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CRAIG bisacre/Special to the washington times Walter Novak, 68, from Marylad’s Eastern Shore has his grandson Dominic Jr., 9, write RGIII on his forehead with sharpie in preparation for the Redskins NFC wild card game against the Seattle Seahawks, outside of FedEx Field on Sunday. Mr. Novak became a Redskins fan when he was 6 years old at Griffith Stadium and has been passing down his fanhood to his son and now his grandson.

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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.