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Magician and Miss USA judge Penn Jillette wrote on Twitter that Miss Tennessee Ashley Durham "negated the whole First Amendment" while answering a question about burning Qurans and that he was "glad to help her lose" the competition. Miss Durham placed second to Miss California Alyssa Campanella.

Magician and Miss USA judge Penn Jillette wrote on Twitter that Miss Tennessee Ashley Durham "negated the whole First Amendment" while answering a question about burning Qurans and that he was "glad to help her lose" the competition. Miss Durham placed second to Miss California Alyssa Campanella.

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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.