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NFL Hall of Fame

David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox hits a double against the Oakland Athletics at Fenway Park on April 22, 2013 in Boston. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Do Punters And Designated Hitters Belong In Halls Of Fame?

David Ortiz led the Red Sox to an 11-4 win over the Mariners Wednesday night, becoming baseball’s all time leader in hits as a designated hitter. Are Ortiz’ accomplishments enough to get him in the Hall of Fame, where there are no designated hitters?

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/11/2013

Eric Reid (C) of the LSU Tigers holds his daughter Leilani as they stand with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell as they hold up a jersey on stage after Reid was picked #18 overall by the San Francisco 49ers in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on April 25, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: NFL Rookies Need History Lessons

The symposium, mandatory for all rookies, is a three-day course about their responsibilities and the risks associated with their high-paid, high-profile positions. They do learn some NFL history, but Madden would like to see more.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/27/2013

NFC Championship - San Francisco 49ers v Atlanta Falcons

Daily Madden: The 49er Offensive Line Gets Its Due

“Right now they’re one of the best or the best offensive line in football,” Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/05/2013

49er Great, Steve Young Gets A Birthday Flash Mob

49er Great, Steve Young Gets A Birthday Flash Mob

What do you get a birthday boy who’s a football Hall of Famer and has everything? If you’re Steve Young’s wife … you get him his own flash mob…

10/04/2011

Cornerback Deion Sanders of the San Francisco 49ers looks on during Super Bowl XXIX against the San Diego Chargers at Joe Robbie Stadium on January 29, 1995 in Miami. (George Rose/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Reflections From The Hall Of Fame

Hall of Fame coach John Madden is on his way home from Canton after witnessing the induction of Deion Sanders, Shannon Sharpe, Richard Dent, Chris Hanburger, Les Richter, Marshall Faulk and NFL films founder Ed Sabol.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/08/2011

Terrell Owens seen with the Cincinnati Bengals in 2010 (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: End Of The Line For T.O.?

NFL receiver Terrell Owens reportedly underwent surgery for a torn ACL within the last few weeks. John Madden told the KCBS morning team that he thinks T.O.’s notable NFL career has ended.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/27/2011

Former 49er coach Steve Mariucci. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: How To Beat Mariucci

John Madden told the KCBS morning crew he had a problem with his alarm clock this morning, and will use that as an excuse when he plays in the 13th annual Madden-Mariucci Battle of the Bay Charity Bocce Tournament Tuesday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/01/2011

Jason Kidd #2 and Dirk Nowitzki #41 of the Dallas Mavericks look on during Game Four of the Western Conference Finals against the Oklahoma City Thunder, May 23, 2011 at Oklahoma City Arena. (Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The Kidd Factor

A Bay Area native was instrumental in leading a monumental comback in the NBA Western Conference Finals Monday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/24/2011

Rod Woodson seen as a player with the Raiders in 2004 (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Hall Of Famer Woodson Joining Raiders Staff

The Oakland Raiders have hired Hall of Famer Rod Woodson as an assistant to coach the team’s cornerbacks.

CBS San Francisco–02/14/2011

John Madden (KCBS)

Daily Madden: The Drag Race To The Cliff

From the Madden Cruiser on his way home from the Super Bowl, John says there is little optimism for avoiding a lockout in the NFL’s dispute with players.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/08/2011