Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 1/25

It’s Friday, January 25, so who is ready 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

The 2019 McDonald’s All-American Game will be held on March 27 at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. The game features a number of the top high school basketball players in the nation including James Wiseman, Anthony Edwards, Cole Anthony, Vernon Casey and more.

Annually, the Super Bowl is one of the most viewed games in America as 103.4 million people tuned in to watch the Philadelphia Eagles knock off the New England Patriots for their first-ever Vince Lombardi Trophy last season. Super Bowl 52 was the least watched Super Bowl in almost a decade and it was down from Super Bowl 51, when 111.3 million people watched the Patriots’ historic comeback against the Atlanta Falcons.


COED Girl of the Day

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Today, we feature Ashley Skendarian, a student at Arizona State University. Ashley is a member of the Delta Zeta sorority on campus.


Entertainment News

Kanye West‘s descent into becoming a living, breathing farce continues, as he is now reportedly being sued by a Japanese fabric supplier who claims that his Yeezy company did not pay a $600,000 bill.

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is no stranger to controversy. Ahead of his most recent fight against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 232, Jones failed a drug test which resulted in the Ultimate Fighting Championship relocating its event from Las Vegas to Inglewood, California.


Viral Clip of the Day

Rondo got caught throwing his towel and earned a tech 🙃 pic.twitter.com/bPl2eWoF3G

— NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) January 25, 2019

We still aren’t entirely sure what happened here.


Food of the Day

NEW for #RoyalRumble2019: Royal Rumble Burger at @Dbacks — 18 oz. Pork Bratwurst Patty, BBQ Aioli, Cheddar 🧀, Slaw, Fried Onions, Applewood Smoked BACON + Fried Mac N Cheese Wedges (Cred: @Sarahsachsphoto/ @Dbacks) [Taste of Chase, $13] pic.twitter.com/zsBC4clJak

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) January 23, 2019

There really are no words.