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JOAKIM NOAH On February 25, 1985: Basketball player Joakim Noah was born in New York City. Noah played basketball for the University of Florida, where he won back-to-back championships in 2006 and 2007. Today, he plays center...

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NYSE’S VERY FIRST HQ On January 4, 1865: The New York Stock Exchange opened its first permanent HQ at 10-12 Broad Street. The New York Stock Exchange is the largest stock exchange in the world, and...

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THE YANKEES GO TO THE BOSS On January 3, 1973: George Steinbrenner led a group of investors in buying the New York Yankees from CBS for $12 million. One of sports’ most controversial figures, Steinbrenner was...

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Felipe Lopez

August 21, 2016 | 0 Comments Native Icon: Felipe Lopez

Coming over from the Dominican Republic at the age of 14, Felipe Lopez quickly created a buzz around New York City with his exciting brand of basketball — one that earned him the title “Spanish...

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Karl-Anthony Towns Jr. has become a household name for basketball fans across the nation. The 2014 Gatorade Male Athlete of the Year and University of Kentucky standout shares his motivations for becoming not just another elite...

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