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Charlie Ward

Charlie Ward (Pro Basketball.  Born, Tallahassee, FL, Oct. 12, 1970.)  After leading Florida State’s football team to the national championship in Jan. 1994, Charlie Ward, Jr., won the Heisman, Maxwell, and Davey O’Brien trophies as the nation’s best football player, as well as the Sullivan Award as the outstanding amateur athlete in America.  He was […]

Ernie Grunfeld

Ernie Grunfeld (Pro basketball.  Born, Satu-Mare, Romania, Apr. 24, 1955.)  On Feb. 23, 1996, Ernie Grunfeld was named president of the Knickerbockers, adding to the title of vice president and general manager he had received July 21, 1993.  He was abruptly dismissed from these positions on April 21, 1999.  In between, Grunfeld had fundamentally changed […]

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