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 3/27/15

    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.
  • Daily Madden - 2/12/15

    February 12, 2015

    The Coach is at Pebble Beach for the 2015 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am but explains why he won't be staying for much longer. He also talks about the NFL Scouting Combine.
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