Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 7/27

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The weekend is almost here; it’s Friday, July 27. 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 2018 college football season is just around the corner. That media days are in full swing, including the Big Ten which held its media days earlier this week. The conference also anticipated Throwback Thursday in a spectacular way that has fans of every team in the conference laughing. The Big Ten gathered old photos of head coaches throughout the conferences and had their players react.

The 2018 college football season is just over one month away and fans are getting excited for the new season and storylines to take over our TVs. So while we wait for some new football to talk about, analysts are taking a walk through memory lane and looking back at the history of the game. Enter the Worldwide Leader in Sports.


Busted Coverage Girl of the Day

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It’s not every day that we check in to Westfield State, but thanks to Sam, who is a member of the cheer team which won third place at Nationals this year, we will have to start paying some more attention.


Entertainment News

TMZ has released audio from the 911 call following Demi Lovato’s drug overdose earlier this week that sent the pop star to the hospital. was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital after suffering a suspected overdose inside of a Hollywood Hills home on Tuesday, July 24.

Netflix is kicking the month of August off right the only way they know how… by giving members a huge list of new titles coming to the platform!


Viral Clip of the Day

Malachi Wideman's dunks were so insane, they brought D-Wade AND LeBron to their feet. 😱 #SCtop10 (via @SLAMonline) pic.twitter.com/A6TMzL18Hx

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 27, 2018

If you don’t know who Malachi Wideman is, it’s time to start paying attention because he is such an impressive dunker that even Dwyane Wade and LeBron James couldnt stay in their seats.


Food of the Day

Fried Avocado at @OCFair (Cred: @jacobu) 🥑🥑 pic.twitter.com/LAcSfvxuni

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) July 26, 2018

Usually people decide to eat some avocado because it is a healthy food, but not when it comes to the annual OC Fair. They just fry it right up.