The Latest: Falcons’ Oluokun goes on reserve/COVID-19 list

first_img August 2, 2020 The Latest: Falcons’ Oluokun goes on reserve/COVID-19 list Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Atlanta Falcons outside linebacker Foye Oluokun has become the sixth player to go on the team’s reserve/COVID-19 list since the start of training camp. Olukum started two games last season, totaling a career-high 56 tackles. He is slated to become a full-time starter this season in a linebacking group that also includes Deion Jones and newcomer Dante Fowler Jr. Defensive tackle Tyeler Davison, quarterback Danny Etling, fullback Keith Smith, safety Jamal Carter and rookie safety Jaylinn Hawkins are also on Atlanta’s reserve/COVID-19 list.___The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed fifth-year defensive end Adam Gotsis days after two linemen opted out of the season because of the coronavirus pandemic.Veterans Al Woods and Lerentee McCray decided not to play in 2020, creating a need for depth along Jacksonville’s defensive front.center_img Associated Press Gotsis spent the last four years in Denver, where he notched 109 tackles, 13 passes defensed, five sacks and two forced fumbles. He was a second-round draft pick in 2016. He played in nine games in 2019, finishing with 16 tackles. He missed the final three games because of a knee injury.Also Sunday, the Jaguars activated rookie defensive tackle DaVon Hamilton, tight end Charles Jones and starting right tackle Jawaan Taylor from the COVID-19 list.___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sportslast_img read more

Medikal to rock Accra tonight as Legon Cities play Bechem; entry free for ‘all ladies, PWDs’

first_imgDespite just two wins so far this season, Legon Cities have certainly captured the attention of football fans in the country with their exploits off the field.Having already had ‘Dancehall King’  Shatta Wale thrill fans at the Accra Sports Stadium in their match against Asante Kotoko a fortnight ago and rapper, Kwesi Arthur last week against Ashgold, Legon Cities aren’t letting up one bit.With the club forced to use the Accra Sports Stadium as their new home ground for the new season, Legon Cities are taking full advantage of the increased seating space.Shatta Wale thrilled fans at the Accra Sports Stadium. Photo: Yaw Antwi OwusuFor their third home game of the season the side, which until the start of the current season, used to be Wa All Stars, has booked another major act to perform for fans mid-game.The match against Bechem Utd will be played tonight at 6pm under the floodlights at the Accra Sports Stadium.According to the home side, entry will be free for “all the ladies” and persons with disabilities.Given the massive success of Shatta Wale’s performance and the massive excitement generated by the Kwesi Arthur, it appears that Legon Cities have found a gold mine that they won’t be dropping any time soon.Popular Stand tickets for the match are selling for GH₵10, Center Line tickets for GH₵15 with Upper and Lower VIP tickets being sold at GH₵25. VIP tickets for the game will cost GH₵30.last_img read more