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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ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 13:  First baseman Freddie Freeman #5 of the Atlanta Braves (right) is congratulated by left fielder Matt Kemp #27 after Freeman hit a 2-run home run in the first inning during the game against the Miami Marlins at Turner Field on September 13, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

The Morning Sports News: ‘It’s Been How Long?’

A rough outing for Matt Wisler Tuesday night led to a 7-5 Braves loss to Miami. Wisler was out in the fifth inning after giving up six runs and ten hits, Freddie Freeman drove in three runs and hit his 30th Home-run of the season in the loss. John said “Freddie is the first Brave’s player to hit 30…

92.9 The Game–09/14/2016

PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 11: Fletcher Cox #91 of the Philadelphia Eagles sacks quarterback Robert Griffin III #10 of the Cleveland Browns during the third quarter at Lincoln Financial Field on September 11, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Eagles defeated the Browns 29-10. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

The NFL Hurry Up: ‘Early Exit’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, Robert Griffin III was placed on IR reserve yesterday as he broke a bone in his left shoulder, John said “His time as the…

92.9 The Game–09/13/2016

LANDOVER, MD - SEPTEMBER 12: Wide receiver Antonio Brown #84 of the Pittsburgh Steelers celebrates with teammate running back DeAngelo Williams #34 after scoring a second-quarter touchdown against the Washington Redskins at FedExField on September 12, 2016 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

The Morning Sports News: ‘Dancing With The Steelers’

Week one of the NFL season is over and in the Monday night games, Pittsburgh rallied past Washington 38-16 Ben Roethlisberger had three touchdown passes, including two to Antonio Brown. Hugh said “Antonio Brown twerked after one of his…

92.9 The Game–09/13/2016

Top 5 Issues From The Falcons’ Opener

Setting aside how damaging losing a division game at home might potentially be down the line, the Falcons’ issues are larger than one defeat.

92.9 The Game–09/12/2016

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SEC Rankings Week 2, Match-up Previews For Week 3

Each week we’ll rank the teams in the SEC and preview their upcoming match-ups. This past weekend was Week 2! Let’s break it down…

92.9 The Game–09/12/2016

ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 11: Charles Sims III #34 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Fricke: ‘5 Knee Jerk Reactions On Falcons’ Opener’

Setting aside how damaging losing a division game at home might potentially be down the line the Falcons issues are larger than one defeat. Dumb (really dumb) penalties. There is simply no excuse for…

92.9 The Game–09/12/2016

NEW ORLEANS, LA - SEPTEMBER 11: Head coach Jack Del Rio of the Oakland Raiders celebrates after winning a game against the New Orleans Saints at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 11, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)

The NFL Hurry Up: ‘Gutsy’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, the Raiders came back yesterday against the Saints to win 35-34, the way they got there was by going for 2 at the end of the game. Hugh said “That was a…

92.9 The Game–09/12/2016

LISTEN: Dave Archer Joins The Morning Show

Dave Archer joined the show to talk about the Falcons loss yesterday, Hugh asked him what stood out to him Arch said “inability to punch it into the…

92.9 The Game–09/12/2016

ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 11:  Mohamed Sanu #12 of the Atlanta Falcons fails to pull in this reception against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Georgia Dome on September 11, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

The Morning Show: ‘Time To Regroup’

Opening day at the Georgia Dome for the Falcons Sunday turned into a Jameis Winston show, as Tampa beats the Falcons 31-24 thanks to four Winston touchdown passes. Hugh said “There were key plays that gave the Bucs momentum and they…

92.9 The Game–09/12/2016

ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 11:  Charles Sims #34 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers celebrates scoring a touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on September 11, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Falcons Rally, But Drop Opener 31-24 To Tampa

Jameis Winston threw four touchdowns pass to prevail in a passing duel with Matt Ryan and Tampa Bay defeated the NFC South-rival Atlanta Falcons 31-24 on Sunday…

92.9 The Game–09/11/2016

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