Fricke & Douglas


Fricke & Douglas
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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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INDIANAPOLIS, IN - SEPTEMBER 11:  Antonio Cromartie #31 of the Indianapolis Colts attempts to make an interception in the second quarter against the Detroit Lions at Lucas Oil Stadium on September 11, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

The NFL Hurry Up: ‘Cut For Kneeling’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, Antonio Cromartie’s wife had an Instagram post that he was cut due to kneeling during the National Anthem. She claims that Irsay told Cromartie he was not paid to make political views, that he was paid to entertain. Hugh said “We’ve heard rumors that owners have felt that way, if you feel…

92.9 The Game–10/21/2016

SEATTLE, WA - OCTOBER 16:  Quarterback Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons talks with a referee during a pause in the action against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on October 16, 2016 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

The Morning Sports News: ‘Stay Focused’

The Falcons get ready to take on the Chargers on Sunday, Coach Quinn addressed the outside chatter surrounding the team and the early success this year when he met the media. Hugh said “This is what I don’t get about…

92.9 The Game–10/21/2016

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 18:  NFL Comissioner Roger Goodell attends the "Gleason" New York premiere at Henry Luce Theater on July 18, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Matthew Eisman/Getty Images)

The NFL Hurry Up: ‘Ratings Down?’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, the NFL has seen a drop in ratings this year, Roger Goodell has tried to somewhat downplay the drop in ratings. Hugh said “Now days…

92.9 The Game–10/20/2016

20 September 2009: Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) rolls out to pass in the Atlanta Falcons 28-20 victory over the Carolina Panthers at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta Georgia. (Photo by Todd Kirkland/Icon SMI/Corbis via Getty Images)

The Morning Sports News: ‘Throwback Time’

The Falcons announced yesterday that they are going to wear Throwback uniforms Sunday against the Chargers as they will wear the…

92.9 The Game–10/20/2016

GLENDALE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 11:  Head coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots works on a microsoft surface tablet as he walks the sidelines during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on September 11, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. The Patriots defeated the Cardinals 23-21.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The NFL Hurry Up: ‘ No More Tablets’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, Bill Belichick has had it with the Microsoft surface tablets that the NFL now uses on the sidelines. Belichick said that he has given them as much time as he could and will just stick with pictures on the sidelines. Hugh said “Can you imagine if I decided to stop…

92.9 The Game–10/19/2016

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 9:  Quarterback Paxton Lynch #12 of the Denver Broncos scrambles away from defensive end Derrick Shelby #90 of the Atlanta Falcons in the first quarter of the game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 9, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

The Morning Sports News: ‘Another Defensive Loss’

Falcons defensive end Derrick Shelby is done for the year after being sent to injured reserve Tuesday with a torn achillies. Shelby started four of…

92.9 The Game–10/19/2016

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

October 2, 2016 - New Orleans Saints Head Coach Sean Payton in the press conference after the NFL Football game between the New Orleans Saints and the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (Photo by Tom Walko/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

The NFL Hurry Up: ‘Rival Coach Has Falcons Back?’

New Orleans Saints Head Coach Sean Payton thinks that Pass interference should be a review-able play moving forward, Payton said “That specific call is so critical to get right”. Hugh said “I understand how coaches and players feel about this, because of…

92.9 The Game–10/18/2016

The Morning Sports News: ‘Send The Tape To The League’

Falcons Head Coach Dan Quinn met with the media yesterday for his Monday press conference, Quinn told reporters that the team will send the video of the pass interference call that was not called to the League. Hugh said “It’s not going to affect the outcome for the Atlanta Falcons, but these types of plays have…

92.9 The Game–10/18/2016

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 09: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions calls the play at the line during the second quarter of the game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Ford Field on October 9, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Eagles 24-23. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

The NFL Hurry Up: ‘Better Off Without?’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, The OC of the Detroit Lions has said that Stafford is better this year than he has been in the past, including his years with Calvin “Megatron” Johnson. Hugh said “By not having Megatron there it has forced Stafford to…

92.9 The Game–10/14/2016

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