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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HOUSTON, TX - JANUARY 09:  J.J. Watt #99 of the Houston Texans reacts in the second half against the Kansas City Chiefs during the AFC Wild Card Playoff game at NRG Stadium on January 9, 2016 in Houston, Texas. The Chiefs won 30-0 against the Texans.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

The NFL Hurry Up: ‘Out Indefinitely’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, JJ Watt will not be present for the beginning of training camp due to back surgery last week. The timetable is still undetermined, some reports have it at six weeks, but there are other reports that say it could be up to 10 weeks. Hugh said “I’ve never had…

92.9 The Game–2 hours ago

DENVER, CO - JULY 24: Chase d'Arnaud #23 of the Atlanta Braves slides into home plate to score in the seventh inning of a game at Coors Field on July 24, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

The Morning Sports News: ‘Swept Away’

The Braves were swept in Colorado as Tyrell Jenkins got roughed up, as the Rockies beat the team 7-2 yesterday afternoon. John said “The up and down of…

92.9 The Game–3 hours ago

COOPERSTOWN, NY - JULY 24: Inductees Mike Piazza and Ken Griffey Jr. pose acknowledge the crowd during the 2016 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday July 24, 2016 in Cooperstown, New York. (Credit: Alex Trautwig/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

Griffey, Piazza Enter Baseball’s Hall Of Fame

Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza are now members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In his first year of eligibility, Griffey was named on 437 of 440 possible ballots. Piazza, who was in his fourth year of eligibility, was named on 365 ballots…

92.9 The Game–14 hours ago

CORAL GABLES, FL - DECEMBER 04:  New University of Miami Hurricanes head coach Mark Richt makes the 'U' sign after he was introduced at a press conference at the school on December 4, 2015 in Coral Gables, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Skipper/Getty Images)

LISTEN: Tom Luginbill Says ‘Miami A Dark Horse In ACC’

Tom Luginbill, college football analyst for ESPN, joined Hugh Douglas and Mark Zinno on Friday to talk about the ACC Kickoff. The guys discuss UNC and whether Georgia (and fans) are overlooking this team and their defense.

92.9 The Game–07/22/2016

ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 23:  Josh Gordon #12 of the Cleveland Browns stands on the sideliens in the first half against the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on November 23, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

The NFL Hurry Up: Will WR Josh Gordon Be Reinstated?

Hugh Douglas and Mark Zinno, who’s filling in for John Fricke this week, discuss the latest happening around the league! The guys discuss Browns WR Josh Gordon meeting with Roger Goodell regarding his return to the league, and Eugene Monroe retiring from the game. Did CTE play a role in him walking away? Also, find out if Hugh would still play the game knowing what we know about concussions in the NFL.

92.9 The Game–07/22/2016

CHARLOTTE, NC - JUNE 23: NBA Commisioner Adam Silver and Michael Jordan pose for a picture as the Charlotte Hornets announce the 2017 All-Star game at the Time Warner Cable Arena on June 23, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

The Morning Sports News: NBA Pulls All-Star Game From Charlotte

Mark Zinno, who is filling in for John Fricke this week, and Hugh Douglas discuss the biggest sports headlines this morning! The Braves losy their home opener against the Rockies last night; Mark Richt spoke at his first ACC Media Day; and did the NBA make the right decision by pulling the All-Star game out of Charlotte?

92.9 The Game–07/22/2016

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 28:  Jalen Ramsey of the Florida State Seminoles holds up a jersey after being picked #5 overall by the Jacksonville Jaguars 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)

The NFL Hurry Up: Kicker Makes Top 10 Madden 17 Rookie Ratings

Hugh Douglas and Mark Zinno, who’s filling in for John Fricke this week, discuss the latest happening around the league! The Top-10 Madden 17 rookie ratings have been released. Find out who was on top and why Mark is irked that a kicker is in the Top-10.

92.9 The Game–07/21/2016

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 25: Air Jordan coloring book and custom sneakers displayed at SneakerCon presented by Sprite, Rush Card, & FDA during the 2016 BET Experience at Los Angeles Convention Center on June 25, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for BET)

The Morning Sports News: Jordan Brand Reveals Air Jordan 31

Mark Zinno, who is filling in for John Fricke this week, and Hugh Douglas discuss the biggest sports headlines this morning! The Braves fall apart in the 6th inning; Clayton Kershaw may be done for the season; and the new Air Jordan 31 are a tribute to the originals

92.9 The Game–07/21/2016

NORMAN, OK - OCTOBER 3:  The Oklahoma Sooners take the field before the game against the West Virginia Mountaineers October 3, 2015 at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. Oklahoma defeated West Virginia 44-24.(Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

LISTEN: ESPN’s Brett McMurphy Talks Big 12 Expansion

Brett McMurphy, College Football Insider for ESPN, joined Mark Zinno and Hugh Douglas on Wednesday to talk about the upcoming college football season. The news this morning was the Big 12 moving forward with expansion. McMurphy says the Big 12 doesn’t know what they want to do just yet.

92.9 The Game–07/20/2016

CHARLOTTE, NC - JANUARY 24:  Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates during the NFC Championship Game against the Arizona Cardinals at Bank of America Stadium on January 24, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

The NFL Hurry Up: Cam Newton Says He’s Not Best QB

Hugh Douglas and Mark Zinno, who’s filling in for John Fricke this week, discuss the latest happening around the league! Cam Newton said he wasn’t the best quaterback in the league after players voted him No. 1 on the NFL Networks Top-100 List. Find out who he said is the best while the guys debate whether he’s right or not.

92.9 The Game–07/20/2016

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