Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 8/24

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It’s Friday, Aug. 24, the football season is rapidly approaching and it’s time to prepare for the weekend. 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

Michelle Beadle was fuming over the Ohio State handling of the suspension of Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer. Meyer was suspended for three games this week after a university investigation determined that he had previous knowledge of domestic abuse allegations against former wide receivers coach Zach Smith.

Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer has been suspended three games to start the 2018 season. The head coach was suspended after a lengthy discussion between the university’s board of trustees after it was determined that he had previous knowledge of domestic violence allegations against former wide receivers coach Zach Smith.


Busted Coverage Girl of the Day

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It seems like every other day we feature a student from Arizona State and this Friday Shannon Milton gets the nod.


Entertainment News

Younes Bendjima, Kourtney Kardashian’s ex-boyfriend who has recently been linked to Instagram model Jordan Ozuna, was involved in a scuffle just outside of a Los Angeles nightclub earlier this year, according to a new video recently obtained by TMZ.

According to a post on Facebook, former Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ed King died at his Nashville home on Wednesday, August 22.


Viral Clip of the Day

We need to see this in a game 😯 #SCtop10 (via @realDockery) pic.twitter.com/XE9G9zS0AB

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) August 24, 2018

Oregon State receiver Rahmel Dockery pulled off one of the most incredible catches you will ever see.


Food of the Day

New at #USOpen for 2018 from Fuku/@davidchang:

"Knockout Sandwich" – Spicy fried chicken thigh topped with seasoned cabbage and knockout sauce pic.twitter.com/VbqTdw2WEt

— Jeff Eisenband (@JeffEisenband) August 23, 2018

The U.S. Open will be providing plenty of great concessions, including this “Knockout Sandwich” which is a spicy chicken thigh topped with seasoned cabbage and a special sauce.