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HIT HIM WITH YA BEST SHOT

On January 28, 1974: Muhammad Ali beat Joe Frazier at Madison Square Garden. Ali won a unanimous 12-round decision over Frazier. You can watch the entire fight below:

OFF TO THE RACES

On January 28, 1914: The Millrose Games, the annual indoor track and field competition, was held at Madison Square Garden for the first time. The Games were held at MSG until 2011, making it the oldest continuous sporting event held there.

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BORN ON THIS DAY: ALAN ALDA

On January 28, 1936: Actor Alan Alda was born Alphonso Joseph D’Abruzzo in New York City.

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