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 NFL Hurry Up: ‘You Draft Players Based Off Potential’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, Myles Garrett is expected to be the number one overall pick in the draft on Thursday, but one NFL Hall of famer disagrees. Warren Sapp has said he sees the splash plays from Garrett, but doesn’t seem him taking over games and doesn’t think he should be the first overall pick. Hugh said “Warren Sapp is…

92.9 The Game–04/24/2017

The Morning Sports News: No Crybabies In Hawks-Wizards Series

The Hawks beat the Wizards on Saturday as they cut the series deficit to 2-1 as they routed the Wizards in game 3. Hugh said “Looks like playing…

92.9 The Game–04/24/2017

Dimitroff On Falcons Willingness To Move Up, Down in Draft: ‘We’re Not Going To Sit On Our Hands’

Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff joined the show, John asked TD if he was surprised they were able to sign big FA like Dontari Poe. “We weren’t surprised…

92.9 The Game–04/21/2017

The Morning Sports News: Draft Board Ready

The Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff and Head Coach Dan Quinn met with the media yesterday to discuss the upcoming draft, one of the things Dimitroff spoke about was how the team builds their draft board and some of the things that go into figuring out if a player meets their standards. John said “This team has a real…

92.9 The Game–04/21/2017

The NFL Hurry Up: ‘Hard Knocks Next Team Is’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, The next team for Hard Knocks will be, drum roll please, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be the next victim or team representing the league on the popular HBO show. Hugh said “I had forgotten

92.9 The Game–04/20/2017

The Morning Sports News: ‘In A Hole’

The Hawks find themselves in quite the hole now in the first round of the NBA playoffs as they lost game 2 last night to the Wizards 109-101 in Washington. John said “I don’t understand why Dwight Howard was…

92.9 The Game–04/20/2017

Aaron Hernandez Court Appearance

The NFL Hurry UP: ‘Tragic Ending’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, former Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez hanged himself overnight in his jail cell, Hernandez was acquitted on two murders earlier in the month but was serving a life sentence for a murder earlier convicted of. Hugh said “This is a little…

92.9 The Game–04/19/2017

The Morning Sports News: ‘First Loss’

The Braves dropped their first game at Suntrust park last night as they lost to the Nationals and Max Scherzer 3-1, Hugh said “Scherzer is no…

92.9 The Game–04/19/2017

Kawann Short #99 of the Carolina Panthers reacts after defeating the Seattle Seahawks.

The NFL Hurry Up: Huge Difference In Short’s Money And Poe’s Money

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, the Panthers have gotten rid of the franchise tender put on Kawann Short by giving him a new contract. Short got paid with a 5 year $80 million dollar contract where $42 million of it is guaranteed money. Hugh said “There’s…

92.9 The Game–04/18/2017

The Morning Sports News: Historic SunTrust Walk-Off

The Braves completed the sweep of the Padres last night with some walk-off help from home-town kid Dansby Swanson who had the first walk-off hit in Suntrust park in the bottom of the ninth inning. John said “I had a sense that…

92.9 The Game–04/18/2017

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