Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 8/4

Wake up, it’s the weekend, with Aug. 4 giving us our first weekend of the month. 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

Martayveus Carter, Grand Valley State’s all-time leading rusher, was chasing his NFL dream. Earlier this summer, the running back entered the Supplemental Draft and worked out for the Kansas City Chiefs two weeks ago. He was ultimately undrafted in the Supplemental Draft, but continued to pursue his dream. Unfortunately, Carter is now facing a long road to recovery ahead after being shot last weekend.

The Maryland football program has had a strong relationship with Under Armour, often having some of the most innovative and appealing uniforms in college football. The Terrapins have also been inspired by the Maryland state flag for a number of their looks, which will continue during the 2018 season as they celebrate their 10-year partnership with Under Armour.


Busted Coverage Girl of the Day

We say it time and time again, but the Pac-12 always delivers. Today, let’s introduce Jordan Sanchez from the University of Arizona.


Entertainment News

It’s Friday, Aug. 3, the first Friday of the month, and now it is 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.

The Video Music Awards (VMA’s) always put on some dynamite live performances, and this year is certainly no different.  Here is a look at the first batch of performers who will be taking the stage at this year’s awards show.


Viral Clip of the Day

Johnny Manziel's CFL debut is off to a rough start with 4 interceptions in the first half. pic.twitter.com/FK24Xsedkn

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) August 4, 2018

Johnny Manziel had a brutal debut in the CFL, tossing four interceptions in the first half against his former team.


Food of the Day

If you’re looking for a good date spot that will give you five-star food at an affordable price, look no further than Gennaro’s on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. One of the best deals on the menu is this lamb shank and Israeli couscous that will leave you satisfied.