John Fricke

John Fricke

John Fricke is a 30+ year veteran television and radio show host and anchor. He 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.

 

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    Head coach Gus Malzahn of the Auburn Tigers
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    May 07, 2019 - 6:00 am

    Arguments can be made for a number of Power 5 head coaches to be sitting on very hot seats this season around college football. 

    Among them:
     
    Florida State, Willie Taggart. ...

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    Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson
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    March 20, 2019 - 10:51 pm

    Freddie Freeman is not on this list because his importance, leadership and production are assumed. That's why he is Freddie Freeman. 

    6. Dansby Swanson. If we are to believe he can be solid...

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    August 24, 2018 - 7:13 am

    Each and every year as the college football season inches closer, we rank head coaches on their job security status from 'untouchable' to 'win or you're out.' Here are my first hot seat rankings...

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    August 08, 2018 - 11:12 am

    College Football's big opening weekend has it's share of intrigue. Locally, Kennessaw State is coming off its banner season last year opening at Georgia State in a game that has potential to kick-...

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    Atlanta Falcons cheerleaders
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    June 28, 2018 - 9:50 am

    OK... we can argue this (of course we can, what we do).

    Here are my "Title Hot Rankings" for the major Atlanta teams right now.

    5 Stars - Title can happen right now!
    4 Stars -...

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    John Collins
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    May 22, 2018 - 8:10 am

    So, sports betting is about to be legal all over the place.  

    Here’s a futures bet you should ask for (and yes you can ask a sports book to make a bet for you! Who knows, they might.)

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    Miguel Almiron
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    March 20, 2018 - 6:12 am

    Atlanta United is bad news for Major League Soccer (MLS).

    Plain and simple.

    Just a few matches into its second season the Five Stripes have more than just re-written the MLS record...

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