Derek Chauvin Verdict Prompts Statements From Pro Sports Leagues

Chauvin was found guilty on three charges Tuesday


The Derek Chauvin trial has sent shockwaves across the United States including professional sports.

The former Minneapolis police officer was convicted Tuesday on three separate charges: second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.

Pro sports leagues throughout the country quickly reacted to the breaking news. Here is a look at each league’s statement:

Sentencing will take place in eight weeks.

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