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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    August 10, 2020 - 8:53 am

    Pete Fiutak from College Football News discusses the possibility that the Big Ten Conference could cancel the football season and what that would mean for the other Power Five Conferences. 

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    August 04, 2020 - 8:38 am

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    August 04, 2020 - 5:24 am

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    Mike Foltynewicz is clearly not right and some feel the issues are mental while others feel they are physical. Sports Psychologist Dr. Jack Llewelyn feels the issues are mental and Folty can...

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    July 30, 2020 - 8:31 am

    John and Hugh break down why College Football could move to a bubble restart now if they wanted to and which cites they think would make the most sense for each Power Five conference.

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