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.

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.