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Sport Mike Greenberg delivers heartfelt speech in tribute to Mike Golic's ESPN Radio career

23:56  29 july  2020
23:56  29 july  2020 Source:   ftw.usatoday.com

Tributes are already pouring in for Mike Golic during his final week on ESPN Radio

  Tributes are already pouring in for Mike Golic during his final week on ESPN Radio The countdown to the final Golic and Wingo has begun, with the final ESPN Radio morning show set to air on Friday. And that means it'll be the last time we hear Mike Golic on the Worldwide Leader radio airwaves, ending a decades-long run (although you can still see Golic appearing on ESPN after that when he goes back to working as a college football analyst). The Golic and Wingo account has started up a #ThankYouGolic hashtag that the show and so many fans are using to pay tribute and share some classic Golic moments all week. Here’s a roundup: Like a fine wine @espngolic has gotten better over time. #ThankYouGolic pic.twitter.

The tributes continue to pour in to Mike Golic, who’s in his final week on ESPN Radio after spending over two decades on the air (again, I’ll remind you: he’ll still be with ESPN as a college football analyst).

Mike Greenberg, Mike Golic are posing for a picture © Provided by For The Win

His former partner on Mike and Mike, Mike Greenberg, used a couple of minutes on his show, Get Up!, to deliver his own tribute and it was terrific.

Greenberg split it into two parts, starting with Golic the father.

“In the earliest days of our partnership,” he said, I saw up close and personal what it looks like when you really put your family first. Every parent I know says their kids are their first priority, but not all of them live that way. Mike does. He lived that way every single day.”

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Greenberg went on to say that made him a better father.

Then, he spoke about how Golic broke though as a broadcaster by first being an athlete.

“As a result, he didn’t just open a door for others, he built one,” he said. “There was no door before he came along. So Mike Golic changed the game for the hundreds of athletes who have followed in his footsteps, as well as the millions of sports fans who have enjoyed his company all these years.”

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