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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NEW ORLEANS, LA - SEPTEMBER 26:  Head coach Dan Quinn of the Atlanta Falcons reacts during 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: The NFL Hurry Up: Dan Quinn Joins The Morning Show

Atlanta Falcons Head Coach Dan Quinn joined the morning show, John asked coach about bringing in AJ Hawk, “Disappointing news with Spoon, but AJ is a guy we’ve been looking at in bringing in on an emergency situation, we will see how much he can learn this week but…

92.9 The Game–10/05/2016

PITTSBURGH, PA - NOVEMBER 1:  Linebacker A.J. Hawk #50 of the Cincinnati Bengals pursues the play during a game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field on November 1, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  The Bengals defeated the Steelers 16-10. (Photo by George Gojkovich/Getty Images)

The Morning Sports News: ‘Welcome To The Team’

The Falcons are adding depth at linebacker after a rash of injuries at that position signing free agent AJ Hawk to a deal Tuesday. They also placed Sean Weatherspoon on IR and cut…

92.9 The Game–10/05/2016

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) lays on the field as running back Fozzy Whittaker (43), referee John Hussey (35), and Atlanta Falcons defensive end O'Brien Schofield (54) look down at him after he was hit by Atlanta Falcons outside linebacker Deion Jones during a two-point conversion in the second half on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Ga. Newton was placed in the concussion protocol after the play. Atlanta won 48-33. (David T. Foster III/Charlotte Observer/TNS via Getty Images)

The NFL Hurry Up: ‘Will He Be Cleared?’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, the big story this week in the NFL is the return of Tom Brady from deflate gate to the Patriots. Hugh said “If you’re the Browns, you’re probably thinking, all heck…

92.9 The Game–10/04/2016

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)

The Morning Sports News: ‘Tough Loss’

Injuries have scrambled the Falcons defense with a matchup looming at Denver Sunday. Word emerged Monday that Sean Weatherspoon is out for the year with a torn achillies, Hugh said “He was out there…

92.9 The Game–10/04/2016

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 25:  Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys celebrates after a touchdown in the first quarter during a game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Chicago Bears at AT&T Stadium on September 25, 2016 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

The NFL Hurry Up: ‘Most Hated Man In The NFL’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, Adam Schefter reported Sunday that Dez Bryant had missed 20-40 meetings over his career. Dez says that he is the most hated player in the league, Hugh said “For all of his antics these days, I’m not sure he’s…

92.9 The Game–10/03/2016

Sep 1985:  Quarterback Dave Archer of the Atlanta Falcons calls signals at the line during a game against the Los Angeles Rams at Anaheim Stadium in Anaheim, California.  The Rams won the game 17-6. Mandatory Credit: Mike Powell  /Allsport

LISTEN: Dave Archer Joins The Morning Show

Falcons analyst Dave Archer joined the morning show to talk about the record breaking day yesterday. Hugh asked Arch how Julio has evolved through the years, Arch told us “He’s refined his route running, his understanding of…

92.9 The Game–10/03/2016

Oct. 2, 2016: Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) in action during the first half of the NFL game between the Carolina Panthers and the Atlanta Falcons. The Falcons beat the Panthers 48 - 33 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photos by Frank Mattia/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

The Morning Sports News: ‘Record Breaking Day’

A historic day Sunday at the Georgia Dome as the Falcons hold off Carolina 48-33, thanks to 503 yards passing from Matt Ryan and 300 yards receiving from Julio Jones. Both were franchise records and Jones was 36 yards away from an NFL record. Hugh said “It’s a great start to a season that most people didn’t think you…

92.9 The Game–10/03/2016

ATHENS, GA - OCTOBER 1: Joshua Dobbs #11 of the Tennessee Volunteers is tackled by Lorenzo Carter #7 of the Georgia Bulldogs at Sanford Stadium on October 1, 2016 in Athens, Georgia. (Credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Rocky Topped! Tennessee Stuns Georgia On Hail Mary

The Georgia Bulldogs created their newest “hobnail boot” moment Saturday night, only to be hobnailed themselves just moments later in a heartbreaking 34-31 loss to Tennessee…

92.9 The Game–10/01/2016

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

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