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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.

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.

04/29/2013

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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.

03/21/2013

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.

01/21/2013

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/04/2013

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/04/2013

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/27/2012

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/27/2012

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/21/2012

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/31/2012

Brandon Crawford #35 of the San Francisco Giants looks on against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on July 7, 2012 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Crawford A Rare Homegrown Talent For Giants

San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford is one of the few players in recent history to be born and raised in the Bay Area and be a regular on the big-league club.

10/09/2012