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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.

    Josef Martinez
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    March 19, 2018 - 11:29 am

    Atlanta United Radio Network play-by-play announcer Mike Conti joined The Morning Show with John Fricke and Hugh Douglas to talk about the team’s big 4-1 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps on...

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    March 17, 2018 - 7:32 am

    Atlanta United technical director and vice president Carlos Bocanegra joined The Morning Show with John Fricke and Hugh Douglas Friday to talk about the team’s match against the Vancouver...

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    March 15, 2018 - 10:46 am

    The Atlanta Falcons signed offensive guard Brandon Fusco on Wednesday and John Frick and Hugh Douglas conversed about the free-agent signing on The Morning Show Thursday. 


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    March 14, 2018 - 1:42 pm

    The Cleveland Browns are reportedly expected to sign former 49ers running back Carlos Hyde. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, Hyde's getting a three-year deal worth more than $15 million,...

    Kirk Cousins
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    March 14, 2018 - 1:09 pm

    Eight teams are going to have a new starting quarterback next year; who has the best?

    Between Case Keenum going to the Denver Broncos and Alex Smith going to the Washington Redskins, Hugh...

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    February 28, 2018 - 10:26 am

    Jeff Larentowicz, midfielder for Atlanta United, joined The Morning Show with John Fricke and Hugh Douglas to talk about the team’s first regular season game against the Houston Dynamo this ...

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    February 27, 2018 - 3:53 pm

    Former Atlanta Falcons head coach (1990-1993) Jerry Glanville joined The Morning Show with John Fricke and Hugh Douglas to talk about joining the Canadian Football League as the Hamilton Tiger-...