Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 4/2

It’s Tuesday, April 2, and the week is now 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

Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay is the talk of the NFL. The 33-year-old head coach took his team to the Super Bowl in only his second season and is already one of the top coaches in the league. McVay is also an accomplished prankster as he pranked new Arizona Cardinals head coach, according to a recent appearance on ESPN’s “The Adam Schefter Podcast.”

The 2019 NFL Draft is almost here as it opens on April 25 in Nashville, Tennessee. The Arizona Cardinals have the first pick in the draft and people are wondering who they will take with that pick. While the team has made no indications on who they will take, Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Kyler Murray is the odds on favorite to go No. 1


COED Girl of the Day

Today, we feature Kayla Alexander, a student at Arizona State University. Kayla has a budding social media following of more than 7,600 people on Instagram.


Entertainment News

Rapper Nipsey Hussle of Crenshaw was shot and killed on Sunday, March 31 outside of his clothing store in Los Angeles, California. The rapper was 33 years old. Hussle was recently nominated for Best Rap Album at the 61st Grammy Awards for his debut studio album “Victory Lap.” Initially, reports claimed that the murder in broad daylight was a result of gang violence, but an update on the report indicates Nipsey may have known the shooter.

The final season of the HBO hit series Game of Thrones will have some crossover appeal. According to a report from Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, San Diego Chargers star pass rusher Joey Bosa is set to make a cameo during season 8. It is the final season of the popular series.


Highlight of the Day

"We spoke this into existence … [Jarvis Landry] and I dreamed of this."

@obj on playing with @God_Son80 pic.twitter.com/RALZ2unuOD

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) April 1, 2019

Odell Beckham couldn’t be happier to be reunited with his old college roommate.


Food of the Day

This chicken and waffle sundae with hot honey was mind-blowing pic.twitter.com/Aic53RuAVd

— 𝚁𝚢𝚊𝚗 𝚉𝚘𝚕𝚊 (@RyanZola) April 1, 2019

Ladies and gentlemen, let’s halt the presses for this chicken and waffle sundae.