Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 8/7

Turn up, it’s Tuesday, Aug. 7. 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

Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer remains on paid administrative leave after the bombshell report from Brett McMurphy that alleged Meyer had previous knowledge of domestic violence allegations against former wide receivers coach Zach Smith. The evidence in the report was damning, and Smith’s ex-wife Courtney had even said that she informed Shelley Meyer of the abuse, including photos.

On Monday afternoon, the Trojans official Twitter account shared a video of blind long-snapper Jake Olson in the team’s locker room showing off his improved snapping ability with a “trick shot” to show off just how accurate he has become.


Busted Coverage Girl of the Day

Meet Julia Williams, a member of the Fresno State Dance Team.


Entertainment News

On Monday, Aug. 6, Showtime announced that LeBron will serve as the executive producer for a three-part docuseries on the network appropriately titled “Shut Up And Dribble.” The series will take “a powerful inside look at the changing role of athletes in our fraught cultural and political environment.”

GOLDBERG! Shaun Weiss, the actor who played goalie Goldberg in “The Mighty Ducks” series, was arrested over the weekend in Northern California for public intoxication. TMZ released the mugshot of the former child star and it is very troubling. Weiss is just 38-years-old, but when you look at his mugshot, he looks well beyond his years and is almost unrecognizable.


Viral Clip of the Day

Demi Bagby set social media on fire with this incredible display of athleticism.


Food of the Day

Strip steak and Tinga chicken #tacos

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