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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 - 5/6/15

    May 6, 2015

    John Madden on the Warriors loss and the importance of defense in the series vs. Memphis.
  • The Daily Madden – 5/5/15

    May 5, 2015

    The coach fondly remembers former Oakland Raider Marv Hubbard who passed away at 68.
  • The Daily Madden- 5/4/15

    May 4, 2015

    The Coach acknowledges Stephen Curry’s NBA MVP award, but also feels like a “big sap” for spending money on boxing’s so-called “fight of the century” between Mayweather-Pacquiao over the weekend.
  • The Daily Madden- 5/1/15

    May 1, 2015

    The Coach was not impressed with the NFL Draft pre-fashion show. The crew talks Kentucky Derby decorum and it’s a great weekend for sports with the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight.
  • Daily Madden - 4/30/15

    April 30, 2015

    John Madden on the strangeness of the "ghost game" in Baltimore and draft needs for the 49ers and Raiders.
  • Daily Madden - 4/29/15

    April 29, 2015

    John Madden on the NFL draft and what teams are looking for in players.
  • The Daily Madden- 4/28/15

    April 28, 2015

    The Coach bids KCBS News Director Ed Cavagnero farewell upon his retirement. It’s the Bay Area Radio Hall of Famer’s last day in the newsroom after 37 years.
  • The Daily Madden- 4/27/15

    April 27, 2015

    The Coach says a bocce player from Pleasanton is playing in the world championship and Tecate scored becoming the official beer sponsor for the boxing fight of the century between Mayweather and Pacquiao.
  • The Daily Madden – 4/24/15

    April 24, 2015

    The Coach says the Warriors’ Stephen Curry scored 40 points to give his team the win against the Pelicans in a game that went into overtime last night.
  • Daily Madden - 4/23/15

    April 23, 2015

    John Madden on two big boxing weekends and the weird 9th inning of the Giants-Dodgers game.
  • Daily Madden - 4/22/15

    April 22, 2015

    John Madden on whether there is too much media coverage of all things NFL following the release of the upcoming season's schedule.
  • The Daily Madden – 4/21/15

    April 21, 2015

    The Coach remembers 49ers Hall of Famer Bob St. Clair fondly and how he showed him the ropes upon his own induction into the prestigious collective. He also remembers his unusual appetite for raw meat.
  • Daily Madden – 4/20/15

    April 20, 2015

    The Coach says Tim Tebow is back with a one-year deal with the Philadelphia Eagles and that the team’s coach, Chip Kelly, really knows what he’s doing even though it may look like he’s making some strange decisions.
  • Daily Madden - 4/15/15

    April 15, 2015

    John Madden on whether the hype and coverage leading up to the NFL Draft is just too much to handle.
  • The Daily Madden – 4/14/15

    April 14, 2015

    The Coach says the Oakland Raiders have signed a one-year-deal with Michael Crabtree, but the surprise is how short the deal is. He also talks about how today’s NFL gloves can pretty much catch the ball themselves.
  • The Daily Madden: Jordan Spieth Makes Masters History

    April 13, 2015

    The Coach says Jordan Spieth had golf fans glued to the TV to watch him break a record at the Masters at only 21 years of age. There’s a lot of talk projected him to fill Tiger Woods’ shoes, but is it premature?
  • Daily Madden - 4/8/15

    April 8, 2015

    John Madden talks golf, the Masters, and the chances that James Hahn and Tiger Woods will take home the green jacket.
  • The Daily Madden – 4/7/15

    April 7, 2015

    The Coach says it was a great night for sports fans with Duke winning the NCAA Championship in basketball and two baseball home openers for both the A’s and the Giants all happening at once.
  • Daily Madden- – 4/6/15

    April 7, 2015

    The Coach remembers Lon Simmons who was from an era when baseball fans relied on radio broadcasts to connect with a game because it was their only option.
  • The Daily Madden- 4/3/15

    April 3, 2015

    The Coach says free agent and former 49er, Michael Crabtree, going to the Raiders wouldn’t be too surprising for the team that needs speed. He also comments on the new female official in the NFL.
  • Daily Madden - 4/2/15

    April 2, 2015

    John Madden remembers former NFL quarterback Eddie LeBaron, who passed away at the age of 85.
  • Daily Madden - 4/1/15

    April 1, 2015

    The great play of Steph Curry and the Warriors continues and John talks about salaries for professional athletes in the past and present.
  • The Daily Madden- 3/31/15

    March 31, 2015

    Ahead of the Pacquiao-Mayweather fight, the Coach says welterweight class in boxing is the sweet spot and where the real money is made. He mentions boxing’s resurgence to network television as a backlash against other sports overexposure.
  • Daily Madden- 3/30/15

    March 30, 2015

    The Coach says it was a good weekend for college basketball, but the crew wonders if baseball’s spring training is too long. They also touch on former Golden State Warriors’ General Manager Chris Mullin’s job offer at St. John’s.
  • Daily Madden 3/27/15

    March 27, 2015

    John Madden on West Virginia Freshman Guard Dexter Miles’ trash talk about Kentucky. Miles had plenty people listening – but John wonders… why? Also, dogpile etiquette and the NFL coach who has been to the playoffs with the most teams.
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.