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Running back Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Keidel: Ray Rice Another Crack In NFL Shield

Even by the pro athlete’s subterranean standards, the Ray Rice video was shocking. He made no effort to heal or cradle or care for his unconscious fiancee.

02/21/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Keidel: NFL Mansions And Expansions

Forever high on hubris, the sport is pondering extra games, playoff teams, and new franchises, perhaps in London or Los Angeles. And it feels like all are in the name of profit, not principle.

02/07/2014

Dee Ford #30 of the South team works against Morgan Moses #78 during a Senior Bowl practice session at Fairhope Stadium on January 20, 2014 in Fairhope, Alabama. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: NFL Scouts Seek Run Blockers At Senior Bowl

There are reports that NFL scouts will be paying close attention to run blocking at the college Senior Bowl this weekend. “It’s interesting how that flip-flopped,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/22/2014

San Francisco 49ers v New Orleans Saints

Daily Madden: Bounties Are A Thing Of The Past In NFL

Paul Tagliabue, appointed by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to handle the appeals of players suspended in the bounty investigation, has overturned their suspensions.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/12/2012

OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 02: Carson Palmer #3 of the Oakland Raiders throws the ball against the Cleveland Browns at O.co Coliseum on December 2, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

NFL Commissioner Says League Would Help Fund Oakland Stadium

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said the league is willing to contribute funding to help build a stadium in Oakland to keep the Raiders in town.

12/06/2012

49ers Saints

Ex-New Orleans Coach Heard Urging Players To Injure 49ers In Playoff Game

Former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams exhorted his players to injure key San Francisco 49ers players during January’s divisional playoff at Candlestick Park in a speech recorded by a documentary filmmaker, according to Yahoo Sports.

04/05/2012

Divisional Playoffs - New Orleans Saints v San Francisco 49ers

Daily Madden: Saints Facing Harsh Penalties For Bounty System

The NFL is investigating the New Orleans Saints bounty system that allegedly paid players for hits that knocked an opponent out of a game.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/05/2012

Brandon Marshall #19 of the Miami Dolphins poses with the Most Valuable Player of the 2012 NFL Pro Bowl award at Aloha Stadium on January 29, 2012 in Honolulu, Hawaii.  (Photo by Kent Nishimura/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: Let’s End The All-Star Games

The latest Pro Bowl should once and for all prove the need to kill it off. And while you’re at it, put a fork in the NHL All-Star Game too.

01/30/2012

John Madden (KCBS)

Daily Madden: The Pro Bowl Twitter Experiment

Players are banned from using electronic devices before, during and after regular season and NFL playoff games. But for the Pro Bowl this weekend, the league is setting up computers on the sidelines and encouraging players to tweet.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/26/2012

Philip Rivers prepares to take a snap against the Kansas City Chiefs (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The Inexcusable Bad Snap

San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers fumbled a snap late in regulation in Monday night’s game, leading to a 23-20 overtime loss to Kansas City. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew the mistake was inexcusable.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/02/2011

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