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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CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 25:  Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers runs the ball against  Anthony Barr #55 of the Minnesota Vikings in the 1st quarter during their game at Bank of America Stadium on September 25, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

LISTEN: Cam Newton’s Father, Cecil Newton Joins The Morning Show

Cecil Newton, father of Cam Newton, joined the show to defend his son after listening to the show and Hugh’s comments on Thursday, Hugh asked Cecil if he talks to Cam after he has run-ins with the media, Cecil said “I don’t, he is…

92.9 The Game–09/30/2016

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18:  Head coach Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks speaks to  Richard Sherman #25 in the second quarter of the home opening NFL game against the Los Angeles Rams at Los Angeles Coliseum on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

The NFL Hurry Up: ‘Sherman Isn’t Happy’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, ichard Sherman has come out against the NFL saying they don’t care about player’s safety, and used the hits Cam Newton took against Denver, Sherman eluded that this was due to making sure higher profile players wouldn’t be taken out to keep ratings. Hugh said “It’s a slippery slope, Sherman isn’t wrong, but…

92.9 The Game–09/30/2016

NEW ORLEANS, LA - SEPTEMBER 26: Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons celebrates after a game against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 26, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Falcons won 45-32. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)

The Morning Sports News: ‘Two Player Of The Month Awards’

The Falcons are getting prepared for the Panthers on Sunday as they take on their division rival who is 1-2 at 1pm Sunday in the Georgia Dome. Matt Ryan was named the NFC Offensive player of the month, while Rookie LB Deion Jones was named the Defensive rookie of the month. Hugh said “That’s a heck of a way to start your…

92.9 The Game–09/30/2016

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 25:  Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys is assisted by team personel after taking a hit from the Chicago Bears at AT&T Stadium on September 25, 2016 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

The NFL Hurry Up: ‘Fined For An MRI’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, Dez Bryant has been fined by the Cowboys for not showing up for a scheduled MRI, Hugh said “When you get hurt you have to go in for…

92.9 The Game–09/29/2016

ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 11:  Sean Weatherspoon #56 of the Atlanta Falcons reacts with Vic Beasley #44 after a tackle against the Washington Redskins at Georgia Dome on August 11, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

LISTEN: Falcons LB Sean Weatherspoon Joins The Morning Show

Hugh caught up with Falcons LB Sean Weatherspoon, Hugh asked Sean about his interaction with Sean Payton during the game, “I wasn’t really saying anything, but I’ll put it out there…

92.9 The Game–09/29/2016

ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 28:  First baseman Freddie Freeman #5 of the Atlanta Braves hits a single in the sixth inning to extend his hitting streak to 30 games during the game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Turner Field on September 28, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

The Morning Sports News: ‘Streaking’

A great September for the Braves continued Wednesday with a 12-2 win over Philadelphia their ninth win in their last ten games. Freddie Freeman extended his hitting streak to a league-best 30 games, John said “The Braves have 92 losses, in their first 46 losses they were 18-46, since that time they’ve won…

92.9 The Game–09/29/2016

NEW ORLEANS, LA - SEPTEMBER 26: Head coach Dan Quinn of the Atlanta Falcons reacts during the first half of a game against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 26, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)

LISTEN: Falcons Head Coach Dan Quinn Joined The Morning Show

Falcons Head Coach Dan Quinn joined the Morning Show, John asked Coach about the unity circle and if we will see it again this week, Coach said “That’s for the players to…

92.9 The Game–09/28/2016

PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 25:  A detailed view of a cleat worn by Antonio Brown #84 of the Pittsburgh Steelers is seen during warm ups before playing against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on September 25, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

The NFL Hurry Up: ‘Change Those Shoes’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, at halftime of the Steelers-Eagles game Sunday Steelers loss against the Eagles. Hugh said “Well in the NFL you have to have the right color…

92.9 The Game–09/28/2016

NEW ORLEANS, LA - SEPTEMBER 26: Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons scrambles as Kasim Edebali #91 of the New Orleans Saints pursues during the second half of a game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 26, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)

The Morning Sports News: ‘Good To Go’

Week four of the NFL season begins tomorrow night and for the Falcons a divisional game looms at home Sunday against the struggling Panthers. Hugh said “You can’t take the Panthers lightly, they have the third ranked…

92.9 The Game–09/28/2016

ORCHARD PARK, NY - DECEMBER 27:   Greg Hardy #76 of the Dallas Cowboys warms up before the game against the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium on December 27, 2015 in Orchard Park, New York.  (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

The NFL Hurry Up: ‘Arrested, Again’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, Greg Hardy was arrested yesterday on charges of…

92.9 The Game–09/27/2016

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