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Walt Frazier goes back to future

Knicks guard Walt Frazier. (Sept. 15, 1970)

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Walt Frazier is 68 now, a half-century removed from a childhood in segregated Atlanta and from most of the people who shaped him there.

But the years fall away quickly in an episode of MSG’s “Beginnings’’ that premieres Tuesday and follows Clyde to his old neighborhood, and a time before anyone called him “Clyde.’’

While there he visits the restaurant where he worked as a teenager –...

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Tina Cervasio will be on the run, from Marathon to Knicks

Former New York Jets wide receiver Wayne Chrebet,

(Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin)

Tina Cervasio ran the New York City Marathon in 2008 and ’09 and had no immediate plans for another - until the aftermath of the bombings at the Boston Marathon in April.

They came 4:09 into the race, right around when some of her friends were finishing, and just ahead of her pace.

“I was watching that thinking, ‘Gosh, I could have been rolling into Boylston [Street] around that time,’’’...

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MSG marks anniversary of goalie mask; Monty Hall was there!

Henrik Lundqvist looks on during a game against

(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

MSG will mark Friday's 54th anniversary of the debut of the goaltender mask in the NHL - and the mask-friendly Halloween holiday - with a daylong celebration Thursday, culminating after the Sabres-Rangers game with a showing of the 2009 NHL Network documentary "50 Years Behind the Mask."

The celebration starts at noon with programming about past and present goalies, interspersed...

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