About 22 years of Mike Golic on the airwaves has reached a conclusion.
The previous NFL player who turned radio star closed down for the final time Friday following a two-decade run on the airwaves, first next to Mike Greenberg and later adjacent to Trey Wingo.
The Golic family, which had a major impact on the program during the show’s run, flanked the senior Golic during the end segment of his final show. Mike Jr. delivered an emotional soliloquy, paying tribute to his dad.
Before “Mike & Mike” in the morning, Golic hosted an ESPN morning show close by Tony Bruno in 1998. Golic would have the show until getting together with Greenberg in 2000. The show ran until Greenberg’s departure in 2017. The split between the two was public and unpleasant, however the two have accommodated in recent years.
“Mike & Mike” got one of the first nationally disclosed sports shows to arrive at standard appeal, and was proclaimed for the chemistry between the two Mikes and Golic’s energy in the mornings. The two were eventually run drafted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame in 2016.
Individuals from the sports sphere connected with Golic and wished him well in his future undertakings.