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 – 5/22/15

    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.
  • Daily Madden- 5/21/15

    May 21, 2015

    The Coach and former 49ers President Carmen Policy talk about the story on everybody’s mind: Will the NFL return to Los Angeles? Madden says first things first, get the stadium built and the teams will follow, but that of course takes a lot of money.
  • Daily Madden - 5/20/15

    May 20, 2015

    John Madden on the Game One heroics of Warriors guard Shaun Livingston and the NFL rule changes.
  • The Daily Madden- 5/19/15

    May 19, 2015

    The Coach says NFL owners are in town and have plenty to talk about. With the Bay Area hosting the Super Bowl, that’s a likely agenda item, but the San Diego Chargers have announced a financial plan for a new stadium too.
  • The Daily Madden – 5/18/15

    May 18, 2015

    The Coach recaps weekend sports highlights, which include Stephen Curry’s amazing shot, the Warriors’ victory, and Hunter Pence who “roasted” the ball for the Giants.
  • Daily Madden- 5/15/15

    May 15, 2015

    The Coach talks about the surprise Clippers comeback in their latest NBA game, but also says baseball's Giants game definitely had a fair amount of weirdness including Tim Lincecum, who kept falling off the pitcher’s mound.
  • Daily Madden - 5/14/15

    May 14, 2015

    John Madden looks back at the impressive Warriors Game 5 victory and why players would pester him about the Madden video game.
  • Daily Madden - 5/13/15

    May 13, 2015

    John Madden on the reading prowess of Warriors head coach Steve Kerr and whether the Patriots are now the NFL's most hated team.
  • Daily Madden- 5/12/15

    May 12, 2015

    The Coach talks about the highly quotable Yogi Berra on his 90th birthday and how the Tom Brady “deflategate” suspension will affect the New England Patriots.
  • The Daily Madden- 5/11/15

    May 11, 2015

    The Coach talks about a few “dogpiles” over the weekend involving the Giants and another which involved LeBron James.
  • Daily Madden- 5/8/15

    May 8, 2015

    The Coach discusses his home bocce court, Ed Reed’s retirement and the former football player’s harsh words for the Cleveland Browns. He also touches on the potential for a Tom Brady suspension.
  • Daily Madden - 5/7/15

    May 7, 2015

    John Madden on the 'Deflategate' ruling and possible repercussions.
  • 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.
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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/06/2014

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/11/2014

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.

01/19/2014

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/04/2013

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.

10/12/2013

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/29/2013

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/25/2013

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.

06/26/2013

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.

06/18/2013

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.

06/06/2013