018

What is better than mac ‘n cheese with bacon? Putting both things on top of a fresh hot dog topped with barbecue sauce.