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uper Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The 49ers Are The Better Team

“This is a great match-up,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. But he likes the 49ers in Sunday’s Super Bowl.


Ricky Jean Francois #95 of the San Francisco 49ers looks on as he answers questions from the media during Super Bowl XLVII Media Day .  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Some 49ers Already Played For A Title In The Superdome

San Francisco defensive tackle Ricky Jean Francois made one of his greatest football memories to date in the Superdome, where he won a national championship with LSU against Ohio State in January 2008.


Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers answers questions from the media during Super Bowl XLVII Media Day. (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Harbaugh Appears To Be Taking Madden’s Advice

49ers coach Jim Harbaugh seems to be enjoying his time with reporters in New Orleans for the Super Bowl, a departure from the clipped remarks and defensive posture he usually exhibits in interviews.


The scene in New Orleans as the Baltimore Ravens arrived. (CBS)

Ravens Arrive In NOLA To Face 49ers In Super Bowl

Soon after arriving in New Orleans for the Super Bowl late Monday afternoon, the Baltimore Ravens found out exactly why this football game is different from all the rest.


Alex Smith & Colin Kaepernick (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Will The 49ers Release Alex Smith? is reporting 49ers back-up quarterback Alex Smith will ask the team to release him before free agency begins March 12.


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Daily Madden: 49ers Turning Super Bowl Into Business Trip

The 49ers arrived in New Orleans Sunday to settle in for a full week of preparation for the Super Bowl.


49ers Team Plane Takes Off

Team Flag Waves As 49ers Arrive In New Orleans

With a team flag waving from an open window of their chartered plane, the San Francisco 49ers arrived at their first Super Bowl in 18 years on Sunday.


Stevie Wonder (credit: ARI VERSIANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Stevie Wonder & Justin Timberlake Among Performers During Super Bowl Weekend

Stevie Wonder is the latest in a parade of entertainers including Beyonce, Justin Timberlake and Pitbull is set to perform in New Orleans over Super Bowl weekend…


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CBS 5 Sports Team To Webcast ‘Live In New Orleans’

CBS 5 sportscasters Dennis O’Donnell and Vern Glenn will be webcasting live Monday through Friday nights from 7:30 to 8 p.m. from the hottest sights in New Orleans on


General view as fans gather outside of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome during their 2012 NFC Wild Card Playoff between the New Orleans Saints and the Detroit Lions game on January 7, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Why Super Bowl Teams Need Two Weeks

The San Francisco 49ers depart Sunday for New Orleans., a full week after their victory in the NFC Championship. Why two weeks between the conference championship games and the Super Bowl? “When you win the championship game, you immediately go into the ticket business, and you go into the hotel business and you go into the airline ticket business,” John Madden told the KCBS morning crew.