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- 5/21/15

    May 21, 2015

    The Coach and former 49ers President Carmen Policy talk about the story on everybody’s mind: Will the NFL return to Los Angeles? Madden says first things first, get the stadium built and the teams will follow, but that of course takes a lot of money.
  • Daily Madden - 5/20/15

    May 20, 2015

    John Madden on the Game One heroics of Warriors guard Shaun Livingston and the NFL rule changes.
  • The Daily Madden- 5/19/15

    May 19, 2015

    The Coach says NFL owners are in town and have plenty to talk about. With the Bay Area hosting the Super Bowl, that’s a likely agenda item, but the San Diego Chargers have announced a financial plan for a new stadium too.
  • The Daily Madden – 5/18/15

    May 18, 2015

    The Coach recaps weekend sports highlights, which include Stephen Curry’s amazing shot, the Warriors’ victory, and Hunter Pence who “roasted” the ball for the Giants.
  • Daily Madden- 5/15/15

    May 15, 2015

    The Coach talks about the surprise Clippers comeback in their latest NBA game, but also says baseball's Giants game definitely had a fair amount of weirdness including Tim Lincecum, who kept falling off the pitcher’s mound.
  • Daily Madden - 5/14/15

    May 14, 2015

    John Madden looks back at the impressive Warriors Game 5 victory and why players would pester him about the Madden video game.
  • Daily Madden - 5/13/15

    May 13, 2015

    John Madden on the reading prowess of Warriors head coach Steve Kerr and whether the Patriots are now the NFL's most hated team.
  • Daily Madden- 5/12/15

    May 12, 2015

    The Coach talks about the highly quotable Yogi Berra on his 90th birthday and how the Tom Brady “deflategate” suspension will affect the New England Patriots.
  • The Daily Madden- 5/11/15

    May 11, 2015

    The Coach talks about a few “dogpiles” over the weekend involving the Giants and another which involved LeBron James.
  • Daily Madden- 5/8/15

    May 8, 2015

    The Coach discusses his home bocce court, Ed Reed’s retirement and the former football player’s harsh words for the Cleveland Browns. He also touches on the potential for a Tom Brady suspension.
  • Daily Madden - 5/7/15

    May 7, 2015

    John Madden on the 'Deflategate' ruling and possible repercussions.
  • Daily Madden - 5/6/15

    May 6, 2015

    John Madden on the Warriors loss and the importance of defense in the series vs. Memphis.
  • The Daily Madden – 5/5/15

    May 5, 2015

    The coach fondly remembers former Oakland Raider Marv Hubbard who passed away at 68.
  • The Daily Madden- 5/4/15

    May 4, 2015

    The Coach acknowledges Stephen Curry’s NBA MVP award, but also feels like a “big sap” for spending money on boxing’s so-called “fight of the century” between Mayweather-Pacquiao over the weekend.
  • The Daily Madden- 5/1/15

    May 1, 2015

    The Coach was not impressed with the NFL Draft pre-fashion show. The crew talks Kentucky Derby decorum and it’s a great weekend for sports with the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight.
  • Daily Madden - 4/30/15

    April 30, 2015

    John Madden on the strangeness of the "ghost game" in Baltimore and draft needs for the 49ers and Raiders.
  • Daily Madden - 4/29/15

    April 29, 2015

    John Madden on the NFL draft and what teams are looking for in players.
  • The Daily Madden- 4/28/15

    April 28, 2015

    The Coach bids KCBS News Director Ed Cavagnero farewell upon his retirement. It’s the Bay Area Radio Hall of Famer’s last day in the newsroom after 37 years.
  • The Daily Madden- 4/27/15

    April 27, 2015

    The Coach says a bocce player from Pleasanton is playing in the world championship and Tecate scored becoming the official beer sponsor for the boxing fight of the century between Mayweather and Pacquiao.
  • 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.
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.