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Center Jeremy Newberry #62 seen during the 2005 season with the 49ers. (Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

Ex-49er In Class Action Suit Against NFL For ‘Culture Of Drug Misuse, Substituting Players’ Health For Profit’

Former 49ers Pro Bowl center Jeremy Newberry joined hundreds of former players in a class-action lawsuit filed today in San Francisco Federal Court. Ex-NFL stars Richard Dent, Jim McMahon, Roy Green, and Ron Stone are also among those listed as Plaintiffs.

05/20/2014

A general view of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome prior to Super Bowl XLVII on January 31, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: No Change In NFL Playoffs, Yet

Among the topics at the NFL owners meetings in Atlanta this week is an expanded playoffs schedule. “Eventually it’s going to happen,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. “It’s not going to happen […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/19/2014

HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 22: Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos calls a play during the first half of the game against the Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium on December 22, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Peyton Changes Definition Of ‘Omaha’

Quarterback Peyton Manning says he’ll still use the word ‘Omaha’ while calling plays for the Denver Broncos this season.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/16/2014

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

Marquee Matchups Rule: Variable Pricing For 49ers Single-Game Tickets At Levi’s Stadium

The San Francisco 49ers have released the prices for single-game tickets for the 2014 NFL Season at their new Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara.

05/13/2014

Khalil Mack of the Buffalo Bulls poses with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after he was picked #5 overall by the Oakland Raiders during the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on May 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Judge NFL Draftees Three Years From Now

NFL team managers are meeting this week with the players they picked up in the draft. “Everyone says ‘how do you like your draft,’” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. “Right after you do your draft you like it. You have to ask that question three years from now… You really don’t know what you have until you teach him what you want him to do in your system.”

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/13/2014

U.S. Supreme Court Issues Orders On DOMA And Prop 8 Cases

From NFL Draft to Arkansas, State Legislature To Singing Competition, Gay Milestones Change Cultural Norms Worldwide

A gay American football player kissed his boyfriend on national TV after being drafted by the National Football League; gay marriage arrived in the Bible Belt; a bearded cross-dresser won one of the biggest TV song competitions in the world.

05/13/2014

Jadeveon Clowney of the South Carolina Gamecocks stands on stage with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after he was picked #1 overall by the Houston Texansduring the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on May 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The NFL Draft As Reality TV

The NFL’s three-day draft extravaganza ended late Saturday with good TV ratings. “I thought it was the best job they’ve ever done,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/12/2014

Oakland Raiders

Raiders Take DT Ellis, CB McGill In 4th Round Of NFL Draft

The Oakland Raiders have taken Louisiana Tech defensive tackle Justin Ellis and Utah cornerback Keith McGill with picks in the fourth round of the draft.

05/10/2014

A San Francisco 49ers football helmet. (CBS graphic)

49ers Draft South Carolina WR Bruce Ellington In 4th Round Of NFL Draft

The 49ers finally addressed one of their top needs in the NFL draft by selecting South Carolina wide receiver Bruce Ellington with the 106th overall pick in the fourth round.

05/10/2014

Chris Culliver

Lawsuit Claims 49ers’ Chris Culliver Threatened Teen, Used Racial Slurs After San Jose Crash

San Francisco 49ers player Chris Culliver drove recklessly in San Jose in March, “doing several donuts” before colliding with a bicyclist and a car, then used racial slurs and brandished brass knuckles, according to plaintiffs in a lawsuit.

05/09/2014