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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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 20:  Odell Beckham #13 of the New York Giants in action against Josh Norman #24 of the Carolina Panthers during their game at MetLife Stadium on December 20, 2015 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

The NFL Hurry Up: Josh Norman Says “That’s MY Bologna!”

Josh Norman will see Odell Beckham and Dez Bryant twice a year, which led Norman to have an odd analogy to having someone steal your bologna. Hugh said, “He was just comparing real life to football. I agree with him, because on the…

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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 03:  Matt Wisler #37 of the Atlanta Braves delivers a pitch in the first inning against the New York Mets at Citi Field on May 3, 2016 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

The Morning Sports News: “Dominant”

An outstanding performance Tuesday night by Matt Wisler produced a 3-0 Braves win over the Mets, Hugh said “He was on fire last night, and it looks like…

92.9 The Game–19 hours ago

ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 22:  Head coach Dan Quinn of the Atlanta Falcons looks on from the sidelines during the second half against the Indianapolis Colts at the Georgia Dome on November 22, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

LISTEN: Atlanta Falcons Head Coach Dan Quinn Joins The Morning Show

Falcons Head Coach Dan Quinn joined the show to talk about the teams draft over the weekend. Hugh asked Coach if they got their guy in the draft Coach told us “we got …

92.9 The Game–05/03/2016

PITTSBURGH, PA - AUGUST 28: Jarvis Jones #95 of the Pittsburgh Steelers looks on from the sidelines during a game against the Carolina Panthers at Heinz Field on August 28, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

The NFL Hurry Up: “One More Year”

Yesterday was the deadline to pick up the fifth year options on first round draft picks from 2013, and quite a few teams declined the options on their 13 draft picks. Hugh said “this just tells you how much the NFL has evolved, the…

92.9 The Game–05/03/2016

CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 2: Kyrie Irving #2 of the Cleveland Cavaliers plays defense against Dennis Schroder #17 of the Atlanta Hawks in Game One of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2016 NBA Playoffs on May 2, 2016 at The Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. 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. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

The Morning Sports News: “Wild Start”

The Hawks struggles in Cleveland continue, they lost Game one to the Cavs Monday 104-93 for their eighth straight loss to Lebron James. But the Hawks erased an 18 point second half deficit…

92.9 The Game–05/03/2016

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 28:  A detailed view of the pick is in for the #17 overall pick by the Atlanta Falcons during the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University on April 28, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)

LISTEN: DJ Shockley Joins The Morning Show

DJ Shockley, former Bulldog and Falcon, joined John and Hugh to talk about the Falcons 2016 draft class which he covered all weekend for AtlantaFalcons.com.

92.9 The Game–05/02/2016

CLEVELAND, OH - APRIL 11:  Jeff Teague #0 of the Atlanta Hawks goes to the basket against the Cleveland Cavaliers on April 11, 2016 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Copyright 2016 NBAE  (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

LISTEN: Steve Holman Joins The Morning Show

Voice of the Atlanta Hawks, Steve Holman, joined John and Hugh to preview Game 1 between the Hawks and Cavaliers tonight. He said the one thing the Hawks have this series is their health.

92.9 The Game–05/02/2016

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The NFL Hurry Up: “Laremy Tunsil Saga”

John and Hugh talk NFL headlines, as the Bears signed QB Brian Hoyer as their backup over the weekend. They also talk about the drama involving Laremy Tunsil this weekend which included his allergic reaction that postponed his introductory press conference.

92.9 The Game–05/02/2016

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 28:  (L-R) Keanu Neal of Florida holds up a jersey with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after being picked #17 overall by the Atlanta Falcons during the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University on April 28, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)

LISTEN: Dave Archer Joins The Morning Show

Dave Archer of the Atlanta Falcons Radio Network joined John and Hugh to give them his thoughts of the team’s 2016 draft class.

92.9 The Game–05/02/2016

BATON ROUGE, LA - NOVEMBER 17:  Deion Jones #45 of the LSU Tigers reacts to a defensive stop during a game against the Ole Miss Rebels at Tiger Stadium on November 17, 2012 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

The Morning Sports News: “A Saints Family Turned ‘Debo Falcons’ When Son Is Drafted”

The guys talk about the Falcons Draft and how Coach Quinn got what he wanted and that was speed. They also talk about LB Deion Jones’ family being Saints fans that have now converted to Falcons fans after his son was drafted by the team.

92.9 The Game–05/02/2016

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