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 -- 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.
  • The Daily Madden- 6/19/15

    June 19, 2015

    The Coach says Oakland needs every win it can get, commenting on the Warriors’ much-deserved victory parade and celebration. He says these types of parades and events have gotten much more sophisticated over the years.
  • Daily Madden - 6/18/15

    June 18, 2015

    A look at Chambers Bay, site of this week's U.S. Open Championship, and Coach Madden remembers how the Raiders were celebrated when they won the Super Bowl.
  • Daily Madden - 6/17/15

    June 17, 2015

    A look back at the amazing Golden State Warriors NBA title run, Steve Kerr's coaching moves and Andre Iguodala's MVP performance.
  • The Daily Madden- 6/16/15

    June 16, 2015

    The Coach says cheating isn’t worth it, in the case where the FBI is investigating baseball’s St. Louis Cardinals front office for hacking into the Houston Astros’ internal network to gain information on the team.
  • The Daily Madden- 6/12/15

    June 12, 2015

    The Warriors evened up their NBA Finals series against the Cleveland Cavaliers Thursday night. The Coach says their defensive playing led to their win.
  • Daily Madden - 6/11/15

    June 11, 2015

    The epic finale to the Madden-Mariucci Charity Bocce Tournament featured John Madden and Steve Mariucci.
  • Daily Madden - 6/10/15

    June 10, 2015

    The Warriors body language and Lebron James willing the Cavaliers to a win in Game 3 of the NBA Finals.
  • The Daily Madden- 6/9/15

    June 9, 2015

    The Coach balances his busy schedule with a June full of graduations, weddings, but of course, he makes time for sports and the Madden-Maricucci Bocce Tournament and Fundraiser.
  • The Daily Madden – 5/8/15

    June 8, 2015

    The Coach says the Warriors shouldn’t stress Stephen Curry’s shooting inaccuracy of late even if the team suffered a loss to Cleveland in Game 2 of the NBA Finals.
  • The Daily Madden – 6/5/15

    June 5, 2015

    The Coach gives his analysis of the Warriors taking Game 1 in the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Oracle Arena.
  • Daily Madden - 6/4/15

    June 4, 2015

    John Madden on where he'll be watching the NBA Finals and whether there is truly an advantage to home court advantage.
  • Daily Madden - 6/3/15

    June 3, 2015

    With the injury to Klay Thompson, John Madden looks at the protocols in place for concussed athletes and the craze over sneakers.
  • The Daily Madden- 6/2/15

    June 2, 2015

    The Coach is joined by former Golden State Warrior and basketball legend, Rick Barry, to discuss the smart moves the team has made, paving their way to this year’s NBA playoffs. Barry criticizes the league for allowing the playoffs to become too physical.
  • The Daily Madden- 6/1/15

    June 1, 2015

    The Coach says the Warriors’ Klay Thompson isn’t out of the woods yet when it comes to being ready for Thursday’s NBA Finals game and his head injury.
  • The Daily Madden- 5/29/15

    May 29, 2015

    The Coach discusses the Warriors’ odds in the upcoming NBA Finals series against Cleveland and awaits an update on the condition of Klay Thompson.
  • Daily Madden- 5/27/15

    May 27, 2015

    The Coach talks about what it’s like for a team and its fans to wait for a generation win a championship, as is the case with Golden State Warriors who were last on top of the NBA in 1975.
  • The Daily Madden- 5/26/15

    May 26, 2015

    The Coach had a sports-filled Memorial Day Weekend with the Indy 500, French Open and of course the Warriors’ game with some tense moments for Stephen Curry who eventually got the all-clear after landing on his head during an NBA Playoffs game.
  • Daily Madden – 5/22/15

    May 22, 2015

    The Coach says it was an unusual ending for the Warriors Game 2 Conference Final win over the Houston Rockets. Also, California’s first ever state high school swimming championships are this weekend.
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.