Minnesota NBA, NHL and MLB Teams Postpone Monday Games “Out of Respect” following Police Shooting of Daunte Wright

The Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Wild and Minnesota Timberwolves postponed games scheduled for Monday following the police shooting of Daunte Wright.

The Minnesota Twins said it was “out of respect for the tragic events that occurred yesterday.”
Seriously?

Sportsnet reported:
The Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Wild and Minnesota Timberwolves postponed games scheduled for Monday following the fatal police shooting of a Black man.

Major League Baseball’s Twins and Boston Red Sox were scheduled to begin a four-game series Monday afternoon at Target Field. The Twins said their decision was made in consultation with Major League Baseball and state and local officials “out of respect for the tragic events that occurred yesterday.” There was no word yet about rescheduling or the status of games set for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

The NHL’S Wild were supposed to host the St. Louis Blues on Monday night, a game the team said was postponed “out of respect for the community.” That game was rescheduled for May 12.

The NBA also announced that Monday night’s scheduled game between the Timberwolves and Brooklyn Nets was postponed “in light of the tragic events in the Minneapolis area.”

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