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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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

The NFL Hurry Up: ‘Doesn’t Matter’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, John brought up that the Falcons are wearing their home red jerseys in the Super Bowl. Hugh said “I wanted them to…

92.9 The Game–01/26/2017

CHICAGO, IL - JANUARY 25: Dwight Howard #8 of the Atlanta Hawks shoots against Paul Zipser #16 of the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on January 25, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. The Hawks defeated the Bulls 119-114. 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. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

The Morning Sports News: ‘Storming Back’

The Hawks stormed back last night to defeat the Bulls in Chicago as …

92.9 The Game–01/26/2017

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 22:  Head coach Dan Quinn of the Atlanta Falcons has gatorade dumped on him by his team late in the game against the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship Game at the Georgia Dome on January 22, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

LISTEN: Atlanta Falcons Head Coach Dan Quinn Joins The Show

Falcons Head Coach Dan Quinn joined the show to talk about the bye-week of the Super Bowl. Hugh asked coach what has helped this defense play faster in the playoffs Coach said “It’s the…

92.9 The Game–01/25/2017

FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 22:  Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers reacts against the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium on January 22, 2017 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

The NFL Hurry Up: ‘Next Year Up In Air?’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, Ben Roethlisberger went on his weekly radio show in Pittsburgh yesterday, when asked about next season the 2-time Super Bowl champ said he had to think about next season and whether he wanted to play. Hugh said “A lot…

92.9 The Game–01/25/2017

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 22: Atlanta Falcons cornerback Robert Alford (23) celebrates after the NFC Championship Game game between the Green Bay Packers and the Atlanta Falcons on January 22, 2017, at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, GA. The Atlanta Falcons claim the NFC Championship over the Green Bay Packers 44-21. (Photo by Frank Mattia/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

The Morning Sports News: ‘Fire Is Still Burning’

The Falcons are practicing this week, even though this is considered a bye week before Super Bowl week which is next week. Hugh said “This time of the year, most guys…

92.9 The Game–01/25/2017

A Rise-Up Response To Dan Shaughnessy & The Boston Globe

Instead of welcoming us to one of the parties you seem to host annually, you fired shots in a war that does not exist.

92.9 The Game–01/24/2017

LISTEN: Falcons Radio Analyst Dave Archer Joins The Morning Show

Falcons radio analyst Dave Archer joined the show to talk about the Falcons heading to Super Bowl LI, Hugh asked Arch about the how well the offense played, Arch said “They played…

92.9 The Game–01/23/2017

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