In the middle of the ‘80’s, Mike Golic was drafted into the NFL while Mike Greenberg was graduating high school. On Tuesday, July 7, ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike in the Morning (6-10 a.m. ET M-F, simulcast on ESPN2) will celebrate that decade with a special “80’s Day” broadcast.
“80”s Day” will feature:
‘80’s-related topics (Miracle on Ice, ’86 World Series Game 6, Celtics-Lakers, Giants-49ers, Everett-Navratilova, sports movies, and “Hello To” USA Today, sports talk radio and NFL instant replay)
Tri-hourly updates will look back at plays of the decade
‘80’s-style graphics on ESPN2 simulcast
‘80’s-related poll questions on ESPNRadio.com (voting taking place now)
‘80’s biggest scandals
‘80’s biggest flops
Guests will include former athletes including Larry Bird, Bears QB Jim “Super Bowl Shuffle” McMahon, Dodgers OF Kirk Gibson, 49ers Hall-of-Fame WR Jerry Rice, Mike “Do you believe in miracles?” Eruzione, and Bret Michaels from the band Poison.
Fans can vote on the “Best Moments of the 80’s” by choosing from Mike & Mike’s favorite sports, music and fashion moments on ESPNRadio.com. through July 5.
Greeny’s 80’s Memories
Favorite Song: Super Bowl Shuffle
Favorite Movie: Arthur
Favorite TV Show: Cheers
Worst Memory: The A.J. Duhe game (returned his third interception 35 yards for a TD to clinch Miami’s 14-0 AFC championship win over Greeny’s Jets).
Golic’s 80’s Memories
Favorite Sports Moments: Miracle on Ice, Gibson Homer, Mary Lou Retton
Favorite Songs: Back in Black (AC/DC); anything by Springsteen; Pour Some Sugar on Me (Def Leppard)
Favorite Movies: Stripes, Caddyshack, Raiders of the Lost Arc