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.

  • 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.
  • 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.
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

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/07/2012

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/27/2012

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/26/2012

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/25/2012

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/21/2012

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/20/2012

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/19/2012

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/18/2012

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/15/2012