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Former anchor Bill Mazer dies at 92

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Longtime sports anchor Bill Mazer has died. He was 92.

He will best be remembered for his days on "The Ten O'Clock News" on Channel 5 and as the longtime host of "Sports Extra."

He was called "Amazin," and that he was. Mazer's total recall of sports facts and figures was uncanny. And his stories of the people and events he had covered throughout the years were even better.

Mazer was born in Kiev but grew up in Brooklyn. He served in World War II and was married to his beautiful wife, Dora, for 50 years.

His broadcasting career began on the radio in the 1940s. He was also the author of many sports trivia books.

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