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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    TE Hayden Hurst
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    June 01, 2020 - 8:26 am

    With Julio Jones and Matt Ryan's best years supposedly behind them the Falcons may need another player to step up. John and Hugh discuss who they think could be the next young stud to develop into...

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    QB JT Daniels
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    May 29, 2020 - 8:59 am

    JT Daniels is a pro-style QB and he joined a crowded UGA QB room that many had assumed would be converting to a spread-option offense. John and Hugh chat about if Daniels really fit what Kirby...

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    Josef Martinez
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    May 28, 2020 - 9:50 am

    Josef Martinez is now two months removed from his knee procedure and injury expert Will Carroll details where he should be at physically and some of the special measures he's...

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    Atlanta Braves SS Dansby Swanson
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    May 27, 2020 - 9:49 am

    The MLB Owners latest proposal to the players is not an acceptable one according to many who cover the sport including 92.9 The Game's Joe Patrick who explains why it's such a poor deal and how...

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    RB Devonta Freeman
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    May 26, 2020 - 7:36 am

    After reportedly turning down an offer from the Seattle Seahawks, RB Devonta Freeman is having to answer questions about if he'll play in 2020 and where. John and Hugh share their thoughts on...

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    Training Camp at Flowery Branch
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    May 22, 2020 - 7:42 am

    John Fricke and Hugh Douglas chat about Thomas Dimitroff's comments regarding the job being done through virtual meetings, especially with the rookies, and how important it is for the younger...

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    College Football Stadium
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    May 21, 2020 - 10:20 am

    With College Football looking more and more like it will return, the next discussion will be if fans are allowed. Ohio State has already come out that they will be trying to get over 20,000 fans...

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    CoolToday Park
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    May 20, 2020 - 9:53 am

    Major League Baseball fans don't really care who gets the best deal when an agreement is made to return. In a battle of billoinaires and milloinaires it is the fans who will be taking the biggest...

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