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** FILE ** In this Oct. 17, 2009, file photo, Penn State coach Joe Paterno smiles as he walks the field before an NCAA college football game against Minnesota in State College, Pa. The family of the late coach will be joined by former players and others connected to Penn State in a lawsuit that seeks to overturn the NCAA’s strict sanctions against the football program for the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, 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.