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In this Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 file photo, singer John Legend poses for photos after an interview, in Los Angeles. University of Pennsylvania officials announced Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, that Legend has been tapped to give the commencement address at his alma mater in Philadelphia. Legend was known as John Stephens when he attended the Ivy League school. He graduated in 1999 with a bachelor’s degree in English. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

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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.