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Christie Channels Reagan and Tries Sports Broadcasting

It worked out well for the Gipper:

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie sounded like he had a lot of fun Monday, guest hosting for the second time on WFAN, the sports-talk radio station.

Did anyone doubt the Republican, who is up for re-election in November, could jaw for four hours about sports as a stand-in for the vacationing Boomer Esiason? Didn’t think so.

Christie needled sports reporter Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, talked about being enshrined at the Little League World Series Hall of Excellence, and offered his insights into the Jets-Giants pre-season football game.

Co-host Craig Carton performed a “conversion ceremony” for Christie, a lifelong New York Mets fan, and presented him with a Yankees jersey with the words “Christie 2016″ on the back. That is, of course, a reference to a possible presidential bid by the governor.

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