The Morning Show with John Fricke and Hugh Douglas

The Morning Show w/ John & Hugh

Mon-Fri: 6-10AM

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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    Atlanta United
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    February 27, 2020 - 9:19 am

    New Atlanta United Defender Brooks Lennon joins John Fricke and Hugh Douglas and speaks about the expectations for this Saturday's MLS season opener on the road against Nashville

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    Atlanta United Attacker Pity Martinez
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    February 26, 2020 - 7:20 am

    Atlanta United advanced to the Quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Champions League with a 3-0 victory over Motagua on Tuesday evening and Atlanta United Broadcasters Mike Conti and Jason Longhsore...

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    Pro Bowl TE Austin Hooper
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    February 26, 2020 - 6:21 am

    The Falcons salary cap situation has forced them into some difficult decisions about which players they can bring back before they reach free agency. John Fricke and Hugh Douglas lay out which...

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    Clint Capela guarding Joel Embiid
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    February 25, 2020 - 8:57 am

    Philadelphia 76ers Center Joel Embiid torched the Hakws for 49 points and 14 rebounds and Atlanta Hawks GM Travis Schlenk says that won't be the case when Clint Capela is out there making an...

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    Mavericks Forward Luka Doncic
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    February 24, 2020 - 7:42 am

    John Fricke and Hugh Douglas demand the NBA takes care of the load management issues and it's not up to the teams, but the league officials to address the problem.

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    Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder
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    February 24, 2020 - 7:24 am

    Deontay Wilder lost to Tyson Fury in Las Vegas on Saturday night when his corner threw in the towel in the 7th Round and John Fricke and Hugh Douglas react to the impact that loss will have on how...

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    Mavericks Forward Luka Doncic
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    February 23, 2020 - 12:08 pm

    Load Management in the NBA is a problem and the latest example of that is the Mavericks benching Luka Doncic on Saturday night. Will Palaszczuk and John Fricke express their anger and...

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    Falcons DE Takk McKinley
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    February 21, 2020 - 8:37 am

    The Falcons need a new pass rusher after parting ways with Vic Beasley and John Fricke and Hugh Douglas speak about who is available in free agency and if that's a better option than the Falcons...

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    Austin Riley and Johan Camargo
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    February 21, 2020 - 7:14 am

    The first four spots in the Braves batting order is set, but the fifth spot is up for grabs. John Fricke and Hugh Douglas discuss some of the options and the decision facing Brian Snitker during...

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    Clint Capela
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    February 20, 2020 - 8:11 am

    Atlanta Hawks Head Coach Lloyd Pierce chats with John Fricke and Hugh Douglas and explains the teams plan to play it safe when it comes to Clint Capela returning to the floor. 

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