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  • 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.
  • 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.

7 Arrested In Monterey County Child Porn Sweep

A group of law enforcement officials conducted a sweep of suspected child pornography users in Monterey County on Wednesday that resulted in seven arrests.


Josh Nunes #6 of the Stanford Cardinal.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Stanford QB Nunes Retires From Football After ‘Freak Accident’

The former starting quarterback retired from the sport Monday after a complete tear of his right chest muscle, ending a collegiate career filled with dramatic highs and devastating injuries.


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Daily Madden: The Potential Pitfalls Of Live TV Sportscasting

Coach Madden talks NCAA brackets for March Madness and the need for sportscasters to watch their language on live TV.


NFC Championship - San Francisco 49ers v Atlanta Falcons

Daily Madden: Superb Job by Kaepernick

On the road and down by double digits, playing in a dome with incredibly distracting noise, Coach Madden praises the 49ers’ young quarterback for making all the right adjustments, exercising great communication, and executing the right plays to propel San Francisco to a Sunday victory over Atlanta and a trip to the Super Bowl.


San Francisco 49ers v Denver Broncos

Daily Madden: What’s Wrong With Akers?

David Akers and Billy Cundiff began their kicking competition at the 49ers practice facility Thursday as the team prepares for next weekend’s playoff game.


Minnesota Vikings 37 - Green Bay Packers 34

Madden’s Wildcard Preview: Can The Packers Stop Peterson?

The Packers lost to the Vikings in Minnesota Sunday. But the rematch in Saturday’s NFC wild card game is at Lambeau Field. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew that the Packers will need more than home field advantage to win the game.


San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis #52 and defensive tackle Justin Smith #94 along with Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen #69 chase Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew #32 during the 2012 NFL Pro Bowl at Aloha Stadium on January 29, 2012 in Honolulu, Hawaii. (Kent Nishimura/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Is It Time To End The Pro Bowl?

After the 2011 season, the AFC defeated the NFC 59-41 in a Pro Bowl notable for little defense and a general lack of effort.


Chicago Bears v San Francisco 49ers

Daily Madden: Justin Smith Provides Push 49ers Need

There’s still no word on whether injured 49er defensive lineman Justin Smith will play Sunday against the Cardinals, or even be ready for the playoffs.


Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers

Daily Madden: 49ers-Seahawks Becoming A Top Rivalry

Sunday night’s game between the 49ers and Seahawks is one of the most anticipated of the weekend. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew there are many more big games ahead between Seattle and San Francisco.


Cable cars in the staging area for the Giants parade. (CBS)

Daily Madden: Everyone Loves This Parade

Around a million people are expected to cheer the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants in a parade and civic celebration Wednesday.