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San Francisco Bay Area Super Bowl 50 Host Committee Unveils Logo, Gets Busy Planning Big Show

The collection of organizers tasked with putting on the biggest single-day sporting event on earth is getting down to business after officially kicking off the planning efforts for Super Bowl 50 Thursday.

06/05/2014

Atlanta Falcons v San Francisco 49ers

Condoleezza Rice, Charles Schwab, Steve Young, Yahoo!’s Marissa Mayer Join Dignitaries Advising San Francisco Bay Area Super Bowl Host Committee

The Super Bowl 50 Host Committee advisers read like a who’s who list of Bay Area dignitaries, working to make the 2016 Super Bowl iconic, and different from the previous 49 games.

06/05/2014

Quarterback Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers under center in the first half against the Seattle Seahawks during the 2014 NFC Championship at CenturyLink Field on January 19, 2014 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Kaepernick, 49ers Reportedly Reach 6-Year, $110 Million Extension

Starting quarterback Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers will become one of the National Football League’s highest paid quarterbacks after signing a new 6-year deal, according to ESPN.

06/04/2014

An exterior view of Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara as it nears completion, May 13, 2014. (CBS)

De La Salle, Wilcox To Take Part In First High School Football Games At Levi’s Stadium

Two Bay Area high schools, including one of the nation’s most successful programs, will participate in first high school football games at the new home of the San Francisco 49ers.

06/03/2014

Jeremy Newberry #62 of the San Francisco 49ers faces the New Orleans Saints during the game at Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans , Louisiana. The 49ers won 38-0. DIGITAL IMAGE. Mandatory Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

GameDay: Who’s To Blame In The NFL Drug Lawsuit?

Are Jeremy Newberry’s shocking allegations really that shocking? For years players have shared with me the dirty little secrets that go on behind closed doors of the NFL locker room. The only difference now is that the secrets aren’t so secret anymore.

05/22/2014

Dee Ford #30 of the South team works against Morgan Moses #78 during a Senior Bowl practice session at Fairhope Stadium on January 20, 2014 in Fairhope, Alabama. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Do College Grads Make Better NFL Players?

The Wall Street Journal reports some NFL teams are favoring college graduates or athletes on track to graduate in making their draft and free-agent selections.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/22/2014

A detail of the official National Football League NFL logo is seen painted on the turf as the New York Giants host the Atlanta Falcons during their NFC Wild Card Playoff game at MetLife Stadium on January 8, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Lawsuit Will Help Educate All In NFL

Former San Francisco 49ers lineman Jeremy Newberry is one of eight former players accusing the NFL in a lawsuit of regular misuse of painkillers to keep players on the field. “I think (the lawsuit) is going to lead to more education,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.

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Jeremy Newberry #62 of the San Francisco 49ers faces the New Orleans Saints during the game at Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans , Louisiana. The 49ers won 38-0. DIGITAL IMAGE. Mandatory Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

NFL Pain-Killer Culture: John Madden Says Broadcast Announcer Gets Shots, Too

Hall of Fame coach John Madden offered an anecdote Wednesday of the NFL drug culture extending up to the announcing booth.

05/21/2014

Akintunde Ahmad, a graduating senior at Oakland Technical High School, will attend Yale University in the fall. Ahmad, also known as 'Tunde, has a 5.0 GPA and scored 2100 on the SAT. (CBS)

Raiders Honor Yale-Bound Oakland Teen For 5.0 GPA, 2100 SAT Score

The Oakland Raiders opened their doors Tuesday to a young, multi-talented genius. He is not their latest draft pick, but an Ivy League-bound teenager who has taken the country by storm with his academic success.

05/20/2014

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Daily Madden: Why Tony La Russa Missed Coaching

Former Cardinals and A’s manager Tony La Russa has been named ‘Chief Baseball Officer’ by the struggling Arizona Diamondbacks. “I texted Tony and I got an interesting response,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning […]

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