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Daily Madden: David Wilson’s Sad Short NFL Career

Promising New York Giants running back David Wilson’s career has come to an end just two years after it started. The 2012 first round pick has suffered recurring neck problems, and was advised to leave the game.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/05/2014

Former NFL punter Ray Guy, left, poses with his bust and former coach John Madden, right, during the NFL Class of 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at Fawcett Stadium on August 2, 2014 in Canton, Ohio. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Ray Guy Opens Door To Hall Of Fame For Punters

As the first of his kind inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Oakland Raiders great Ray Guy drew a crowd of fellow punters to the weekend ceremony.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/04/2014

Inductee Tony La Russa gives his speech at Clark Sports Center during the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony on July 27, 2014 in Cooperstown, New York. La Russa managed for 33 seasons with 2,728 victories and led his teams to six pennants and three Worls Series titles. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: La Russa Honors His Players In Hall Of Fame Speech

Former A’s and Cardinals manager Tony La Russa singled out his former players in the audience as he was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame Sunday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/28/2014

Jim Harbaugh head coach of the San Francisco 49ers enters the practice field during the San Francisco 49ers rookie minicamp at their training facility on May 10, 2013 in Santa Clara, California.  Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Training Camp Marks A Fresh Start

“You can’t start where you ended up last year,” Madden said. “It’s a new year. It’s a new team. It’s a new start.” Harbaugh told reporters the off-season is ‘like being in the comfort of the womb,’ and that the opening of training camp is like being born again.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/25/2014

San Francisco Giants v Philadelphia Phillies

Daily Madden: Long Games Take Their Toll On Catchers

Both the Giants and A’s played extra innings Tuesday night — the Giants beating the Phillies in 14 and the A’s losing to the Astros in 12.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/23/2014

The Los Angeles Raiders and San Francisco 49ers play a game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Sept. 29, 1981.
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Daily Madden: If They Build It In L.A., They Will Come

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — The L.A. Times reports the NFL is considering financing a new stadium in Los Angeles. “I could see that,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. “Eventually there would be […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/22/2014

Actor James Garner attends a game between San Francisco 49ers and the Los Angeles Raiders at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on September 29, 1991 in Los Angeles. (George Rose/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The Raiders Lost A Good Friend In James Garner

James Garner was best known for ‘Maverick’ and ‘The Rockford Files,’ but John Madden knew the actor as one of the most passionate fans of the Raiders. “James Garner was a true friend, and he was a true Raiders’ fan,” Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/21/2014

An exterior view of Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara as it nears completion, May 13, 2014. (CBS)

Daily Madden: Levi’s Stadium Trying To Offer Game Plus Everything You Have At Home

“How great that is and how big that is, not only for the 49ers but for pro football,” Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/18/2014

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland tees off on the 13th hole during the first round of The 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool on July 17, 2014 in Hoylake, England. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Golf Gets Back To Its Drought-Tolerant Roots At The British Open

With the British Open underway at Royal Liverpool, TV viewers are getting a look at a different kind of golf course.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/17/2014

National League All-Star Adam Wainwright #50 of the St. Louis Cardinals places his glove on the mound and waits as Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees comes up to bat for the first time during the 85th MLB All-Star Game at Target Field on July 15, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Wainwright’s Comment Spoils The Moment

Retiring Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter was honored at the All-Star game Tuesday night, and he punctuated the moment by hitting a double and single in his two at bats.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/16/2014

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