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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, hits out of a bunker onto the 18th green during the first round of the Honda Classic golf tournament, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. McIlroy ended the day at 7 under par. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, hits out of a bunker onto the 18th green during the first round of the Honda Classic golf tournament, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. McIlroy ended the day at 7 under par. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

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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.