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

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Wake up, it’s Wednesday, Aug. 8. 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

Who is the best college football player in the country entering the 2018 season? On Tuesday, Aug. 7, with the season rapidly approaching, ESPN unveiled its rankings of the top 50 players in the nation. While familiar names like Will Grier, Bryce Love, Nick Bosa, Jarrett Stidham, and Tua Tagovailoa were near the top of the list, the No. 1 overall player came from a Group of Five school.

Michigan basketball coach John Beilein is currently recovering after undergoing double bypass heart surgery on Monday. The Wolverine bench boss will be hospitalized for a few days following the procedure, but he is expected to be back with the team for the start of preseason practice next month.


COED Girl of the Day

What up D.C. … I'm home 🤙🏼

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Check out Jordan Ozuna, an Instagram model who dated Justin Bieber and Tyga who is now linked to Kourtney Kardashian’s ex-boyfriend Younes Bendjima.


 

Entertainment News

The latest release of EA Sports’ beloved Madden NFL series drops this week, with Madden 19 set to hit the shelves for eager sports gamers. Year-in and year-out, the popular franchise generates long lines as football fans prepare for the upcoming season by firing up their consoles and hitting the sticks with their favorite franchise.

House of Cards season 6 has a premiere date. On Tuesday, Aug. 7, the show’s official Twitter account tweeted out a photo to announce when the final season of the Netflix hit show will be made available. Season 6 will be premiering in November, according to the photo which was captioned “The Final Season. November 2. #MyTurn.”


Viral Clip of the Day

The newest ab workout involves … watermelons? 😳

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— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) August 6, 2018

Well, that is one way to get an ab workout in.


Food of the Day

Cotton candy on a donut, on an ice cream cone, on a brownie. My tastebuds are ready, @LetsGoToTheEX. pic.twitter.com/M9jJNkcqK8

— Norm Kelly (@norm) August 8, 2018

People love their sweets. Do they go too far sometimes? Absolutely, but don’t lie, you’d give this a shot.