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Longtime sportscaster Bill Mazer dies

Updated: October 23, 2013, 7:31 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Bill Mazer, the sports-talk radio pioneer who also was a fixture in New York television during a 60-year career, died Wednesday. He was 92.

Mazer's son, actor Arnie Mazer, said his father died at Danbury Hospital in Connecticut.

Mazer came to New York in 1964 at WNBC-AM after 16 years in radio and TV in Buffalo, and had a long run as WNEW-TV's sports anchor. He also worked at WOR-AM, on CBS television's NHL and NFL coverage, on ABC and NBC TV game broadcasts and in radio ...

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