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Mike Francesa reportedly briefly chokes on the air

A cough drop allegedly almost shut Mike off.

During Monday’s show, WFAN host Mike Francesa appeared to choke on something while taking a call. Twitter user Funhouse said it was a cough drop that almost got lodged in the throat of the Sports Pope.

In the audio clip shared by @BackAftaThis, Francesa is heard clearing his throat and coughing while saying “excuse me.” After a few more coughs and apologies, Francesa takes a call from Dave in Westchester.

When asked how he’s feeling after the moment of choking, Francesa simply replies “good thanks.”

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Mike Francesa’s final show on WFAN will be Dec. 15.

(Sipkin, Corey, New York Daily Ne/New York Daily News)

Francesa’s brief struggle didn’t sound serious and the host was able to carry on with his afternoon radio show.

The long-time WFAN host is nearing the end of his run on the airwaves in New York as his final show is coming up on Dec. 15.

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