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This screen shot taken from the microblogging site Twitter.com early Sunday morning Aug. 1, 2010 shows the Twitter page that greeted users announcing Twitter being down for planned maintenance. According to Twitter the maintenance is scheduled between 2 a.m. 7 a.m. EDT Sunday. As such in that time some users will not be able to access Twitter. (AP photo)

This screen shot taken from the microblogging site Twitter.com early Sunday morning Aug. 1, 2010 shows the Twitter page that greeted users announcing Twitter being down for planned maintenance. According to Twitter the maintenance is scheduled between 2 a.m. 7 a.m. EDT Sunday. As such in that time some users will not be able to access Twitter. (AP photo)

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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.