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Photo by: Ross Franklin
Retired Air Force Col. George "Bud" Day (left) laughs with Sen. John McCain, Arizona Republican, at a veterans town hall meeting and endorsement news conference at the Luke-Greenway American Legion Post No. 1 in Phoenix on Feb. 18, 2010. Col. Day, a Medal of Honor recipient who spent 5½ years as a POW in Vietnam, where he was Mr. McCain's cellmate, died on Saturday, July 27, 2013, after a long illness. He was 88. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

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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.