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Sports world reacts to acquittal

Updated: July 15, 2013, 10:45 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

Athletes throughout the sports world took to Twitter on Saturday night to express their feelings on the verdict reached in the Trayvon Martin case.

Jurors found George Zimmerman not guilty of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of the 17-year-old Martin. The six-member, all-women jury deliberated for more than 15 hours over two days before reaching its decision.

Martin was killed on Feb. 26, 2012, in Sanford, Fla., as he was returning to a gated community, carrying ...

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