Fricke & Douglas


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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NEW YORK - MAY 20: An overall view during the 2014 NBA Draft Lottery on May 20, 2014 at the ABC News' 'Good Morning America' Times Square Studio in New York City.

The Great NBA Ping-Pong Ball Battle

The NBA draft is a crap shoot and ping-pong balls don’t always mean success. No matter how hard you fight for them.


Chipper Jones

Coaching Not in Future Plans for Chipper Jones

The former Braves’ slugger doesn’t want to coach or manage, but Chipper Jones is still available to Atlanta.


Atlanta United, Vic Beasley

Which Atlanta Team wins the Next Title?

John Fricke ranks the teams in Atlanta based on which could win a title next…


Greg Knapp

Dave Archer talks on New Falcons QB Coach Greg Knapp

Falcons Radio Network analyst Dave Archer joined The Morning Show with John Fricke and Hugh Douglas to talk about the Conference Championship games and the Atlanta Falcons’ new quarterbacks coach Greg Knapp.


Charles Davis: Senior Bowl Better Than Combine for Talent Evaluation

FOX NFL Analyst Charles Davis joined The Morning Show with John Fricke and Hugh Douglas Monday to talk about the Senior Bowl this coming Saturday and which players we should be watching.


Morning Show chats Atlanta United 1/22/18

The Morning Show with John Fricke and Hugh Douglas chatted about Atlanta United Monday morning.


Steve Sarkisian

‘Take the Emotion Out’ when Evaluating Sarkisian’s 1st Falcons Season

While Falcons Nation screams for a Steve Sarkisian replacement, the smart move may be to wait and watch Year 2.


Falcons 2018 Opponents Ranked, 1-16

John Fricke ranks the Atlanta Falcons’ opponents for 2018.


Ike Reese

Ike Reese: Philadelphia Breathed ‘Sigh of Relief’ when Falcons beat Rams

Ike Reese is pretty much saying the talent is still there on offense for Atlanta, but the Eagles aren’t afraid of it because it’s not been clicking in 2017.


Dan Quinn: Levitre Out, Toilolo Back at Practice as Falcons Prep for Rams

Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn joined The Morning Show with John Fricke and Hugh Douglas Tuesday to talk about the team’s preparations for the Los Angeles Rams in the first round of the NFL playoffs.


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