Michael Strahan will join Kelly Ripa as co-host of "Live!" next month, according to a report published Friday in Broadcasting & Cable. A former defensive end for the New York Giants, Strahan has guest-hosted "Live!" numerous times and was widely considered one of the leading contenders to fill the void left by Regis Philbin, who retired last November after 28 years on the show. Full story: Michael Strahan reportedly named 'Live!' co-host | Video: Michael Strahan — Highlights from his guest hosting on 'Live'
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