Skip to content

ASSOCIATED PRESS
Percy Abrams, executive director of the Iroquois Nationals lacrosse team board of directors, shows his Iroquois Confederacy passport Wednesday in New York. The British government refused to let the lacrosse team travel to Britain using Iroquois Confederacy passports.

ASSOCIATED PRESS Percy Abrams, executive director of the Iroquois Nationals lacrosse team board of directors, shows his Iroquois Confederacy passport Wednesday in New York. The British government refused to let the lacrosse team travel to Britain using Iroquois Confederacy passports.

Featured Photo Galleries

1903-Springfield

Best combat rifles of all time

A combat rifle is a military service rifle that fires a full-power rifle cartridge, a mainstay of every modern army in the world. See the best combat rifles ever made.

Cavaliers Nets Basketball.JPEG-02e31.jpg

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.