ESPN's Mike Greenberg clears the air on 'Mike & Mike' breakup

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On May 7, , the show moved from its longtime radio studio home to the television studio used for Sunday NFL Countdown and Baseball Tonight , and began broadcasting in high-definition in as well.

ET before being discontinued in October The radio version of "best-of" returned in February in the 5am timeslot. In addition, there was a "best-of" podcast distributed every weekday as well.

On March 6, , the duo celebrated 15 years of doing the show together. On May 16, , and after reports of acrimony between the hosts, it was announced that the show will be replaced by a new morning drive show hosted by Golic and Trey Wingo , with Greenberg moving to the main ESPN channel, where he hosts a morning show called Get Up!

The show centered on an Odd Couple relationship between its hosts, and how it related to their views on sports. The show's motto for all commercials on radio and television was: Mike Greenberg was portrayed as a stereotypical nerd and with a man- crush on whoever the starting quarterback is for his favorite team the New York Jets , for whom he is openly partisan.

Even if either Greenberg and Golic or both were absent from the show, the show still used the Mike and Mike title. On those days, guest hosts filled in, and the show followed the same format. Their last Monday Night Football assignment was in Starting on December 17, , Greenberg also hosted the game show Duel. Musical group Lifehouse performed live. The Roast made national news when it was reported that an apparently intoxicated Jacobson cursed the University of Notre Dame and Jesus Christ.

Jacobson was suspended from ESPN for one week. Upon returning from her suspension, she apologized on air for her behavior and comments. Largely as a result of the incident, no video or transcript of the roast was ever released. Prior to Greenberg's arrival, the show was co-hosted by Golic and Tony Bruno. In , the show began simulcasting its entire four hours on ESPNews.

Ratings for the duo were extraordinarily high, especially for being on the "minor league" of the ESPN networks only offered in a few markets on anything other than digital cable or satellite packages.

To capitalize on the large viewership potential the simulcast was moved to the more established ESPN2 in After the event's coverage is over, the simulcast is moved back to ESPN2, if possible. The change was made while the hosts did a week of shows in San Francisco for Super Bowl The new set features an informal interview area with lounge chairs, and a telestrator screen.

The collection of bobbleheads that once graced the anchor desk was later displayed in cases behind the set. The cartoons are built around conversations and arguments of the two from the show. The cartoons have won an Emmy award. Greenberg held the belief that if a person wishes to enter multiple pools, they should do so using the same picks for each entry.

Conversely, Golic had no problem with choosing different winners for each entry he submits, because, as he said, "I want to win the pool and win the caaash!

In , Lowe's sponsored the Brackets of Integrity Sweepstakes , an online tournament pool that allowed listeners of Mike and Mike in the Morning to play against Greenberg and Golic using bracket sheets of their own. My line has been it's not my story to tell," Golic said. I'm not going into that. But Greenie and I are fine now. While Golic says they're fine, he said the two weren't really friends off the air, even noting that Greenberg once said he thought it was best if the two didn't hang out outside work.

On the new morning show he'll be joined by Michelle Beadle and Jalen Rose. While Greenberg's show is still a few months away, Golic's new radio show alongside Trey Wingo begins Nov. Golic told the Coloradoan he was in Colorado for a stem cell procedure, the Fort Collins newspaper reported his show with Wingo will be more like a "radio show on TV morning show with fun bits, entertainment and sports.

Only time will tell if ESPN's gamble was worth the risk. The Daily News Flash Newsletter. You are now following this newsletter.

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