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.

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.