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  • Daily Madden - 8/28/15

    August 28, 2015

    The Coach discusses the process of pre-season cuts in the NFL and the death of Chocolate Thunder, basketball great Darryl Dawkins.
  • Daily Madden -- 8/27/15

    August 27, 2015

    The Coach discusses the rough play between Baltimore Raven Terrell Suggs and Philadelphia Eagle Sam Bradford, the theories behind multiple ACL injuries effecting NFL players and Jamaican runner Usain Bolt being hit by a cameraman on a Segway.
  • Daily Madden - 8/26/15

    August 26, 2015

    The Coach discusses how NFL teams approach this portion of the pre-season before the first round of roster cuts.
  • Daily Madden -- 8/25/15

    August 25, 2015

    The Coach discusses the release of the video game Madden 16, the rankings of the NFL players in the game, and Aaron Rodgers call to cut the NFL preseason in half.
  • Daily Madden - 8/24/15

    August 24, 2015

    The Coach discusses how 51-year-old golfer Davis Love won the Wyndham Championship, Jarryd Hane’s standing on the San Francisco 49ers, and the NFL calling Terrell Suggs’ hit on Sam Bradford legal.
  • Daily Madden - 8/21/15

    August 21, 2015

    The Coach discusses the new extra point rule being implemented into NFL games this season, Johnny Football’s pre-season performance, and the conversion of Taiwan Jones of the Raiders from cornerback to running back.
  • Daily Madden - 8/20/15

    August 20, 2015

    The Coach talks about former Raiders’ quarterback Ken Stabler’s chances of being inducted in the NFL Hall of Fame and describes the Double Play Bar and Grill and Kezar Pub in San Francisco.
  • Daily Madden - 08/18/2015

    August 18, 2015

    The Coach talks about the performance of 49ers player Jarryd Hayne (a former rugby player from Australia), Peyton Manning playing bowling with his teammates with the Denver Broncos and J.J. Watts from the Texans throwing a football into the stands.
  • John Madden - 8/14/15

    August 14, 2015

    John Madden talks about the Warriors’ NBA Finals win, trophy handling etiquette and the NFL preseason.
  • John Madden - 8/13/15

    August 13, 2015

    The coach discusses MLB, the legacy of the Yankees and finding a new home for the Raiders.
  • Daily Madden - 08/12/15

    August 12, 2015

    The Coach discusses yesterday's meeting of the NFL owners which explored moving the Oakland Raiders to the Los Angeles area.
  • Daily Madden -- 8/11/15

    August 11, 2015

    The Coach returns from visiting the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio and talks about the reunions he attended, as well as the passing of NFL legend Frank Gifford.
  • Daily Madden -- 8/6/15

    August 6, 2015

    The Coach and former Los Angeles Rams coach John Robinson talk about heading to Canton, and former 49ers coach Steve Mariucci highlights the strong players for the 49ers and the Raiders.
  • Daily Madden -- 8/4/15

    August 4, 2015

    The Coach gives a remembrance of Art Powell, a former NFL player for the Oakland Raiders, and former 49ers coach Steve Mariucci describes the training camps for the 49ers and the Raiders.
  • Daily Madden -- 7/31/15

    July 31, 2015

    The Coach discusses the upcoming football season and how he sees the beginning of the season.
  • Daily Madden -- 7/30/15

    July 30, 2015

    The Coach discusses a baseball player for the Mets hearing he was traded, when he wasn’t. Also talked about are the reasons behind baseball trades, how quickly they happen and social media’s role in finding out about “real” or “fake” trades.
  • 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.
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.