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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The Morning Sports News: ‘Walk Off’

The Braves got back into the win column yesterday as Matt Kemp hit a walk off 2 run homer to give the Bravos the 5-3 win in the eleventh inning, Sean Newcomb had another solid start as he pitched six innings of one run ball in his third career start. Chuckery said “We know they have a good…

92.9 The Game–06/22/2017

The NFL Hurry Up: ‘Donating To The Cause’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, Warren Sapp is the latest former NFL player to speak on CTE and head trauma as the Hall of Fame DL said he would donate his brain to the cause because of…

92.9 The Game–06/21/2017

The Morning Sports News: ‘One And Done’

The Atlanta Hawks made a big move Tuesday night trading star center Dwight Howard and the 31st pick in the draft to the Charlotte Hornets for Miles Pumlee, Marco BMarco Belinelli and the 41st overall pick in the draft. Chuckery said “You traded…

92.9 The Game–06/21/2017

The NFL Hurry Up: ‘Off-season Win for Washington?’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, Yesterday the supreme court ruled in favor of an Asian rock band that wanted to patent their band name something that was deemed offensive by some. The court said that they are allowed to trademark the name, and the first amendment protects them. Fricke said “This is a huge…

92.9 The Game–06/20/2017

The Morning Sports News: ‘Blast From The Past’

The Braves won their third straight last night as they won the first of four against the San Francisco Giants 9-0 last night behind seven innings of shutout ball from R.A. Dickey, it was Dickey’s fifth win of the season. Jon said “I don’t know what to do with…

92.9 The Game–06/20/2017

The NFL Hurry Up: No Overtime?

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, Let’s get rid of Overtime? Apparently that was proposed by former head of officiating Dean Blandino who said when they voted to shorten overtime he wanted to get rid of it completely in the regular season. Chuckery said “I feel like…

92.9 The Game–06/19/2017

Atlanta Braves, Brandon Phillips

The Morning Sports News: Chuckery Wants ‘Two More Years Of Phillips’

The U.S. Open had a first time winner yet again as Brooks Koepka tied a record 16 under to win his first major and U.S. Open, it was a group of…

92.9 The Game–06/19/2017

The NFL Hurry Up: ‘Cut By Voicemail?’

It was time for the NFL Hurry up, Jeremy Maclin was recently cut by the Kansas City Chiefs, and you’ll never believe how the veteran wide receiver was let go. Maclin told reporters he found out that he was cut via voicemail, Maclin went on to say he was told that the team had apparently been shopping him for months on the trading block. Hugh said “First off…

92.9 The Game–06/16/2017

The Morning Sports News: ‘Gone For The Summer’

The Falcons concluded mini-camp yesterday up at Flowery Branch, camp ended early due to Mohamad Sanu kicking a field goal against a member of the coaching staff. Hugh said “I talked w/ some of the coaches and…

92.9 The Game–06/16/2017

The Morning Sports News: ‘Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad’

A late afternoon game ended the Braves brief road-trip in Washington against the Nationals as the bats stayed hot on the route to a 13-2 win in the rubber game between the two teams. Brandon Phillips lead the charge going 4-6 with 3 RBI in the winning effort, Julio Teheran gave up two runs on seven innings pitched. Hugh said “Julio pitched…

92.9 The Game–06/15/2017

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