Skip to content

In this citizen journalism image provide by the Local Coordination Committees in Syria, a young Syrian girl holds an Arabic placard read:"I am breathing freedom," during a demostration against the Syrian regime, in Homs, Syria, on Tuesday Jan. 24, 2012. With Arab pressure mounting to end 10 months of bloodshed, the Syrian regime vowed Tuesday to solve its own problems even if "half the universe" is conspiring against it. (AP Photo/Local Coordination Committees in Syria)

In this citizen journalism image provide by the Local Coordination Committees in Syria, a young Syrian girl holds an Arabic placard read:"I am breathing freedom," during a demostration against the Syrian regime, in Homs, Syria, on Tuesday Jan. 24, 2012. With Arab pressure mounting to end 10 months of bloodshed, the Syrian regime vowed Tuesday to solve its own problems even if "half the universe" is conspiring against it. (AP Photo/Local Coordination Committees in Syria)

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.