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 Expectations have been high for linebacker Ray Lewis and the Ravens since Baltimore routed archrival Pittsburgh 35-7 in Week 1. Lewis is one win from playing in its second Super Bowl. He was MVP of Super Bowl XXXV. (Associated Press)

Expectations have been high for linebacker Ray Lewis and the Ravens since Baltimore routed archrival Pittsburgh 35-7 in Week 1. Lewis is one win from playing in its second Super Bowl. He was MVP of Super Bowl XXXV. (Associated Press)

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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.