Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 2/8

It’s Friday, February 8, 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

Super Bowl 53 was a culmination of the 2018 NFL season as the New England Patriots knocked off the Los Angeles Rams, 13-3. The game officially concluded the 2018-19 season as teams are now preparing for the 2019 NFL Draft. The Arizona Cardinals are on the clock with the No. 1 overall pick in the draft and are looking to make a splash with new coach Kliff Kingsbury

The 2019 NFL Scouting Combine will take place from February 26 through March 4. Players will begin arriving on February 26 before on-field workouts begin on Friday, March 1. Running backs, offensive linemen, and special teamers will participate in the first day of the Combine.


COED Girl of the Day

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spring broken! 🤪🤸‍♀️🥂

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Today, we feature Jessica Convento, a student at Arizona State University. Jessica is a member of the Alpha Phi sorority on campus.


Entertainment News

Fans of the 2014 true-crime podcast Serial need to start getting excited for The Case Against Adnan Syed. On Thursday, February 7, HBO dropped its first trailer for their upcoming four-part docuseries surrounding the homicide case of Hae Min Lee which rose to prominence when the podcast caught on.


Highlight Of The Day

ICYMI: RONDO CALLED GAME 😤 #SCtop10 pic.twitter.com/KQx8s99wPe

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) February 8, 2019

 

Rajon Rondo came through in a big way.


Food of the Day

NEW Shrimp Tacos at @NHLBruins (Cred: @tdgarden) #EatLA 🍤🌮 pic.twitter.com/E0ZmX5JUuy

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) February 8, 2019

The Boston Bruins are coming through in a big way with these amazing shrimp tacos.