Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 9/11

It’s Tuesday, Sept. 11, the 17-year anniversary of the attacks on United States. 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

Hurricane Florence was upgraded to a Category 4 storm late Monday morning on Sept. 10. The storm has already caused one football game to move around its schedule, with Coastal Carolina moving a Saturday kickoff against Campbell to Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. ET.

Derek Loccident, a member of the Central Oklahoma football team, lost his foot after he was run over by a train over the weekend. According to the Oklahoma City Police, the 20-year-old defensive back attempted to crawl under a stopped train in the wee hours of the morning on Sunday when it began moving and his football was severed.


Busted Coverage Girl of the Day

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Be a Fruit Loop in a world full of Cheerios 🌈

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The University of Miami is coming in strong on Tuesday, with Katarina Elle Zarutskie, a rising Instagram model and fan of the Hurricanes.


Entertainment News

The feud between Nicki Minaj and Cardi B is showing no signs of slowing down. After the two hip-hop stars were involved in an altercation at New York Fashion Week on Saturday, Sept. 8 — which included Cardi B throwing a shoe at Minaj — Minaj used her platform on Queen Radio to continue dissing her rival in the rap game.

The day of Nicki Minaj continued later in the evening, with the release of the official music video for her hit single “Barbie Dreams.”


Viral Clip of the Day

"Sports is an afterthought. We fully appreciate that. We know you do as well."@BobLeyESPN and @wingoz hosted a "SportsCenter unlike any other" on September 11, 2001. pic.twitter.com/g5n3jjjtZn

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) September 11, 2018

On Sept. 11, 2001, sports were an afterthought after the terrorist attack on the United States.


Food of the Day

Nothing says “America” like a good ole fashioned hot dog.