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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TEMPE, AZ - JANUARY 28:  Defensive end Michael Bennett #72 of the Seattle Seahawks stretches during a practice at Arizona State University on January 28, 2015 in Tempe, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The NFL Hurry Up: ‘Get Out Of Here’

Seahawks training camp had an ejection yesterday as Pete Carroll made Michael Bennett sit out the end of practice after tensions got heated between Bennett and Left Guard Mark Glowinski. Hugh said “I love it…

92.9 The Game–08/05/2016

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The Morning Sports News: ‘I Wanted To Be Here’

Training camp for the Falcons rolls on with newly acquired pass rusher Dwight Freeney now in town he took his physical with the team Thursday and could start practicing as soon as Sunday. Hugh said “Let’s not forget that…

92.9 The Game–08/05/2016

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WATCH: Atlanta Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff Says ‘Freeney is not here to mentor or coach, he’s here to get after the QB.’

Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff joined the Morning Show on our set at Flowery Branch. Hugh asked TD how good can this team can be and Dimitroff answered, “I’ve been really impressed with…”

92.9 The Game–08/04/2016

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The NFL Hurry Up: Matt Ryan Joins The Morning Show

Matt Ryan joined the Morning show, Hugh asked Matt about the addition of Alex Mack “At the end of the year interviews when you talk to the coaches you are very candid…

92.9 The Game–08/04/2016

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 03:  Quarterback Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks scrambles with the football in front of inside linebacker Dwight Freeney #54 of the Arizona Cardinals in the first half of the NFL game at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 3, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

The Morning Sports News: ‘He Arrives’

Dwight Freeney arrives here in Flowery Branch today to be the newest component of the Falcons pass rush, though it is possible he may not practice on this seventh day of training camp. Hugh said “Coach Quinn is talking like…

92.9 The Game–08/04/2016

SEATTLE, WA - NOVEMBER 15:  Tyrann Mathieu #32 of the Arizona Cardinals looks on prior to the game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Arizona Cardinals at CenturyLink Field on November 15, 2015 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

The NFL Hurry Up: ‘Honey Badger Got Paid’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, the Cardinals and Safety Tyrann Mathieu agreed to terms on a contract extension. Hugh said “This is a testament to how hard he has worked…

92.9 The Game–08/03/2016

GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 27:  Linebacker Dwight Freeney #54 of the Arizona Cardinals walks off the field following the NFL game against the Green Bay Packers at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 27, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeatred the Packers 38-30.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The Morning Sports News: ‘The Year Of Dwight’

Here in Flowery Branch the Falcons have made a move to boost their pass rush signing veteran Dwight Freeney Tuesday. He won’t arrive here until tomorrow, Hugh said “You want him to come out here and…

92.9 The Game–08/03/2016

ARLINGTON, TX - JANUARY 03:  Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys sits on the bench late in the fourth quarter as the Washington Redskins beat the Dallas Cowboys 34-23 at AT&T Stadium on January 3, 2016 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

The NFL Hurry Up: ‘Out Of Shape’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, Tony Romo is looking to make his return this season after an injury plagued 2015. A recent photo of Romo appears to show the veteran QB sporting a little extra weight, Hugh said “I saw the picture and…

92.9 The Game–08/02/2016

ATHENS, GA - SEPTEMBER 26: Running back Nick Chubb #27 of the Georgia Bulldogs rushes in for a touchdown in the third quarter of the game against the Southern University Jaguars on September 26, 2015 at Sanford Stadium in Athens, Georgia. The Georgia Bulldogs won 48-6. (Photo by Todd Kirkland/Getty Images)

The Morning Sports News: ‘Chubb’s Return’

The University of Georgia opened Fall practice yesterday in Athens, the biggest news of the day though was Nick Chubb participating in drills with the running backs, Hugh said “”You have to bring him along slowly, the main thing is…

92.9 The Game–08/02/2016

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The Morning Sports News: ‘Hard Hitting Rookie’

It was time for the morning sports news, all is quiet in Flowery Branch today on this the first day off of training camp for the Falcons. Hugh said “It’s good for them to have a day off, because…

92.9 The Game–08/01/2016

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