John Fricke

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John Fricke
The Morning Show 6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

John Fricke is a 30+ year veteran television and radio show host and anchor. Fricke began anchoring at CNN at age 21 and in 1982 he created the sports department at CNN Headline News (now HLN). Fricke is an Emmy & AP award winner who has been a part of ACE award winning programs as well. His career has spanned from anchoring at CNN to hosting at Fox Sports Radio. Fricke has also been a news talk show host at both WSJS (Winston-Salem) and WGST (Atlanta). He has been the play-by-play radio voice of both Wake Forest and San Diego State. Fricke hosted television play-by-play for Tennessee-Chattanooga, Nebraska gymnastics and women’s basketball.

 

CHICAGO, IL - NFL Draft. (Photo by Kena Krutsinger/Getty Images)

Five “Gut Feelings” About The First Round Of The NFL Draft

I have a gut feeling. Sometimes I am even right (many, in truth, I am not… that’s why gut feelings are educated guesses and not inside information). On the morning show with @BigHugh53 a month or so back I said I was…

92.9 The Game–04/26/2016

LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 03:  Race fans gather in the paddock prior to the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 3, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Fricke: The 5 Best Boys Sports Trips!

We all have our favorites. Favorite teams, sports, places. So this list is offered in general, but if you haven’t done any of these they are my 5 favorites and highly recommended…

92.9 The Game–03/28/2016

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Fricke: Attention “Negative Nancy and Debbie Downer” – Hawks Are Going To The NBA Finals This Season!

It’s gonna happen, Atlanta will win a championship just when you don’t expect it will. Could be the Hawks win the NBA World Title this season. Now see, when I say that all…

92.9 The Game–03/22/2016

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 12: Head coach Mark Turgeon of the Maryland Terrapins looks on against the Michigan State Spartans in the semifinals of the Big Ten Basketball Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on March 12, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Michigan State defeated Maryland 64-61. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Fricke’s Top-5 Non-#1 Seed Threats To Win NCAA Title (Bonus: CINDERELLA!)

Anyone can pick #1 seeds (well, maybe not the committee which thinks Oregon is a 1 and Michigan State is not, but let’s set that aside). It would be easy to look past the 1’s to find Final Four teams in the next line (like MSU) but I wanted to…

92.9 The Game–03/14/2016

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 27: Julio Jones #11 of the Atlanta Falcons runs after a catch during the first half against the Carolina Panthers at the Georgia Dome on December 27, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Fricke: 5 Major Reasons To Jump On My Falcons Bandwagon Now!

If you bought a ticket on the bandwagon early last season (and I know some of you who did, you were still noticeable in November when you were limping ’round town with your busted up ankles) then I can offer you a…

92.9 The Game–03/09/2016

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VIDEO: Triumph Over Tragedy Fundraiser Benefiting Devon Gales

Thursday evening, March 3rd, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., friends and supporters of Triumph Over Tragedy gathered at DTI in Colony Sqaure in Midtown for a silent auction and live auction for some of the…

92.9 The Game–03/04/2016

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 30:  A general view prior to the start of the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University on April 30, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Kena Krutsinger/Getty Images)

Fricke: Top 5 Major Rumors On The 2016 NFL Draft

The NFL Draft is quickly approaching and the rumors are flying all over the place. Let’s take a look at the Top 5 major rumors surrounding the 2016 NFL Draft…

92.9 The Game–03/03/2016

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Fricke: Top 5 Reasons The Braves Will Be Better Than You Think

If you believe Vegas (well, you shouldn’t, but some folks do) then the Braves are heading to rock bottom. The Bravos are projected for only 65 wins, fewest in the majors in 2016. It’s a trend in the wrong way. In 2013, Vegas said the…

92.9 The Game–02/22/2016

Georgia head coach Kirby Smart addresses the media at a press conference on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, at the Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall in Athens, Ga. (Photo by Emily Selby)

Fricke: Top 5 Reasons UGA Will Win The National Title In The Next 2-3 Seasons

Mark Richt and the “Defensive Coordinator Du Jour” (Du Jour is either French for “of the day” or Footballese for “not any good”) are out. This is very good for all involved. For Richt, a new lease on coaching life at his…

92.9 The Game–01/19/2016

ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 07: Thomas Dimitroff, general manager of the Atlanta Falcons. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Fricke: Grading The 2015 Falcons

What started with such promise (Dan Quinn was the first rookie HC to ever win his first five games) ended with a thud back to 8-8. Here are my grades for the 2015 Falcons. Please feel free to add your own or tweet them to me @JohnFricke…

92.9 The Game–01/06/2016

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