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** FILE ** In this file photo of Thursday, May 20, 2010, the Metropolitan Opera House, center, is seen behind a newly rebuilt fountain at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York. The Metropolitan Opera suffered through an ignoble fiscal year in 2009. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams, file)
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** FILE ** In this file photo of Thursday, May 20, 2010, the Metropolitan Opera House, center, is seen behind a newly rebuilt fountain at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York. The Metropolitan Opera suffered through an ignoble fiscal year in 2009. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams, 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.