New York City has a habit of making or breaking someone. The riveting nightlife scene is often too much to bear, swallowing up successful people left and right. Athletes on the NYC Scene are often examined under a magnifying glass, and sometimes struggle to deal with the added pressure. Although it is challenging for many to acclimate to being a star in New York, others thrive in the Big Apple. Let's take a look at some professional athletes who have made noise while splashing onto the NYC Scene.

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