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Michael Strahan

Michael Anthony Strahan (/ˈstreɪhæn/; born November 21, 1971) is a former National Football League defensive end who played his entire career for the New York Giants, where he set the record for the most sacks in a single season and won a Super Bowl in his final year. After retiring from the NFL Strahan became a media personality. He is currently a football analyst on Fox NFL Sunday, and he also serves as co-host on the highly rated television morning talk show Live! with Kelly and Michael alongside Kelly Ripa. He starred in and produced the short-lived Fox sitcom Brothers and appeared as host for Pros vs. Joes alongside fellow Fox football analyst Jay Glazer. Strahan is 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m). He is the son of Gene, a boxer with a 1-1 record against future heavyweight Ken Norton, and Louise Strahan, a basketball coach; nephew of retired pro football player Arthur Strahan. He is the youngest of 6 children. Gene was a major in the U.S. Army, and at the age of 9, Strahan moved to an army base in Mannheim, Germany. Although Strahan did not begin to play high school football until his senior year in high school, he did play organized football while attending school in Mannheim, Germany,

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Michael Strahan -- New Job ... Old Smile Returns (PHOTO)

Michael Strahan
New Job ... Old Smile Returns

Michael Strahan's wide grin Tuesday morning on "Good Morning America" said it all -- there's no more bitterness or awkwardness to deal with at the office. Days after he and Kelly Ripa parted ways… READ MORE >

Michael Strahan -- Played Off During Bye-Bye Speech (VIDEO)

Michael Strahan
Played Off During Bye-Bye Speech

Producers weren't taking any chances ... they played Michael Strahan off as he was saying his goodbyes on 'Live' ... just like the Oscars. As Michael and Kelly sipped champagne ... Strahan thanks… READ MORE >

- 72 days ago
Michael Strahan & Kelly Ripa -- And the Best Acting Oscar Goes to ... (VIDEO)

Michael Strahan & Kelly Ripa
And the Best Acting Oscar Goes to ...

They are good ... Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan were all over each other, holding hands, hugging, and even being mutually chivalrous for Michael's last stand. You just gotta watch ... 2 people… READ MORE >

- 72 days ago
Michael Strahan -- Flashbacks on Final Friday ... Kelly Ramps Up the Bitterness

Michael Strahan
Flashbacks on Final Friday Kelly Ramps Up Bitterness

Michael Strahan doesn't want fanfare Friday as he exits 'Live' for 'GMA' ... we've learned the show will be a look back at the last 4 years, minus some hard feelings by his co-host over the last 2… READ MORE >

- 73 days ago
Kelly Ripa & Michael Strahan -- Major Cold Front On 'Live' Set Before His Last Day

Kelly Ripa & Michael Strahan
Major Cold Front On 'Live' Set Before His Last Day

Expect a snowstorm for Michael Strahan's last day on 'Live' -- that's how frigid things are right now with Kelly Ripa, and there's one obvious sign every morning.  Sources connected to… READ MORE >

- 74 days ago
Michael Buble -- Watch Me Punk This TMZ Photog! (VIDEO)

Michael Buble
Watch Me Punk This TMZ Photog!

Michael Buble can add acting chops to his resume ... 'cause the beloved crooner pulled a cruel, cold-blooded and HYSTERICAL prank on one of our photogs! We spotted the singer walking around Bev… READ MORE >

- 80 days ago
Eddie George To Kelly Ripa ... I'll Replace Strahan ... For Cheap!! (VIDEO)

Eddie George To Kelly Ripa
I'll Replace Strahan ... For Cheap!!

Listen up, Kelly Ripa ... your on-air war with Michael Strahan could have a happy ending ... 'cause another NFL star says he's willing to take Strahan's spot in the host chair ... for a… READ MORE >

- 82 days ago
Nicole Murphy -- Good Luck Filling Strahan's Shoes

Nicole Murphy
Good Luck Filling Strahan's Shoes

Nicole Murphy says her ex-fiance Michael Strahan will be a tough act to follow on "Live" ... and the next to fill his chair better be funny.  Murphy, who had a 5-year engagement with Strahan… READ MORE >

- 85 days ago
Michael Strahan -- Blindsided by Ripa Taking Divorce Cheap Shot (VIDEO)

Michael Strahan
Blindsided by Ripa Taking Divorce Cheap Shot

The gloves are off ... and Michael Strahan got that message loud and clear when Kelly Ripa dropped an unscripted jab at him over divorce, TMZ has learned.  Sources connected to production… READ MORE >

- 86 days ago
Michael Strahan -- Leaving 'Live' for Good in Two Weeks

Michael Strahan
Leaving 'Live' for Good in Two Weeks

Michael Strahan's getting the hell outta dodge months earlier than anticipated -- instead of staying at 'Live' through the summer, he'll be gone in just over 2 weeks.  Sources connected to… READ MORE >

- 89 days ago

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