As the co-host of one of the nation's most popular sports radio shows, Mike Golic can formulate an opinion on just about everything. The former NFL lineman has been working with Mike Greenberg on ESPN's Mike & Mike for almost 15 years. Golic wrestled and played football in college at Notre Dame.
While centering on the main sports news of the day, Golic will find places to insert wrestling notes when relevant. He was recently in Waverly, Iowa for the 15th annual Dan Gable Celebrity Golf Tournament in conjunction with the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and the Glen Brand Iowa Hall of Fame Weekend as the featured celebrity.
Older brother Bob was an All-American at heavyweight at Notre Dame.
Golic answers a number of topics about wrestling, his involvement in the sport and how much it might take for the fanbase to expand.
Topics discussed on Episode 66 of Short Time include:
- He discusses wrestling and football while in college and what could happen if college wrestling goes to a one-semester sport.
- Golic's interest in being part of the broadcast team for ESPN's production of the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships.
- How involved he would be if Notre Dame were in a position to reinstate wrestling.
- What it was like jumping on to the wrestling mat after competing earlier in the year on the football field, being in shape for football compared to wrestling and how he struggled to find workout partners.
- Commenting on the Twitter rants of some wrestling fans about NBA superstar LeBron James and his cramps during the NBA finals.
- What the common fan is going to need to do in order to not just watch wrestling but to understand wrestling.
- He also fields the question about who is favorite wrestler was growing up and who he likes to watch now.
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