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Daily Madden: Brian Wilson’s Antics

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Photos: Brian Wilson At The ESPY'S

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SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – San Francisco Giants All-Star closer Brian Wilson attended the ESPY Awards in a spandex tuxedo Wednesday night. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew that he’s not a fan of outrageous antics by players in team sports.

“Doesn’t it look like he’s trying a little too hard?” Madden asked. “That’s one of the things that bothers me a little, and not only Brian Wilson, but the stuff James Harrison is doing in the NFL, where players in team sports are trying to bring themselves out as individuals.”

>>Gallery: Brian Wilson At The EPSY’s

Steelers linebacker James Harrison recently posed for a picture in a magazine shirtless and cross-armed holding two handguns. Madden stressed he’s not comparing Harrison’s behavior to Wilson’s. However, he said, “you talk about winning as a team and losing as a team and being part of a team… and there shouldn’t be a lot of ‘Hey, look at me’ in it. That’s for the individual sports… I’ve never really believed in that stuff for team sports.”(8:05)

Listen to the John Madden segment live weekday mornings at 8:15 on KCBS All News 740 AM/106.9 FM.

(Copyright 2011 by CBS San Francisco. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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