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.


UNIVERSITY PARK, PA - NOVEMBER 26:  Andre Robinson #6 of the Penn State Nittany Lions carries the ball for a touchdown during the fourth quarter against the Michigan State Spartans on November 26, 2016 at Beaver Stadium in University Park, Pennsylvania. Penn State defeats Michigan State 45-12 clinching Big Ten East Division Champions.  (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Andre Robinson

The 5 Most Surprising & Disappointing Power-5 Teams In 2016

John Fricke breaks down the most surprising and most disappointing Power-5 teams in college football this season…

92.9 The Game–11/28/2016

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5 Reasons The College Football Playoff Is A Disaster

John Fricke breaks down how the College Football Playoff is turning into a disaster after this CRAZY weekend in college football… what a mess!

92.9 The Game–11/14/2016

ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 30: Mohamed Sanu #12 of the Atlanta Falcons reacts with Devonta Freeman #24. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

5 Reasons The Falcons Will Win The NFC Title

John Fricke says, “Here we are halfway through the season and this club more than survived the brutal start, it learned to thrive in it. So let’s start on the road to Houston and Super Bowl LI.”

92.9 The Game–10/31/2016

October 8, 2016: Washington Huskies wide receiver Dante Pettis (8) catches a pass in front of Oregon Ducks defensive back Khalil Oliver (26) for a touchdown during the game between Washington Huskies and the Oregon Ducks at the Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Steve Conner/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Fricke: College Football Mid-Season Awards

Let’s take a look at the college football midseason awards. They might be a little unconventional, or let’s say unique, but let’s hand out some awards!

92.9 The Game–10/18/2016

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 9:  Running back Devonta Freeman #24 of the Atlanta Falcons runs with the ball in the game against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 9, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Fricke: 5 Games – 5 Surprising Things

John Fricke breaks down the 5 most surprising things about the Falcons’ first 5 games… The sacks? The points? Julio? It’s all in there!

92.9 The Game–10/11/2016

Fricke: SEC Week – 5 Rankings

Each week we’ll rank the SEC teams after the weekend performance and take a look at who they face next… Here we go for Week 5!

92.9 The Game–09/25/2016

OXFORD, MS - SEPTEMBER 17:  Jalen Hurts #2 of the Alabama Crimson Tide throws a pass against the Mississippi Rebels at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on September 17, 2016 in Oxford, Mississippi.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

SEC Week-3 Rankings

Each Monday John Fricke runs down the SEC Rankings! This week, A&M up… UGA down (despite its win) and here we go…

92.9 The Game–09/19/2016

Top 5 Issues From The Falcons’ Opener

Setting aside how damaging losing a division game at home might potentially be down the line, the Falcons’ issues are larger than one defeat.

92.9 The Game–09/12/2016

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SEC Rankings Week 2, Match-up Previews For Week 3

Each week we’ll rank the teams in the SEC and preview their upcoming match-ups. This past weekend was Week 2! Let’s break it down…

92.9 The Game–09/12/2016

ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 11: Charles Sims III #34 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Fricke: ‘5 Knee Jerk Reactions On Falcons’ Opener’

Setting aside how damaging losing a division game at home might potentially be down the line the Falcons issues are larger than one defeat. Dumb (really dumb) penalties. There is simply no excuse for…

92.9 The Game–09/12/2016


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