The Minnesota National Hockey League (NHL), Major League Baseball and the NBA’s state teams all decided to postpone their respective games on Monday due to race tensions the day after the black man was murdered by the police.
According to local media who spoke to the victim’s mother, Wright was arrested because the air freshener blocked the window. Then, the young father would call his mother and inform her of the situation.
Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Cannon told the media on Monday: “As far as I know, the policewoman’s intention was to use her electric pistol, but she fired a bullet at Mr. Wright.” From my inference, because The painful reaction of the policewoman was an accidental discharge, which led to the tragic death of Mr. Wright. “
After discussions with the competent authorities of their respective leagues, the three sports teams competing in the region each issued a press release to show that this is the safest option, and don’t forget to express condolences to the Wrights.
The Wilds will face the St. Louis Blues at the Xcel Energy Center, and the Twins will host the Boston Red Sox on the target field to start a four-game series. The Timberwolves waited for the Brooklyn Nets in the target center.
Dave St. Peter, President of Twins, said: “We concluded that the best thing to do is not to play.”
The NHL has announced that it will postpone the ice hockey game until May 12. According to ESPN, basketball games can be resumed on Tuesday. For its part, Major League Baseball has yet to express any information about the twins and the Red Sox.
The Minneapolis area has become the focus of attention because the trial of the police took place in the last few days. The policeman knelt on the neck of George Floyd, who died of suffocation in May last year. .