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Sports figures support 2012 candidates

WOODY JOHNSON, Owner of the Jets Johnson donated

WOODY JOHNSON, Owner of the Jets
Johnson donated $2,500 to Mitt Romney, $5,000 to Romney's political action committee and donations to several Republican Senate candidates.
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Players, coaches and owners are choosing their teams in the 2012 elections by donating money to the candidates.

Numbers compiled by The Associated Press

DANNY AINGE, Boston Celtics president Donated $2,500 to
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DANNY AINGE, Boston Celtics president
Donated $2,500 to GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

JOHN BECK, Washington Redskins The quarterback donated $400
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JOHN BECK, Washington Redskins
The quarterback donated $400 to Mitt Romney.

MIKE D'ANTONI, Knicks head coach D'Antoni donated $5,000
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MIKE D'ANTONI, Knicks head coach
D'Antoni donated $5,000 to President Barack Obama.

BARON DAVIS, New York Knicks Davis donated $7,500
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BARON DAVIS, New York Knicks
Davis donated $7,500 to the "Obama Victory Fund."

LARRY DREW, Atlanta Hawks head coach Donated $500
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LARRY DREW, Atlanta Hawks head coach
Donated $500 to President Obama.

JEFF FAINE, Tampa Bay Buccaneers The Buccaneers center
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JEFF FAINE, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
The Buccaneers center donated $1,000 to Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.).

JEREMY GUTHRIE, Baltimore Orioles Donated $2,500 to Mitt
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JEREMY GUTHRIE, Baltimore Orioles
Donated $2,500 to Mitt Romney.

WOODY JOHNSON, Owner of the Jets Johnson donated
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WOODY JOHNSON, Owner of the Jets
Johnson donated $2,500 to Mitt Romney, $5,000 to Romney's political action committee and donations to several Republican Senate candidates.

JERRY JONES, Owner of the Dallas Cowboys Jones
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JERRY JONES, Owner of the Dallas Cowboys
Jones donated to $2,500 to GOP presidential candidate Texas Gov. Rick Perry, $2,500 to Mitt Romney and $2,500 to GOP Texas Senate candidate David Dewhurst.

TED LEONSIS, Washington Wizards & Washington Capitals owner
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TED LEONSIS, Washington Wizards & Washington Capitals owner
Leonsis donated $35,800 to the "Obama Victory Fund," $2,000 to Rep. Niki Tsongas (D-Mass.) and $2,000 to Rep. John Sarbanes (D-Md.)

Daniel Snyder, owner of the Washington Redskins, donated
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Daniel Snyder, owner of the Washington Redskins, donated $2,500 to Mitt Romney and $10,000 to the National Republican Congressional Committee.

DAVID STERN, NBA Commissioner Stern donated $2,500 to
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DAVID STERN, NBA Commissioner
Stern donated $2,500 to Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), $5,000 to Rep. Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.), $30,800 to the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and $4,800 to Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.)

KELLEN WINSLOW, Tampa Bay Buccaneers The tight end
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KELLEN WINSLOW, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
The tight end donated $1,500 to the "Obama Victory Fund."

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