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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CHICAGO, IL - JULY 7: Nick Markakis #22 of the Atlanta Braves is greeted by Jace Peterson #8 after hitting a two-run homer against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning on July 7, 2016 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

The Morning Sports News: ‘Streak Snapped’

A dramatic night Thursday at Wrigley Field for the Braves who rallied to beat the Cubs 4-3 in 11 innings. Hugh said “This win is something to get excited about, because it’s been a…

92.9 The Game–07/08/2016

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 29: Defensive back Tyvis Powell of Ohio State drops the ball while participating in a drill during the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 29, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

The NFL Hurry Up: ‘Underclassmen Combine’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, Urban Meyer wants there to be an underclassmen combine so those players could workout for scouts and NFL Executives without losing their college eligibility. Meyer’s reasoning is he feels some of these guys get to their junior year and think they are ready when they aren’t yet. Hugh said “I think they should…

92.9 The Game–07/07/2016

MIAMI, FL - MAY 13:  Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat speaks at a press conference after Game Six of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Toronto Raptors during the 2016 NBA Playoffs on May 13, 2016 at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

The Morning Sports News: ‘Another Big Name Off The Board’

Another big splash has come in NBA Free Agency this time courtesy of Dwayne Wade, who is leaving Miami to sign a two year deal with the Bulls. To make room, Chicago has reportedly traded Mike Dunleavy to Cleveland and Jose Calderon to the Lakers. Hugh said “Do you think there is any chance that the Hawks try…

92.9 The Game–07/07/2016

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 5: Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide after defeating the Florida Gators 29-15 in the SEC Championship game at the Georgia Dome on December 5, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Fricke: ‘If I could ask every SEC coach one question’

Dukes & Bell get the honor of representing 92-9 The Game at the SEC Media Days. If I had a chance to go back to that event next week (I am not), and I was given the chance to ask each head coach just one question here are the questions I would ask…

92.9 The Game–07/07/2016

ATLANTA, GA - JUNE 25:  Julio Teheran #49 of the Atlanta Braves walks off the field after striking out Asdrubal Cabrera #13 of the New York Mets to end the eighth inning at Turner Field on June 25, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

The Morning Sports News: ‘All-Star’

Braves pitcher Julio Teheran has been named to the All-Star game, but was scratched from his start tonight due to an infection on his right thigh, Hugh said “I’m pretty sure this is…

92.9 The Game–07/06/2016

Atlanta Falcons Mini-Camp 2016 - Kids Day!

Fricke: 2016 Falcons Burning Questions

The Atlanta Falcons are getting set to open the Xfinity Training Camp in Flowery Branch on July 28th. We are asking… and seeking answers to the top “2016 Falcons Burning Questions”. Here are just a few, with…

92.9 The Game–07/06/2016

SEATTLE, WA - APRIL 20:  Seattle Seahawks Head Coach Pete Carroll speaks on stage during We Day at KeyArena on April 20, 2016 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Mat Hayward/Getty Images for We Day)

The NFL Hurry Up: ‘NFL Mentoring Program’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, Pete Carroll has become a mentor to an NBA Head Coach, Jason Kidd has taken a trip to Seattle to visit Pete Carroll to see how the Seahawks do things. John said “I use to go to the USC facility when…

92.9 The Game–07/05/2016

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 30:  Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors hugs Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder after Game Seven of the Western Conference Finals during the 2016 NBA Playoffs on May 30, 2016 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Andrew Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

The Morning Sports News: ‘Decision Made’

Kevin Durant has agreed to a deal with the Golden State Warriors, it’s a 2 year deal worth $54 million, Hugh said “When you look at things now, it’s still…

92.9 The Game–07/05/2016

OAKMONT, PA - JUNE 19:  Fox Sports golf anchor Joe Buck looks on after the final round of the U.S. Open at Oakmont Country Club on June 19, 2016 in Oakmont, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

LISTEN: Joe Buck Joins The Morning Show

Fox Sports lead play-by-play announcer Joe Buck joined the Morning show, Hugh asked Joe about how he handles “It’s tough, but working with guys like Aikman and Smoltz are great because I can…

92.9 The Game–07/01/2016

PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 14:  Rolando McClain #55 of the Dallas Cowboys reacts during the game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on December 14, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

The NFL Hurry Up:’See You In 10 Games’

The Dallas Cowboys are dealing with their on suspension problems as LB Rolando McClain was suspended for 10 games by the league for a violation of the substance abuse policy. Hugh said “That’s a rough suspension for him because…

92.9 The Game–07/01/2016

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