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  • Daily Madden -- 7/29/15

    July 29, 2015

    The Coach discusses Tom Brady’s ‘deflategate’ scandal, suspensions and texts, as well as the NFL's choice to have both teams wear colored jerseys for Thursday night games.
  • Daily Madden - 7/28/15

    July 28, 2015

    The Coach discusses Giants’ Brandon Crawford’s home runs, the Arizona Cardinals hiring the first woman coach for the preseason, and the training camps for the 49ers and Raiders.
  • Daily Madden – 7/27

    July 28, 2015

    The Coach discusses his broadcast career and recent election to the Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame over the weekend.
  • Daily Madden -- 7/23/15

    July 23, 2015

    The Coach discusses acronyms for sports, computerized automatic strike zone for a minor league baseball team’s games and former A’s Eric Byrnes involvement with refereeing this team.
  • Daily Madden – 7/22/15

    July 23, 2015

    The Coach discusses Hector Sanchez’s grand slam bat flip and the history of team rivalries.
  • Daily Madden -- 7/23/15

    July 21, 2015

    The Coach discusses the British Open results, Becky Hammon, the first female head coach for the NBA summer league, and Randy Johnson, the former MLB player turned professional photographer.
  • Daily Madden – 7/20/15

    July 20, 2015

    The Coach discusses the British Open golf tournament which goes into Monday for the first time in 27 years.
  • Daily Madden -- 7/17/15

    July 17, 2015

    The Coach discusses the career of golfer Tom Watson, who is playing in his last British Open this weekend, and Buffalo Bills’ Head Coach Rex Ryan’s skydive over Niagara Falls.
  • Daily Madden -- 7/16/15

    July 16, 2015

    The Coach discusses former San Francisco 49ers Owner Edward DeBartolo, Jr. and Former Oakland Raider's Owner Al Davis, both known for the amount of NFL Hall of Fame induction speeches they've given. Coach also weighs in on round one of The Open at St. Andrews.
  • Daily Madden -- 7/15/15

    July 15, 2015

    The Coach discusses the Sacramento Kings’ acquisition of free agent forward Luc Mbah a Moute (with a look at other memorable names in sports), Sandy Koufax’s ceremonial first pitch at last night’s MLB All-Star Game, and the impressive performance by Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman.
  • Daily Madden -- 7/14/15

    July 14, 2015

    The Coach discusses the Homerun Derby including whether or not it wears out the players, the Giants’ Brandon Crawford heading to the All-Star game and Pete Rose.
  • Daily Madden -- 7/13/15

    July 13, 2015

    The Coach discusses the athletic dominance of Serena Williams after her win at Wimbledon, Jordan Spieth outshining Tiger Woods at The Masters and the up coming Homerun Derby in Cincinnati.
  • Daily Madden - 7/10/15

    July 10, 2015

    John Madden shares his fond memories of quarterback Ken Stabler.
  • Daily Madden - 7/10/15

    July 10, 2015

    Daily Q&A with John Madden on KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM - The Coach remembers former Oakland Raiders’ quarterback Ken Stabler, who recently died of colon cancer.
  • Daily Madden 7/9/15

    July 9, 2015

    Daily Q&A with John Madden on KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM - The Coach discusses the performance of tennis player Serena Williams, two NFL players losing fingers due to accidents from fireworks and how doing burpees help him play poker.
  • Daily Madden - 7/8/15

    July 8, 2015

    The Coach discusses Hunter Pence’s impact on the Giants as the outfielder returns from the DL, how sports schedulers can impart competitive advantages, and why a smartphone is being blamed for an athlete’s ailment.
  • Daily Madden -- 7/7/15

    July 7, 2015

    The Coach discusses the NFL starting to show ads for Thursday night football after 4th of July, NBA player David West signs with the San Antonio Spurs for less money than the Indiana Pacers and the reasons why NFL players would accept a lower salary to stay with a team.
  • John Madden: Women’s World Cup Final and Rory McIlroy

    July 6, 2015

    KCBS’ John Madden discusses the 2015 Women’s World Cup Final and the injury of professional golfer Rory McIlroy.
  • Daily Madden -- 7/2/15

    July 2, 2015

    The Coach discusses NBA free-agent players being signed, NBA teams being taxed differently from state to state and England’s Women’s FIFA semi-final goal on themselves.
  • Daily Madden -- 7/1/15

    July 1, 2015

    The Coach discusses the prospect of a comeback for NFL quarterback Brett Favre, the start of NBA free agency, and head injuries in soccer.
  • Daily Madden - 7/1/15

    July 1, 2015

    The Coach discusses the prospect of a comeback for NFL quarterback Brett Farve, the start of NBA free agency, and head injuries in soccer.
  • Daily Madden 6/30/15

    June 30, 2015

    The Coach says the 49ers are a longshot to win the Super Bowl in Las Vegas and he also talks about what's up with beards in baseball.
  • Daily Madden 6/29/15

    June 30, 2015

    The Coach talks about Sam Farmer's L.A. Times article on the baffling situation involving three NFL teams and the uncertain plans to build new stadiums at still unknown locations.
  • Daily Madden – 6/23/15

    June 23, 2015

    The Coach says it’s a possibility Pete Rose bet against his team while he was player and manager and that the new information kills his chances of getting in baseball’s Hall of Fame.
  • The Daily Madden- 6/22/15

    June 22, 2015

    The Coach talks about the “fouled” ending of the U.S. Open golf tournament. Meanwhile, in baseball, Washington’s Max Scherzer nearly pitched a perfect game until he hit the Pirates’ pinch hitter.
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.