Fricke & Douglas

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Fricke & Douglas
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.

Hugh Douglas is a former NFL defensive end who played for a total of 10 years with the New York Jets, Philadelphia Eagles and Jacksonville Jaguars. During his football career, Douglas was elected to play three Pro Bowls and is ranked no. 4 on the Eagles all-time sack list. After playing, Douglas was hired as the Eagles’ Good Will Ambassador. Douglas’ broadcasting career includes time as a co-host on CBS Radio’s WIP (Philadelphia); a full-time analyst on ESPN2’s Numbers Never Lie, NFL Studios and as an analyst on ESPN programs such as SportsCenter, NFL Live, ESPN2’s First Take and ESPNEWS. Hugh has also spent time on BBC America and as a reporter with WTXF-TV in Philadelphia.

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The Morning Sports News: ‘Minor Move’

The NBA trade deadline has come and gone, the Hawks made a minor move at the deadline trading Mike Scott to the Suns for cash. Reportedly the Hawks were big players for Paul George and Jimmy Butler and made aggressive offers for both players but in the end were unsuccessful in their efforts. Hugh said “If they…

92.9 The Game–02/24/2017

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 25:  Mike Budenholzer of the Atlanta Hawks against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Philips Arena on January 25, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

The Morning Sports News: ‘Making Moves’

he Hawks are making moves before the trade deadline as they have traded away Tiago Splitter, a 2nd round pick, and swapped 2nd round picks to the Sixers for…

92.9 The Game–02/23/2017

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at Soldier Field on November 27, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

The NFL Hurry Up: ‘QB On The Move?’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, could there be a star Quarterback on the move? The Bears have said they are actively seeking a trade partner for…

92.9 The Game–02/22/2017

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The Morning Sports News: ‘Tough Loss’

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets hoops team were back in action last night at McCamish Pavilion taking on NC State, unfortunately the Jackets came up…

92.9 The Game–02/22/2017

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LISTEN: Charles Davis Joins The Morning Show

NFL Network’s draft Analyst Charles Davis joined the show to talk about the upcoming NFL Draft and upcoming combine, When asked about who could be there for the Falcons at the 31st spot in the draft and what they do with the spot, CD said “I’m always a proponent of…

92.9 The Game–02/22/2017

CORAL GABLES, FL - FEBRUARY 15: Georgia Tech Head Coach Josh Pastner looks on during a college basketball game between the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and the University of Miami Hurricanes on February 15, 2017 at the Watsco Center, Coral Gables, Florida. Miami defeated Georgia Tech 70-61.  (Photo by Richard C. Lewis/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

The Morning Sports News: ‘Another Step Towards Madness’

Another big game for Georgia Tech tonight as they will take on the NC State Wolfpack tonight at McCamish Pavilion at 8pm, the Jackets could improve to 8-7 in conference play with a win tonight. John said “If Georgia Tech can…

92.9 The Game–02/21/2017

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Darren Eales on Atlanta United FC: We ‘Want To Be Fun To Watch From Day 1’

Darren Eales, president of Atlanta United FC, stopped by the Kia Studios to speak with John Fricke and Hugh Douglas on The Morning Show Thursday.

92.9 The Game–02/17/2017

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LISTEN: Steve Holman Joins The Morning Show

The Real Voice of the Hawks Steve Holman joined the show to talk about his induction into the Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame and some Hawks Basketball. Steve told the guys that, “I love…

92.9 The Game–02/17/2017

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The NFL Hurry: ‘Strength Of Schedule Is…’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, the strength of schedule for rankings have been released, and the…

92.9 The Game–02/17/2017

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The Morning Sports News: ‘Going Into The Hall’

Our very own Steve Holman, voice of the Atlanta Hawks, will be inducted tonight into the…

92.9 The Game–02/17/2017

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