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Photo by: Abdeljalil Bounhar
U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns listens to a question from a journalist at a press conference following the meeting of the "Friends of the Syrian People" in Marrakech, Morocco, on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. Delegates from more than 100 countries gathered to pledge their support to the Syrian people as the new opposition coalition called for more concrete aid in their struggle against President Bashar Assad’s regime. The Arabic at back left reads "Syrian." (AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar)

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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.