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: ‘Failure Leads To Success’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, the newest Gatorade commercial out has many players who have failed and won championships in their careers and the ending starred our very own Matt Ryan. Hugh said “It gave me…

92.9 The Game–06/28/2017

The Morning Sports News: ‘A First For Newcomb’

The Braves started their six game west coast road trip last night in San Diego as Sean Newcomb made his fourth start of his career, the rookie pitched six scoreless innings while striking out eight to earn his first career win. Hugh said “He’s had four quality…

92.9 The Game–06/28/2017

The NFL Hurry Up: ‘Lost Before The Season’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, the Saints have lost a key part of their defense before the season has even started as Nick Fairley has been put on the reserve/non-football illness list as doctors have told him to put his career on hold due to a heart condition. Hugh said “I hate this for him…

92.9 The Game–06/27/2017

John Collins

The Morning Sports News: ‘Meet The Rookies’

The Atlanta Hawks introduced their rookies yesterday as John Collins, Tyler Dorsey and Alpha Kaba meet with the media for the first time along with GM Travis Schlenk. The team has also reportedly made a qualifying offer to…

92.9 The Game–06/27/2017

Vic Beasley

Falcons Position Preview 2017: Defensive Line

John Fricke takes an advance look at the Atlanta Falcons at the positional level. This examination is on the defensive line as training camp begins in 29 days.

92.9 The Game–06/27/2017

The NFL Hurry Up: ‘Weight’s Not An Issue’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, Carolina GM Dave Gettleman is not happy about the media’s treatment of Kelvin Benjamin’s weight issue. Gettleman says him coming into OTA’s overweight is no big deal and he will be ready for training camp. Hugh said “I can’t roll with…

92.9 The Game–06/26/2017

The Morning Sports News: ‘Chasing .500’

The Braves ended a 10 game home stand yesterday on a down note as they lost the finale of the Brewers series 7-0, the Brewers avoided the sweep with the win over Julio Teheran. It was a successful road trip as…

92.9 The Game–06/26/2017

The NFL Hurry Up: ‘You’re Fired’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, the Chiefs have fired their GM John Dorsey, the reports coming out say that Dorsey and team Owner Clark Hunt didn’t get along very well. Fricke said “The fans…

92.9 The Game–06/23/2017

The Morning Sports News: ‘With the 19th Overall pick’

The NBA draft took place and our Hawks had the 19th pick in the first round and they used it on Power Forward John Collins who played his college basketball at the Wake Forest, the team used it’s second pick in the draft to get John Dorsey a guard out of the University of Oregon. Jon said “He’s still a…

92.9 The Game–06/23/2017

The NFL Hurry Up: ‘Pay That Man His Money’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, Derek Carr looks like he will get paid, as the Raiders are set to make him the highest paid player in the league by paying him around $25 million a year. Jon said “This is how the NFL…

92.9 The Game–06/22/2017

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