Jarren Duran to miss the Red Sox series in Toronto — Boston Herald

The Red Sox will be without their fastest outfielder when they visit the Rogers Centre in Toronto for the start of a three-game series against the Blue Jays on June 27. Jarren Duran is unvaccinated against the coronavirus and would not be allowed inside the Dominion of Canada. “He is not vaccinated and he’s not…

Jarren Duran to miss the Red Sox series in Toronto — Boston Herald

Heat’s Erik Spoelstra sidelined in Toronto by COVID protocols; Chris Quinn again coaches — The Denver Post

Last week, when asked whether he would bypass taking some of his players to Toronto for Sunday night’ s game against the Raptors due to the requirement to test for COVID when crossing the border, Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra summarily dismissed the notion. As a requirement for re-entry into the United States, the Heat were subjected Sunday to a round of testing.

Heat’s Erik Spoelstra sidelined in Toronto by COVID protocols; Chris Quinn again coaches — The Denver Post

Trevor Story’s deal with Red Sox nearly fell apart over COVID-19 vaccination status, per report — The Denver Post

The completion of Trevor Story’s deal to join the Red Sox apparently hit a snag this week and was nearly in jeopardy of falling apart due to his COVID-19 vaccination status. According to a report from ESPN’s Jeff Passan on Thursday, there were concerns that the agreement with Story – a six-year, $140 million contract…

Trevor Story’s deal with Red Sox nearly fell apart over COVID-19 vaccination status, per report — The Denver Post

Kevin Durant says Mayor Adams is seeking attention by not lifting NYC private-sector COVID-19 vaccine mandate — Boston Herald

Nets star Kevin Durant was not quiet about his thoughts on New York City’s private-sector coronavirus vaccine mandate. “I don’t get it,” Durant said after scoring 53 points without Kyrie Irving, en route to the Nets’ 110-107 win over the Knicks on Sunday. 719 more words

Kevin Durant says Mayor Adams is seeking attention by not lifting NYC private-sector COVID-19 vaccine mandate — Boston Herald

New York’s mayor’s plan to lift vaccine mandate will not let Kyrie Irving play home games, yet — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

“I want Kyrie on the court… [but] it would send the wrong message just to have an exception for one player.”

New York’s mayor’s plan to lift vaccine mandate will not let Kyrie Irving play home games, yet — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

New York mayor plans to lift vaccine mandate in coming weeks, allowing Kyrie Irving to play Nets home games — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

New York mayor Eric Adams called his city’s coronavirus-vaccine mandate – which barred unvaccinated Kyrie Irving from playing Nets home games – “unfair.”

New York mayor plans to lift vaccine mandate in coming weeks, allowing Kyrie Irving to play Nets home games — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

TD Garden drops proof of vaccination mandate, still holds onto masks — Boston Herald

Bruins and Celtics fans can now enter TD Garden without showing proof of vaccination at the door, as the venue dropped its mandate three days after Mayor Michelle Wu rescinded the city-wide vaccination ordinance. “I’m so happy just to have it normal,” said Kirsten Toomey, a fan from Brookline who attended Monday’s matinee game between…

TD Garden drops proof of vaccination mandate, still holds onto masks — Boston Herald

Gonzaga suspends former NBA star Stockton’s season tickets over mask rule — Marin Independent Journal

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gonzaga has suspended John Stockton’s basketball season tickets after the Hall of Fame point guard refused to comply with the university’s mask mandate. Stockton, one of Gonzaga’s most prominent alums, confirmed the move in a Saturday interview with The Spokesman-Review. “Basically, it came down to, they were asking me to wear…

Gonzaga suspends former NBA star Stockton’s season tickets over mask rule — Marin Independent Journal

NBA won’t let Nets play unvaccinated Kyrie Irving at home, accept fines — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

The Nets could theoretically allow unvaccinated Kyrie Irving to play Brooklyn home games in defiance of New York City’s mandate.

NBA won’t let Nets play unvaccinated Kyrie Irving at home, accept fines — ProBasketballTalk | NBC Sports

Dallas Mavericks Coach Jason Kidd Enters NBA COVID Protocols — CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

Former player and current Dallas Mavericks Coach Jason Kidd will not be with the team as they face-off against the Rockets Friday night.

Dallas Mavericks Coach Jason Kidd Enters NBA COVID Protocols — CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

Clippers’ Xavier Moon is latest in COVID-19 protocols — Orange County Register

Two days after signing a second 10-day deal, Moon is the second of the Clippers’ hardship signings to enter protocols and the ninth Clippers player to do so.

Clippers’ Xavier Moon is latest in COVID-19 protocols — Orange County Register

Warriors’ game against Nuggets postponed over COVID issues — Red Bluff Daily News

With a COVID outbreak tearing through their Thursday night opponent, the Golden State Warriors had their first game of the season postponed by pandemic complications as the Denver Nuggets’ available players dwindled below the minimum required by the NBA. The Warriors-Nuggets game scheduled for Thursday night was called off with no immediately scheduled makeup date,…

Warriors’ game against Nuggets postponed over COVID issues — Red Bluff Daily News