Minnesota's Pro Sports Teams All Paid Tribute To Prince After News Of His Death

R.I.P.

Today the world lost another legend: Prince has been reported dead at 57, just a week after he had an apparent medical emergency that forced his private jet to make an immediate unscheduled landing in Illinois. The impact he had on music can't be understated, but perhaps even more indicative of his talent is the influence he commanded far beyond the medium.

Actors, directors, writers, painters, and artists of all trades have proved Prince's wide-reaching inspiration by pouring out their tributes to him online, and even the sports world is taking part. As the musician was a native of Minnesota, the state's major pro teams have led the charge in paying respect:

Minnesota Timberwolves via Twitter
Minnesota Timberwolves via Twitter
Minnesota Twins via Twitter
Minnesota Twins via Twitter
Minnesota Vikings via Twitter
Minnesota Vikings via Twitter
Minnesota Wild via Twitter
Minnesota Wild via Twitter