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Nationals win NL East division title

Just after 9:45 p.m. Monday night, the Atlanta Braves lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates. And the result 250 miles to the northwest of Washington let loose a celebration eight years in the making inside the District. The Washington Nationals clinched the National League East championship, and they danced in the dugout as their loss went final.

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LeBron James' 'I can't breathe' T-shirt the latest display of politics on the playing field

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James on Monday night during pregame warmups wore an “I can’t breathe” T-shirt, referring to Eric Garner, who died after a New York police officer placed him in a chokehold during an arrest for selling loose cigarettes. The shirt, one of several featuring the slogan that have been seen around the league in recent days after a grand jury declined to indict the officer last week, is just one in a long history of political statements made by athletes on the playing field. Here are some others.