The Daily Madden

Daily Madden

Daily Madden

Daily chat with the coach, John Madden. On air: Weekdays 8:15am, 9:15am, 3:15p & 5:15pm.

  • Daily Madden - 2/26/15

    February 26, 2015

    The coach talks about Florida State’s Xavier Rathan-Mayes scoring an astonishing 30 points in 4 1/2 minutes against Miami Wednesday night, the drug addiction problems surrounding Los Angeles Angels’ outfielder Josh Hamilton, the Detroit Lions release of Reggie Bush and issues with other injured NFL running backs.
  • Daily Madden - 2/25/15

    February 25, 2015

    John Madden looks at what approval of a stadium plan in Inglewood means for a Raiders possible move to Southern California.
  • The Daily Madden - 2/24/15

    February 24, 2015

    The coach says he doesn’t see much change coming to the NFL rules based on his time at the combine a few weeks ago. He also doesn’t see the rumored change coming to NCAA rules that would see freshmen once again become ineligible for varsity sports.
  • Daily Madden - 2/23/15

    February 23, 2015

    The coach says if Oakland and Alameda County want to keep the Raiders in town then they need to let the team know what they can do to make that happen. If there's nothing they can offer, then it's probably time for Mark Davis to take the team to Los Angeles where they can get new stadium.
  • Daily Madden 2/13/15

    February 13, 2015

    The Coach talks about hackers on the course during Herm Edwards’ golf game at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am tournament and the upcoming NFL scouting combine that will keep him occupied for the most part of next week.
  • Daily Madden - 2/12/15

    February 12, 2015

    The Coach is at Pebble Beach for the 2015 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am but explains why he won't be staying for much longer. He also talks about the NFL Scouting Combine.
  • Daily Madden - 2/11/15

    February 11, 2015

    Coach talks about Buster Posey’s group hug from the 49er legends at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament, share more thoughts on NFL Films founder Ed Sabol and comments on the controversy brewing in the NFL about the Browns future QB coach tutoring potential daft pick Marcus Mariota.
  • Daily Madden - 2/10/15

    February 10, 2015

    The Coach talks about Ed Sabol and his contribution to football with NFL Films. While the Rams’ owner moves closer to stadium in Los Angles, the state of Missouri is scrambling to build another one in St. Louis.
  • Daily Madden - 2/9/15

    February 9, 2015

    The Coach talks about how to handle email from irate fans, the life of college basketball coach Dean Smith and Jerry Rice's admitted Stickum use.
  • Daily Madden - 2/6/15

    February 6, 2015

    The Coach offers an unemotional farewell to Candlestick Park but waxes nostalgic about Seals Stadium. Madden also talks about Tiger Wood’s withdrawal from the Farmers Insurance Classic on Thursday.
  • Daily Madden - 2/5/15

    February 5, 2015

    Coach says that the Warriors shine with teamwork and great coaching and talks about Browns in texting controversy. He also says there’s too much glorification of high-schoolers for National Letter of Intent Day.
  • Daily Madden - 2/4/15

    February 4, 2015

    John Madden on the amazing athleticism of New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.
  • Daily Madden - 2/3/15

    February 3, 2015

    Was Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman concussed in the Super Bowl? Coach says the NFL concussion protocol still needs work. Also, should NFL teams be allowed to pump in crowd noise during games?
  • Daily Madden - 2/2/15 9 am

    February 2, 2015

    Madden talks about the 'Madden NFL 15' prediction for the outcome of Super Bowl XLIX, the twists and turns during the matchup between the Patriots and the Seahawks, and Tom Brady's legacy.
  • Daily Madden - 2/2/15 8 am

    February 2, 2015

    Super Bowl XLIX was 'best game ever' for John as a fan; the second guessers are right -- that was a bad call by Seattle at end of game.
  • Daily Madden - 1/30/15 9 a.m.

    January 30, 2015

    Coach Madden says the Tom Brady-Richard Sherman matchup is among the ones to watch in Super Bowl XLIX.
  • Daily Madden - 01/30/15 8 a.m.

    January 30, 2015

    The coach says the Patriots and Seahawks are evenly matched for Super Bowl XLIX but gives one team the nod.
  • Daily Madden - 1/29/15

    January 29, 2015

    Coach says “Something Will Change” in NFL rules after Patriots' deflation controversy.
  • Daily Madden - 1/28/15

    January 28, 2015

    John Madden on Media Day for the Super Bowl and why everyone is required to participate.
  • Daily Madden - 1/27/15

    January 27, 2015

    Coach says he thought deflate-gate would be over by now but that’s not the case as Pro Football Hall of Famer and former 49er and Raider Jerry Rice has come out and called it “cheating.”
  • Daily Madden - 1/26/15 9a

    January 26, 2015

    Coach talks about Golden State Warrior Klay Thompson's big night on Friday, Coack K's 1000th win for Duke and issues with the Pro Bowl.
  • Daily Madden - 1/26/15 8a

    January 26, 2015

    SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — Coach talks about the New England Patriots’ deflategate distraction, the Pro Bowl and new MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred’s openness to defensive-shift ban.
  • Daily Madden - 1/23/15 8 am

    January 23, 2015

    Madden talks about free-agent pitcher Ryan Vogelsong’s one-year agreement with the Giants and says the New England Patriots' “Deflate-gate” needs a closing soon.
  • Daily Madden - 1/22/15

    January 22, 2015

    Madden talks about New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick and how serious the allegations are that his team used balls that were deflated after being inspected by officials before the game.
  • Daily Madden - 1/21/15

    January 21, 2015

    John Madden weighs in on the latest NFL controversy, "Deflate Gate."
Sportscaster and former Los Angeles Raiders coach John Madden sits in a shady spot while covering the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am in Pebble Beach, California in 1992. (Stephen Dunn / Staff)

Daily Madden: How The Telestrator Was Born

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.


Donte Whitner #31 of the San Francisco 49ers.  (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The Free Agency Scramble Begins

“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.


Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf (Libby Schaff/A Better Oakland)

Flyers Of Jewish Councilwoman With Swastika On Her Face Posted In Oakland

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.


Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: NFL Coaching Often Not Good For One’s Health

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.


Ottawa Senators v San Jose Sharks

Sharks Beat Senators 3-2 For 5th Straight Win

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.


Offensive lineman Larry Allen #73 of the Dallas Cowboys leaves the field after playing against the San Diego Chargers on September 11, 2005 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. The Cowboys won 28-24. (Stephen Dunn /Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Lineman Get Their Due As Hall Of Fame Turns 50

John Madden is back in the Madden Cruiser on his way to the Pro Football Hall of Fame festivities in Canton, Ohio.


John Madden

Daily Madden: Can NFL Speedsters Out-Run A Cheetah?

Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson and Chicago Bears receiver Devin Hester raced a cheetah for a Nat Geo Wild TV special.


Passengers get off of a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train as it arrives at the Daly City station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Workers Vote To Authorize Strike; Region Braces For Worst

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.


Journalist Michael Hastings. (CNN)

War Correspondent Michael Hastings Dies In SoCal Car Crash

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.


Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper. (CBS)

Intelligence Chief Blasts Leaks About Internet Surveillance & Phone Records

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.



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