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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    Cam Newton
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    June 29, 2020 - 8:32 am

    After free agent QB Cam Newton signed a 1-year deal with the Patriots on Sunday afternoon, John and Hugh discuss what he does for the Patriots and if he can change the landscape of the AFC East...

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    Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan
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    June 26, 2020 - 9:47 am

    Matt Ryan went on a podcast earlier this week and predicted 12 wins for the Falcons this year and NFL Columnist Frank Schwab, who covers the game for Yahoo Sports, feels that while it could go any...

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    Ronald Acuna Jr.
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    June 24, 2020 - 9:34 am

    With just a 60-game MLB season the usual marathon to outlast your opponents has turned into a sprint where getting off to a good start matters. John and Hugh discuss why it's more important in the...

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    Bubba Wallace
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    June 23, 2020 - 8:35 am

    Bubba Wallace is NASCAR's lone full-time African American driver and he's at the forefront of NASCAR's push to equality and to rid the sport of racism. NASCAR Analyst for Fox Sports Larry...

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    Dan Quinn and Thomas Dimitroff
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    June 22, 2020 - 8:29 am

    All the Atlanta teams have pretty defined expectations, varying from just making the playoffs to winning it all, and John and Hugh take a look at each team's goals and if they...

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    RB Ezekiel Elliott
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    June 19, 2020 - 8:48 am

    Earlier this week Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott became one of a few NFL players to catch coronavirus and Bleacher Report NFL Columnist Tyler Dunne feels that it was only a matter of time until a few...

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    The Belmont Stake
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    June 18, 2020 - 9:47 am

    This year’s Horse Racing Triple Crown is being run out of its regular order and The Belmont Stakes is being run first, but just because it's the first step to winning a Triple...

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    MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred
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    June 17, 2020 - 9:56 am

    Rob Manfred is in a position similar to another commissioner, Roger Goodell. 92.9 The Game Braves Insider Joe Patrick explains why Manfred is simply stuck being the voice of the owners.

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    Atlanta United Goalie Brad Guzan
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    June 16, 2020 - 9:01 am

    Atlanta United Goalkeeper Brad Guzan details how knowing the season would always return has helped to keep the team sharper than they would be during a normal offseason even with the length of...

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