The Daily Madden
A feature article about John Madden in Thursday’s USA Today includes a 1982 picture of Madden working the telestrator to diagram plays for his NFL broadcasts.
“The Raiders have more salary cap money than any other team, so they’re going to, in theory I guess, be able to get a lot more on the free agent market than any other team in the league,” Madden told the KCBS morning crew.
Police in Oakland were investigating who’s behind fliers depicting a swastika on a Jewish councilwoman’s forehead. They were plastered throughout the Montclair district.
Texans coach Gary Kubiak collapsed at halftime in Sunday night’s game against the Colts after reportedly feeling light headed and dizzy. The episode raised concerns about the pressure on coaches during the season.
Rookie Tomas Hertl scored his league-leading seventh goal before leaving with an injury and Brent Burns got the tiebreaker in the third period to lead the San Jose Sharks to their fifth straight win to open the season, 3-2 over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night.
John Madden is back in the Madden Cruiser on his way to the Pro Football Hall of Fame festivities in Canton, Ohio.
Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson and Chicago Bears receiver Devin Hester raced a cheetah for a Nat Geo Wild TV special.
Bay Area Rapid Transit workers took a significant step closer Wednesday to a train stoppage that would affect hundreds of thousands of daily commuters, prompting transportation officials to warn that there could be gridlock on the region’s streets next week.
Award-winning journalist and war correspondent Michael Hastings has died in a car accident in Los Angeles. He won a Polk Award for magazine reporting for a story that was credited with ending Gen. Stanley McChrystal’s career after it revealed the military’s candid criticisms of the Obama administration.
The national intelligence director said the disclosure of an Internet surveillance program is “reprehensible” and a document leak about a phone records program could cause long-lasting and irreversible harm to the nation’s ability to respond to threats.