Fricke & Douglas

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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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HOUSTON, TX - FEBRUARY 05:  Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons awaits the overtime coin toss with Dont'a Hightower #54, Devin McCourty #32 and Matthew Slater #18 of the New England Patriots  during Super Bowl 51 at NRG Stadium on February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

LISTEN: Dave Archer Joins The Morning Show

Falcons Color Radio Analyst Dave Archer joined the…

92.9 The Game–02/06/2017

HOUSTON, TX - JANUARY 30:  Alex Mack #51 of the Atlanta Falcons speaks with the media during Super Bowl 51 Opening Night at Minute Maid Park on January 30, 2017 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Alex Mack

The Morning Sports News: ‘Concerned Not Panicked’

The Falcons practiced yesterday as they continue to get ready for the Patriots and Alex Mack participated but it was reported that he struggled during practice. When Falcons Head Coach Dan Quinn was asked about Mack…

92.9 The Game–02/03/2017

HOUSTON, TX - FEBRUARY 01:  Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons looks to pass during a Super Bowl LI practice on February 1, 2017 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)

The Morning Sports News: ‘Prepping For Patriots’

The team practiced yesterday at Rice university after the team had its daily media session where Coach Quinn talked about the emergence of the young players on defense. Hugh said “I remember my…

92.9 The Game–02/02/2017

HOUSTON, TX - JANUARY 31:  Head coach Dan Quinn of the Atlanta Falcons addresses the media at a Super Bowl LI press conference on January 31, 2017 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)

LISTEN: Falcons Head Coach Dan Quinn Joins The Morning Show

Falcons Head Coach Dan Quinn joined the show, Hugh asked Coach Quinn about the Patriots offense, Coach told us “I think they are…

92.9 The Game–02/01/2017

HOUSTON, TX - JANUARY 31:  Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons addresses the media at the Super Bowl LI press conference on January 31, 2017 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)

The Morning Sports News: ‘Laser Focus’

Today will be competition Wednesday for the Falcons, as the team had the day off yesterday and met with the media. Dan Quinn talked about how focused Matt Ryan has been all season at his press conference yesterday, Hugh said “Just watching…

92.9 The Game–02/01/2017

Fricke: Super Bowl Stats… Nothing, Something, And A Jinx

John Fricke offers some Super Bowl nuggets from stats he’s gleaned from social media.

92.9 The Game–02/01/2017

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The Morning Sports News: ‘Houston We Have Arrival’

The Atlanta Falcons landed yesterday in Houston for Super Bowl LI, the Patriots will arrive later today before they hit opening night which was called media days in years past. Hugh said “I think alot of ppl…

92.9 The Game–01/30/2017

The Morning Sports News: ‘Not About Me’

As the Falcons continue to prepare to leave for Houston and for the New England Patriots Julio Jones has been held out of practice, Julio met with the media yesterday and said it’s not about him vs anyone it’s about the Falcons vs the Patriots. Hugh said “I have not…

92.9 The Game–01/27/2017

Flair’s Taunt, Now Falcons Test: ‘To Be The Man, You Gotta Beat The Man’

This is the best possible Super Bowl matchup for Atlanta. Yes, it’s the most difficult, but it is also the most high-profile and will provide the kind of instant credibility this franchise could use.

92.9 The Game–01/26/2017

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 18:  Former head coach Brian Billick of the Baltimore Ravens  attends the IRTS Gold Metal Award Gala September 18, 2008 at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

LISTEN: Brian Billick On Defending Falcons’ Offense: It’s ‘Like Playing Whack-A-Mole’

NFL Network Analyst and former Super Bowl winning coach Brian Billick joined The Morning Show on Thursday.

92.9 The Game–01/26/2017

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