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OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 18: An Oakland Raiders fan covers his head with a paper bag during their loss to the New Orleans Saints at Coliseum on November 18, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Keeping The Raiders Motivated

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – The Raiders game against the Cleveland Browns in Oakland Sunday won’t be televised because it’s not a sell-out. How can a 3-8 team like the Raiders stay motivated? “You have to […]


Matt Holliday #7 of the St. Louis Cardinals slides into second knocking over Marco Scutaro #19 of the San Francisco Giants in the first inning of Game Two of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 15, 2012 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Giants Shouldn’t Be Thinking About Retaliation

San Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro was in the starting lineup for Wednesday’s NLCS Game 3 against the Cardinals in St. Louis. Scutaro was injured when Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday aggressively collided with him in Game 2 to break up a double play.


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Daily Madden: A Glimmer Of Hope For Struggling Raiders

“If you watch Atlanta, they’re good, but they’re not a dominant team. Every time I watch them play, they come close to losing it seems.”


Referees take the field before the game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Cleveland Browns at M&T Bank Stadium on September 27, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Ravens led the Browns 9-7 at the half. (Larry French/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Should Regular NFL Officials Take A Bow?

The regular NFL officials returned to work Thursday night, and the fans gave them a warm welcome back before bestowing their loudest cheers upon the Baltimore Ravens, who never trailed in a 23-16 victory over the winless Cleveland Browns.


NFL referee Ed Hochuli at Cowboys Stadium on September 26, 2011 in Arlington, Texas. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: NFL Referees Return; Lockout Effects To Linger

The sigh of relief will not erase three weeks of controversial calls, John Madden told the KCBS morning crew.


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Daily Madden: Is Alex Smith A Pro-Bowler?

49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said Alex Smith, the sixth-rated quarterback in the conference, should be one of the three NFC Pro Bowl QBs.


Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints dives into the endzone for a touchdown. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Why Offense Is King In NFL This Season

Three NFL quarterbacks have a chance to surpass Dan Marino’s single-season passing record this season.


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Daily Madden: Tony La Russa Goes Out On Top

John Madden says St. Lous Cardinals manager Tony La Russa is definitely ending his baseball career on a high note.


Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers throws the ball against the Cleveland Browns at Candlestick Park on October 30, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Gore Runs 125 Yards In 49ers Win Over Browns

Frank Gore charged up the middle with his signature burst for a 2-yard gain, taking another step forward in franchise history.


David Freese and the St. Louis Cardinals celebrate on the field after hitting a walk off solo home run in the 11th inning to win Game Six of the MLB World Series (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The Beauty Of Game 6

As a friend of Cardinals manager Tony La Russa, John Madden was routing for St. Louis to win Thursday night and send the World Series to a seventh game.