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Germany's forward Andre Schuerrle (L) scores past Brazil's goalkeeper Julio Cesar during the semi-final football match between Brazil and Germany at The Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte on July 8, 2014, during the 2014 FIFA World Cup.    (FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT/AFP/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Brazil vs. Netherlands? What’s The Point?

As Germany and Argentina prepare to face off for the World Cup Sunday, semi-final losers Brazil and the Netherlands will play a match Friday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/10/2014

A passer-by looks at the front page of a newspaper on display at a news stand in Sao Paulo on July 9, 2014. Brazil licked physical and mental wounds after its World Cup humiliation by Germany, struggling to make sense of the heaviest defeat in the nation's 100-year footballing history. The epic 7-1 semi-final thrashing by the rampant Germans stunned the football-mad nation of 200 million and sent shockwaves around the football world. (NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: No Match In U.S. For Passionate Soccer Fans

Brazilians and fans of their World Cup team worldwide were devastated by the 7-1 loss to Germany Tuesday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/09/2014

Craig Gentry #3 of the Oakland Athletics steals second base, beating the throw to Brandon Crawford #35 of the San Francisco Giants in the bottom of the fifth inning at O.co Coliseum on July 7, 2014 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: A’s, Giants Appear Headed In Different Directions

“The A’s looked a lot fresher,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. “They looked quicker, they looked like they’re into it.”

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/08/2014

Eric Reid #35 of the San Francisco 49ers catches a ball during camp. ( Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Football Is In The Air

John Madden can smell it. Football is in the air.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/03/2014

US goalkeeper Tim Howard makes a save during extra-time in the Round of 16 football match between Belgium and USA at The Fonte Nova Arena in Salvador on July 1, 2014, during the 2014 FIFA World Cup. (Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Tim Howard Is America’s Latest Sports Hero Following World Cup Performance

“You really enjoy the pressure they put on the goalkeeper and the job that he did… He had so much confidence (that) after awhile I just thought they’re not going to score on him.”

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/02/2014

High school football

Daily Madden: High School Football Practice Limits Need More Study

A bill awaiting Governor Brown’s signature would place strict limits on high school football practice.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/01/2014

Joe Montana celebrates with Jerry Rice during Super Bowl XXIV (Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Are NFL Dynasties A Thing Of The Past?

Joe Montana told the NFL Network he thinks the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks could be the NFL’s next dynasty team.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/30/2014

Islam Slimani of Algeria scores his team's first goal on a header past Igor Akinfeev of Russia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group H match between Algeria and Russia at Arena da Baixada on June 26, 2014 in Curitiba, Brazil. (Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Crazy Fan Behavior Must Be Stopped

Russia’s World Cup team manager is blaming a green laser pointed at his goalie from the stands for his team’s elimination.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/27/2014

Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by teammates after the game against the San Diego Padres at AT&T Park on June 25, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  Tim Lincecum threw his second career no-hitter as the San Francisco Giants defeated the San Diego Padres 4-0.  (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Everyone Roots For Lincecum

Tim Lincecum’s no-hitter Wednesday afternoon brought smiles to Giants fans everywhere. “He’s always proven it — that he’s a good guy, and you like him and you root for him,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/26/2014

Mario Balotelli of Italy scores his team's second goal on a header past Gary Cahill and goalkeeper Joe Hart of England during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between England and Italy at Arena Amazonia on June 14, 2014 in Manaus, Brazil.  (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: It’s Time To Ban Head Shots In Youth Soccer

(KCBS) – A group called Parents and Pros for Safer Soccer is advocating a ban on head shots for youth under 14. “The brain is not fully developed and you’re hitting the ball with the […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/25/2014

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