Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 8/21

Happy Tuesday, let’s keep this week rolling in full swing. 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 Associated Press has dropped its preseason rankings in the AP Top 25 poll ahead of the start of the upcoming season. The poll follows the Coaches Poll and FWAA-NFF Super 16 rankings with the Alabama Crimson Tide, the nation’s defending national champion, staying in the No. 1 spot.

Urban Meyer is currently on paid administrative leave after it was reported that he may have had prior knowledge of domestic abuse allegations against former Buckeyes wide receivers coach Zach Smith. But while his job could be on the line because of off-field issues, ESPN’s Paul Finebaum had some less than flattering opinions on the coach’s on-field performance.

Busted Coverage Girl of the Day

Have you ever heard of Salisbury U? If not, all you need to do is meet Ashlyn to know its something you should be keeping an eye on.

Entertainment News

Check out some of the best looks from the red carpet at the 2018 MTV VMAs.

Gamescom 2018 is almost here and everyone is itching to find out what the latest releases from the top publishers and distributors will be. The five-day event is celebrating its 10 year anniversary and is looking to be one of the biggest ever. Distributors from over 50 countries are expected to be in attendance to showcase their latest releases and products. The event will take place from August 21st-25th and will take place at the Koelnmesse convention center in Cologne, Germany. The opening day of the event is reserved mostly for media, but the rest of Gamescom is open to the public.

Viral Clip of the Day

The Little League World Series gave us all we could have asked for with a walk-off home run in this elimination game.

Food of the Day

The McDonald’s in Russia offers a lot more than you could ever imagine.

Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 8/18
Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 8/18