Justin Gaethje will be looking to make the best of his first-ever UFC title shot when he battles Tony Ferguson for the interim lightweight championship at UFC 249 on Saturday as a +150 underdog on the UFC odds at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com.

Gaethje stepped in after reigning champion Khabib Nurmagomedov was forced to withdraw due to travel restrictions stemming from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Originally set to take place on April 18, the UFC 249 card was subsequently postponed. However, after getting the nod from Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, Saturday night’s card will now take place with no fans

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The NFL has set protocols for reopening team facilities and has told the 32 teams to have them in place by May 15.

In a memo sent by Commissioner Roger Goodell and obtained Wednesday night by The Associated Press, several phases of the protocols were laid out. The first phase would involve a limited number of non-player personnel, initially 50 per cent of the non-player employees (up to a total of 75) on any single day, being approved to be at the facility. But state or local regulations could require a lower number.

The individual clubs would decide which employees

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Vancouver Whitecaps forward Yordy Reyna has entered 14-day self-quarantine and been fined after breaking physical distancing protocols.

Reyna was captured on video Tuesday taking part in a pickup soccer game in a Vancouver park.

The MLS club said the 26-year-old Peruvian international was doing a personal workout when he came across the game. He knew two of the participants and took part in the game for about five minutes after he was invited to join in.

The game was being filmed by Global-TV as part of a report on local residents not following physical distancing guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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