Professional sports teams reacted to the news, releasing statements on the verdict.
For Alex Cora, he didn’t quite have the words after the Boston Red Sox’s 4-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night, noting his emotions were “all over the place.”
“We can talk about it (Wednesday). It was a heavy day for me,” Cora said after the game. “Obviously it was a day that everybody knew something was gonna happen. If you give me a chance, we’ll talk about it tomorrow. It was a heavy day and right now my emotions are all over the place.”
Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer who knelt on Floyd’s neck for over nine minutes, was found guilty on all three counts he faced: second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.