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 – 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.
  • Daily Madden - 4/15/15

    April 15, 2015

    John Madden on whether the hype and coverage leading up to the NFL Draft is just too much to handle.
  • The Daily Madden – 4/14/15

    April 14, 2015

    The Coach says the Oakland Raiders have signed a one-year-deal with Michael Crabtree, but the surprise is how short the deal is. He also talks about how today’s NFL gloves can pretty much catch the ball themselves.
  • The Daily Madden: Jordan Spieth Makes Masters History

    April 13, 2015

    The Coach says Jordan Spieth had golf fans glued to the TV to watch him break a record at the Masters at only 21 years of age. There’s a lot of talk projected him to fill Tiger Woods’ shoes, but is it premature?
  • Daily Madden - 4/8/15

    April 8, 2015

    John Madden talks golf, the Masters, and the chances that James Hahn and Tiger Woods will take home the green jacket.
  • The Daily Madden – 4/7/15

    April 7, 2015

    The Coach says it was a great night for sports fans with Duke winning the NCAA Championship in basketball and two baseball home openers for both the A’s and the Giants all happening at once.
  • Daily Madden- – 4/6/15

    April 7, 2015

    The Coach remembers Lon Simmons who was from an era when baseball fans relied on radio broadcasts to connect with a game because it was their only option.
  • The Daily Madden- 4/3/15

    April 3, 2015

    The Coach says free agent and former 49er, Michael Crabtree, going to the Raiders wouldn’t be too surprising for the team that needs speed. He also comments on the new female official in the NFL.
  • Daily Madden - 4/2/15

    April 2, 2015

    John Madden remembers former NFL quarterback Eddie LeBaron, who passed away at the age of 85.
  • Daily Madden - 4/1/15

    April 1, 2015

    The great play of Steph Curry and the Warriors continues and John talks about salaries for professional athletes in the past and present.
  • The Daily Madden- 3/31/15

    March 31, 2015

    Ahead of the Pacquiao-Mayweather fight, the Coach says welterweight class in boxing is the sweet spot and where the real money is made. He mentions boxing’s resurgence to network television as a backlash against other sports overexposure.
  • Daily Madden- 3/30/15

    March 30, 2015

    The Coach says it was a good weekend for college basketball, but the crew wonders if baseball’s spring training is too long. They also touch on former Golden State Warriors’ General Manager Chris Mullin’s job offer at St. John’s.
  • Daily Madden 3/27/15

    March 27, 2015

    John Madden on West Virginia Freshman Guard Dexter Miles’ trash talk about Kentucky. Miles had plenty people listening – but John wonders… why? Also, dogpile etiquette and the NFL coach who has been to the playoffs with the most teams.
  • The Daily Madden- 3/26/15

    March 27, 2015

    The Coach on the importance of trash talk, relating it to Kentucky in the NCAA Championship and remembers Larry Bird and Magic Johnson going at it in in the tournament during their college days 36 years ago.
  • Daily Madden - 3/25/15

    March 25, 2015

    John Madden talks about NFL rule changes being discussed, instant replay and the success of Steve Kerr as he prepares the Warriors for the playoffs.
  • Daily Madden- 3/24/15

    March 24, 2015

    The Coach comments on the NFL's concussion protocol, a topic of discussion at the league’s owners’ meeting near Phoenix and deconstructs the definition of a catch.
  • The Daily Madden- 3/23/15

    March 23, 2015

    The Coach reminisces about Chuck “Concrete Charlie” Bednarik, an NFL great who passed away over the weekend, which reminded him of how tough the Eagles were and the fact that he was a war hero.
  • The Daily Madden 3/20/15

    March 20, 2015

    The Coach says the first round of March Madness in the NCAA basketball championship tournament was full of surprises and the NFL owners are about to meet and will probably discuss rule changes.
  • The Daily Madden- 3/19/15

    March 20, 2015

    The Coach reveals his bracket strategy during March Madness in the NCAA basketball tournament. He also talks about NFL rule changes proposed by the Indianapolis Colts for 9-point touchdowns.
  • Daily Madden- 3/18/15

    March 18, 2015

    The Coach weighs in on Floyd Mayweather paying his personal chef $1,000 a meal ahead of his much anticipated boxing fight against Manny Pacquiao and the importance of a prize fighter making weight. He also goes into the definition of a catch, with regards to NFL rules.
  • Daily Madden – 3/17/15

    March 17, 2015

    The Coach on 49ers’ linebacker Chris Borland’s retirement at the age of 24 after citing head trauma, which is re-opening the debate over player’s health.
  • Daily Madden– 3/16/15

    March 16, 2015

    The Coach talks about his pick, Kentucky, for the NCAA tournament, how they’ve dominated the field and switches gears to football to talk about Reggie Bush coming to the 49ers from Detroit.
  • Daily Madden – 3/13/15

    March 13, 2015

    The coach says Dallas is burning DeMarco Murray jerseys, touching on the perils of free agency and wonders if Jim Harbaugh is already complaining in Michigan.
  • Daily Madden - 3/12/15

    March 12, 2015

    John talks NFL free agency, DeMarco Murray and whether Reggie Bush might be a fit for the 49ers.
  • Daily Madden - 3/11/15

    March 11, 2015

    John Madden on the wild and crazy day of free agency in the NFL and the retirement of 49ers great Patrick Willis.

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.