BOSTON (CBS) – On Tuesday afternoon, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of all three counts related to the murder of George Floyd.
Floyd’s murder sparked protests across the country last year, including major movements in the professional sports world.
On Tuesday, as the country responded to the guilty rulings in Minneapolis, professional American sports federations responded as well.
REPORTING FROM NFL
“Today’s results in the Derek Chauvin trial in Minneapolis are not fatal. Mr. George Floyd should be here with us today. Our hearts remain on the Floyd family, and we understand the pain, anger and frustration won’t go away even when justice is delivered.
“The important thing, even when we have identified the reason for hope, must continue to help move our society towards a more equal and just tomorrow. We are proud to partner with NFL players and clubs and are committed to doing the vital work needed to make positive change in our society. “
JOINT VENTURE REPORT FROM NBPA MICHELE ROBERTS EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND CHIEF DIRECTOR OF NBA ADAM SILVER
“George Floyd’s murder is a highlight of the way we see race and justice in our country, and we’re happy that justice seems to have been done. But we also realized that much more remains to be done and that the National Basketball Association and the National Basketball Players Association, together with our newly formed Social Justice Alliance, will double our efforts We are advocating for meaningful change in the areas of justice and justice.
NATIONAL HOCKEY DISCLAIMER REPORT
“While we hope the end of the trial offers healing opportunities, we remain committed to actively participating in the equality movement, and we invite fans to join us for support. change system.”
REPORT FROM MLBPA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TONY CLARK
“Following today’s ruling in Minnesota, the Gamers Association will continue its work as a resource and advocacy for all of our members who have been affected by the events. Recent tragic events, including those who want to express themselves openly or privately on social justice issues. We will also continue to work with Major League Baseball and the local government to ensure the safety of the players, their families and the communities we call home. We all remain committed to hard work and to advance the cause of civil rights protection and fairness under the law. “