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FILE - In this May 16, 2014 file photo, Paul Simon, right, and his wife, Edie Brickell, make a brief appearance in Superior Court in Norwalk, Conn., for a disorderly conduct case about an April 26 argument inside a cottage on their New Canaan property. The couple had been scheduled to return to court Tuesday, June 17, 2014, but prosecutors declined to pursue the case. The charges will be dropped and eventually erased after 13 months. (AP Photo/New York Post, Douglas Healey, Pool, File)

FILE - In this May 16, 2014 file photo, Paul Simon, right, and his wife, Edie Brickell, make a brief appearance in Superior Court in Norwalk, Conn., for a disorderly conduct case about an April 26 argument inside a cottage on their New Canaan property. The couple had been scheduled to return to court Tuesday, June 17, 2014, but prosecutors declined to pursue the case. The charges will be dropped and eventually erased after 13 months. (AP Photo/New York Post, Douglas Healey, Pool, File)

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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.