Campus Connect: College Sports, Entertainment & Viral News – 5/3

It’s Friday, May 3, so who is ready for Cinco de Mayo 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 News

The 2019 NFL Draft just ended, but ESPN insider Todd McShay is never afraid to look ahead. This week, McShay dropped his first way-too-early mock draft for 2020. At the top of the draft, McShay had a pair of Alabama Crimson Tide stars going in Round 1.

Dan Patrick is one of the most popular radio show hosts. On Thursday, May 2, Patrick opened up about a lingering and rare health issue that he has been battling. Patrick revealed he was diagnosed with the inflammatory disorder known as polymyalgia rheumatica.

COED Girl of the Day

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Today, we feature Calista Linton, a student at Colorado State University. Calista is represented by SLU Modeling Agency.

Entertainment News


Cheslie Kryst has been crowned Miss USA 2019 following a close race for the crown on Thursday, May 2. The top three contestants in this year’s competition were Miss North Carolina USA, Miss New Mexico USA, and Miss Oklahoma USA. Second runner-up went to Miss Oklahoma USA Triana Browne, while first runner-up was Miss New Mexico USA Alejandra Gonzalez.

Joyner Lucas is back with a new track titled “Devil’s Work.” Joyner dropped the song on Thursday, May 2 with tributes to Nipsey Hussle, Tupac, and others while taking some political shots at President Donald Trump.

Highlight of the Day


— ESPN (@espn) May 3, 2019

Joel Embiid was on another level on Thursday night.

Food of the Day

Savory S’more Lamb Chop at @tillkitchen: Graham Cracker Tarragon-Crusted Lamb Chop, Marshmallow Creamed Potatoes + Braised Baby Carrots & Dark Chocolate Demi-Glace

— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) May 2, 2019

Till Kitchen in Colorado Springs is taking their food to the next level.