The Morning Show with John Fricke and Hugh Douglas

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John Fricke is a 30-plus year veteran television, radio 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). He 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 was also a news talk show host at both WSJS (Winston-Salem) and WGST (Atlanta). He has been the play-by-play radio voice at 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 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. His 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. Douglas has also spent time on BBC America and as a reporter with WTXF-TV in Philadelphia.

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    May 17, 2019 - 9:42 am

    Atlanta United Technical Director Carlos Bocanegra joined John Fricke and Harry Douglas and spoke about United becoming the hottest team in the MLS after a slow start. He opened by addressing how...

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    May 17, 2019 - 7:24 am

    On Friday moring Harry Douglas and John Fricke took a look at what the 2019 Falcons issues could be coming into the season and what they each see as the fatal flaw of this year's team. 

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    May 16, 2019 - 6:58 am

    In Austin Riley's debut game for the Atlanta Braves he hit a mammoth 438-foot home run in the fourth inning as the Braves doubled their lead and went on to win 4-0 and move above .500. 

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    May 15, 2019 - 8:23 am

    Atlanta Hawks broadcaster Steve Holman joined John and Hugh on Wednesday morning following the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery and not only is he pleased with the results, he also tells Hawks fans that...

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    May 15, 2019 - 7:05 am

    With Tuesday's NBA Draft Lottery handing the Atlanta Hawks the #8 and #10 picks, fans had mixed feelings. Certainly many were happy that the Hawks received the pick from Dallas from the Doncic-...

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    May 14, 2019 - 9:59 am

    Atlanta United Midfielder Julian Gressel was on the field with Pity Martinez as he scored his first goal. He shared his thoughts on Pity finally breaking through.

    "We know what he can do,...

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    May 14, 2019 - 9:01 am

    Atlanta Hawks general manager Travis Schlenk joined John and Hugh on Tuesday morning before the NBA Draft Lottery. With the Hawks having a 10.5% chance of winning the #1 overall pick, Schlenk...

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    May 13, 2019 - 8:47 am

    Atlanta Falcons beat writer D. Orlando Ledbetter was at rookie minicamp and told John and Hugh on Monday morning why he felt a mid-round pick may actually be the key when grading the draft down...

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