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Wide Receiver Jacoby Ford #12 of the Oakland Raiders catches a touchdown catch in front of Donald Strickland #30 of the San Diego Chargers a during their NFL game at Qualcomm Stadium on December 5, 2010 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Coach Is No Fan Of Thursday Football

The Raiders face the San Diego Chargers Thursday, just a few days after suffering a disappointing loss to the Denver Broncos. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew he thinks that’s too little time between games.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/09/2011

Trainers work on wide receiver Chris Owusu of the Stanford Cardinal. (Craig Mitchelldyer/Getty Images)

Stanford’s Owusu Out For Oregon Game After Latest Concussion

Chris Owusu has been ruled out for No. 3 Stanford against sixth-ranked Oregon while the wide receiver recovers from his latest concussion.

11/08/2011

John Madden (KCBS)

Daily Madden: Football Player Concussions

John Madden talks about the death of former 49ers center Forrest Blue at age 65 who had been suffering from dementia for 15-20 years.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/20/2011

Brain scan, MRI. (AP)

KCBS In Depth: Concussions And Other Brain Injuries

An interview with UCSF Neurosurgeon Mitchel Berger on the growing concerns over concussions and other head injuries in both professional and youth sports.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/12/2011

Brain scan, MRI. (AP)

Nationwide Campaign On Brain Injuries Makes Stop In South Bay

A nationwide tour stopped at a South Bay high school on Tuesday to discuss growing safety concerns over concussions and head injuries.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/10/2011

John Madden (KCBS)

Daily Madden: NFL Players Making ‘Stupid’ Decisions On Gear

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – John Madden weighed in on new findings that many helmets being worn in the National Football League aren’t doing a good job at protecting against concussions. “Something like 45 percent of […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/10/2011

John Madden (KCBS)

Daily Madden: Butler’s Success, Video Game Concussions

John Madden told the KCBS morning crew Monday the team’s success is a result not only of excellent coaching, but superb recruiting as well.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/04/2011

John Madden (KCBS)

Daily Madden: Giant Decision On Belt; MLB Concussions

(KCBS) – The San Francisco Giants have a difficult decision on whether rookie first baseman Brandon Belt will join the team on Opening Day or be sent to Triple-A Fresno. During his daily chat with the […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/30/2011

John Madden (KCBS)

Daily Madden: The Concussion Factor

A proposal to extend the NFL season by two games is a key issue in negotiations between the owners and players. But would that lead to more injuries, including concussions?

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/10/2011

John Madden (KCBS)

Daily Madden: The QB’s Role In Preventing Downfield Injuries

John Madden is concerned about what he sees as a troubling trend: more NFL quarterbacks “throwing into a collision.”

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/01/2011

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