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Former lobbyist Jack Abramoff talks Feb. 6, 2012, with consumer-rights organization Public Citizen in D.C. about his lobbying experience and his hope for change in the lobbying system. Abramoff, who spent 3½ years in a federal penitentiary for bribery of public officials and other crimes before his 2012 release, owes some $44 million in reparations. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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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.