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- 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.
  • Daily Madden 3/10/15

    March 10, 2015

    The Coach says NFL free agent talk has been in the air for some time now and that a lot of the deals seem to have been made well ahead of time even though the official signings aren’t official until Tuesday.
  • Daily Madden- 3/9/15

    March 9, 2015

    The coach says the NFL has figured out a way to stay in the news, year round; between the season, the combine and free agent signings. He also says the 49ers will suffer a loss now that Frank Gore has signed with the Eagles.
  • Daily Madden - 3/5/15

    March 5, 2015

    John Madden likes the 49ers move of signing defensive lineman Darnell Dockett.
  • Daily Madden - 3/4/15

    March 4, 2015

    John Madden is shocked by the trade of star Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy.
  • Daily Madden- 3/3/15

    March 3, 2015

    The coach says “cactus league baseball” seems to be coming sooner and sooner; that is the practice season for a few baseball teams, namely the Giants. It seems with training seasons that sports seasons are becoming a year-round thing.
  • Daily Madden- 3/2/15

    March 2, 2015

    The coach says Detroit can’t stand to lose the NFL’s best free agent and that it’s been musical chairs on a new stadium for the league in Los Angeles.
  • Daily Madden - 2/26/15

    February 26, 2015

    The coach talks about Florida State’s Xavier Rathan-Mayes scoring an astonishing 30 points in 4 1/2 minutes against Miami Wednesday night, the drug addiction problems surrounding Los Angeles Angels’ outfielder Josh Hamilton, the Detroit Lions release of Reggie Bush and issues with other injured NFL running backs.
  • Daily Madden - 2/25/15

    February 25, 2015

    John Madden looks at what approval of a stadium plan in Inglewood means for a Raiders possible move to Southern California.
  • The Daily Madden - 2/24/15

    February 24, 2015

    The coach says he doesn’t see much change coming to the NFL rules based on his time at the combine a few weeks ago. He also doesn’t see the rumored change coming to NCAA rules that would see freshmen once again become ineligible for varsity sports.
  • Daily Madden - 2/23/15

    February 23, 2015

    The coach says if Oakland and Alameda County want to keep the Raiders in town then they need to let the team know what they can do to make that happen. If there's nothing they can offer, then it's probably time for Mark Davis to take the team to Los Angeles where they can get new stadium.
  • Daily Madden 2/13/15

    February 13, 2015

    The Coach talks about hackers on the course during Herm Edwards’ golf game at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am tournament and the upcoming NFL scouting combine that will keep him occupied for the most part of next week.

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.

05/31/2013

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