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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.

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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.

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Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets works out at Jets Training Camp at SUNY Cortland on July 27, 2012 in Cortland, New York. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The NY Jets ‘Stupid’ Training Camp Fight

New York Jets coach Rex Ryan ordered players to run sprints following a 20-player brawl at training camp this week. “It’s stupid,” John Madden told the KCBS morning crew. “They don’t even know what you do in a football training camp fight.”

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John Madden (KCBS)

Daily Madden: Highs And Lows Of John’s NFL Week

John Madden toured several NFL training camps on the Madden Cruiser with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell before attending the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton over the weekend.

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Lucas Luetge #44 of the Seattle Mariners wears a Hello Kitty backpack on his way out to the bullpen before their game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on July 6, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Doughnuts In The Bullpen

The Oakland A’s edged the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 in 15 innings over five hours Monday night. Oakland reliever Jerry Blevins said the team shared a box of donuts from a fan just before the game-ending rally. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew he wasn’t surprised the donuts came from the bullpen.

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The Red Arrows make a flypast ahead the Olympic Games 2012 Opening Ceremony on July 27, 2012 in London. (John Stillwell - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The Madden Cruiser’s Armchair Olympian

John Madden is watching a lot of Olympics coverage on the Madden Cruiser on his way to the Pro Football Hall of Fame festivities in Canton, Ohio.

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Quarterback Alex Smith of the San Francisco 49ers. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Questions At QB For 49ers

At this point it appears Alex Smith will again be the starting quarterback for the 49ers. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew he doesn’t think draftee Colin Kaepernick is ready.

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