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  • Daily Madden - 8/28/15

    August 28, 2015

    The Coach discusses the process of pre-season cuts in the NFL and the death of Chocolate Thunder, basketball great Darryl Dawkins.
  • Daily Madden -- 8/27/15

    August 27, 2015

    The Coach discusses the rough play between Baltimore Raven Terrell Suggs and Philadelphia Eagle Sam Bradford, the theories behind multiple ACL injuries effecting NFL players and Jamaican runner Usain Bolt being hit by a cameraman on a Segway.
  • Daily Madden - 8/26/15

    August 26, 2015

    The Coach discusses how NFL teams approach this portion of the pre-season before the first round of roster cuts.
  • Daily Madden -- 8/25/15

    August 25, 2015

    The Coach discusses the release of the video game Madden 16, the rankings of the NFL players in the game, and Aaron Rodgers call to cut the NFL preseason in half.
  • Daily Madden - 8/24/15

    August 24, 2015

    The Coach discusses how 51-year-old golfer Davis Love won the Wyndham Championship, Jarryd Hane’s standing on the San Francisco 49ers, and the NFL calling Terrell Suggs’ hit on Sam Bradford legal.
  • Daily Madden - 8/21/15

    August 21, 2015

    The Coach discusses the new extra point rule being implemented into NFL games this season, Johnny Football’s pre-season performance, and the conversion of Taiwan Jones of the Raiders from cornerback to running back.
  • Daily Madden - 8/20/15

    August 20, 2015

    The Coach talks about former Raiders’ quarterback Ken Stabler’s chances of being inducted in the NFL Hall of Fame and describes the Double Play Bar and Grill and Kezar Pub in San Francisco.
  • Daily Madden - 08/18/2015

    August 18, 2015

    The Coach talks about the performance of 49ers player Jarryd Hayne (a former rugby player from Australia), Peyton Manning playing bowling with his teammates with the Denver Broncos and J.J. Watts from the Texans throwing a football into the stands.
  • John Madden - 8/14/15

    August 14, 2015

    John Madden talks about the Warriors’ NBA Finals win, trophy handling etiquette and the NFL preseason.
  • John Madden - 8/13/15

    August 13, 2015

    The coach discusses MLB, the legacy of the Yankees and finding a new home for the Raiders.
  • Daily Madden - 08/12/15

    August 12, 2015

    The Coach discusses yesterday's meeting of the NFL owners which explored moving the Oakland Raiders to the Los Angeles area.
  • Daily Madden -- 8/11/15

    August 11, 2015

    The Coach returns from visiting the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio and talks about the reunions he attended, as well as the passing of NFL legend Frank Gifford.
  • Daily Madden -- 8/6/15

    August 6, 2015

    The Coach and former Los Angeles Rams coach John Robinson talk about heading to Canton, and former 49ers coach Steve Mariucci highlights the strong players for the 49ers and the Raiders.
  • Daily Madden -- 8/4/15

    August 4, 2015

    The Coach gives a remembrance of Art Powell, a former NFL player for the Oakland Raiders, and former 49ers coach Steve Mariucci describes the training camps for the 49ers and the Raiders.
  • Daily Madden -- 7/31/15

    July 31, 2015

    The Coach discusses the upcoming football season and how he sees the beginning of the season.
  • Daily Madden -- 7/30/15

    July 30, 2015

    The Coach discusses a baseball player for the Mets hearing he was traded, when he wasn’t. Also talked about are the reasons behind baseball trades, how quickly they happen and social media’s role in finding out about “real” or “fake” trades.
  • Daily Madden -- 7/29/15

    July 29, 2015

    The Coach discusses Tom Brady’s ”˜deflategate’ scandal, suspensions and texts, as well as the NFL's choice to have both teams wear colored jerseys for Thursday night games.
  • Daily Madden - 7/28/15

    July 28, 2015

    The Coach discusses Giants’ Brandon Crawford’s home runs, the Arizona Cardinals hiring the first woman coach for the preseason, and the training camps for the 49ers and Raiders.
  • Daily Madden – 7/27

    July 28, 2015

    The Coach discusses his broadcast career and recent election to the Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame over the weekend.
  • Daily Madden -- 7/23/15

    July 23, 2015

    The Coach discusses acronyms for sports, computerized automatic strike zone for a minor league baseball team’s games and former A’s Eric Byrnes involvement with refereeing this team.
  • Daily Madden – 7/22/15

    July 23, 2015

    The Coach discusses Hector Sanchez’s grand slam bat flip and the history of team rivalries.
  • Daily Madden -- 7/23/15

    July 21, 2015

    The Coach discusses the British Open results, Becky Hammon, the first female head coach for the NBA summer league, and Randy Johnson, the former MLB player turned professional photographer.
  • Daily Madden – 7/20/15

    July 20, 2015

    The Coach discusses the British Open golf tournament which goes into Monday for the first time in 27 years.
  • Daily Madden -- 7/17/15

    July 17, 2015

    The Coach discusses the career of golfer Tom Watson, who is playing in his last British Open this weekend, and Buffalo Bills’ Head Coach Rex Ryan’s skydive over Niagara Falls.
  • Daily Madden -- 7/16/15

    July 16, 2015

    The Coach discusses former San Francisco 49ers Owner Edward DeBartolo, Jr. and Former Oakland Raider's Owner Al Davis, both known for the amount of NFL Hall of Fame induction speeches they've given. Coach also weighs in on round one of The Open at St. Andrews.
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.