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  • John Madden: Women’s World Cup Final and Rory McIlroy

    July 6, 2015

    KCBS’ John Madden discusses the 2015 Women’s World Cup Final and the injury of professional golfer Rory McIlroy.
  • 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.
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.


Terrell Owens #81 of the Cincinnati Bengals against the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on October 24, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Another Chance For Terrell Owens

Former San Francisco 49ers star receiver Terrell Owens has signed a contract with the Seattle Seahawks after sitting out the 2011 season. “Stick-to-itiveness, isn’t it?” John Madden told the KCBS morning crew.


Dewayne Wise #45 of the New York Yankees falls into the stands attempting a catch off the bat of Jack Hannahan #9 of the Cleveland Indians in the seventh-inning at Yankee Stadium on June 26, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The Catch That Wasn’t

The Cleveland Indians lost to the Yankees 6-4 Tuesday night in a game that featured a Yankees player fooling an umpire in a key situation. With two outs and a runner on third, outfielder Dewayne Wise dove into the stands for a foul ball down the third base line and emerged a few second later holding his glove in the air.


Ashton Eaton reacts after breaking the world record in the men's decathlon after competing in the 1500 meter run portion in front of Curtis Beach during Day Two of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials at Hayward Field on June 23, 2012 in Eugene, Oregon. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: First Place Should Be Earned

Ashton Eaton set a new world record in the decathlon at the Olympic trials in Eugene over the weekend, finishing with his best time ever in the 1500 meters. At the end of the race when it became clear Eaton had set the record and won the 10-event competition, fellow competitor Curtis Beach slowed to a jog to let Eaton run by him and finish the 1500 first.


San Francisco Giants vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

Daily Madden: The Omnipresent Giants Fan

In recent series in San Diego and Seattle, there appeared to be as many Giants fans as Padres or Mariners fans in the local ballparks.


Timothy Bradley and Manny Pacquiao exchange punches during their WBO welterweight title fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena on June 9, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Pacquiao-Bradley Revisited

The five judges who reviewed the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley fight for the WBO all scored Pacquiao the winner, contrary to the original split decision in favor of Bradley.


MIAMI, FL - JUNE 19: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat makes a 3-point basket late in the fourth quarter against Thabo Sefolosha #2 of the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game Four of the 2012 NBA Finals on June 19, 2012 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. The Heat won 104-98.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Is It All Over For The Thunder?

The odds favor the Miami Heat in their NBA finals series against the Oklahoma Thunder. No team has ever come back from a 3-1 game deficit to win the championship.


R.C. Owens of 49ers looks on during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on October 18, 1987 in San Francisco. (George Rose/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: A Tribute To R.C. Owens

Owens was the first 49er to reach 1,000 receiving yards in a season (1961). But he was best known for his “Alley Oop” leaping catch play. Off the field, he’ll be remembered for his community outreach, his charity work, and his positive attitude.


U.S. Open - Final Round

Daily Madden: Simpson’s Quiet Move To The Top

After trailing by six strokes after two rounds, Webb Simpson quietly moved to the top and was already sitting in the clubhouse Sunday as day-three leaders Jim Furyk and Graeme McDowell faltered at the end.


U.S. Open - Round One

Daily Madden: The Olympic Club’s Tough Test

The sun broke out at the often-foggy Olympic Club in San Francisco for Thursday’s first round of the U.S. Open and more sunny weather is forecast for the weekend.