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FILE - In a Jan. 7, 2010 file photo Texas quarterback Garrett Gilbert hands the ball off to running back Tre' Newton (23) during the second quarter of the BCS Championship NCAA college football game against Alabama in Pasadena, Calif.  Tre' Newton led the Longhorns in 2009 with 552 rushing yards (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong/file)
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FILE - In a Jan. 7, 2010 file photo Texas quarterback Garrett Gilbert hands the ball off to running back Tre' Newton (23) during the second quarter of the BCS Championship NCAA college football game against Alabama in Pasadena, Calif. Tre' Newton led the Longhorns in 2009 with 552 rushing yards (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong/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.