Daily Madden: Raiders Rally Past the CowboysJohn Madden's weekend got off to a good start, watching the Raiders' win in their exhibition opener Friday night.
Daily Madden: Superb Job by KaepernickOn the road and down by double digits, playing in a dome with incredibly distracting noise, Coach Madden praises the 49ers' young quarterback for making all the right adjustments, exercising great communication, and executing the right plays to propel San Francisco to a Sunday victory over Atlanta and a trip to the Super Bowl.
Daily Madden: Crawford A Rare Homegrown Talent For GiantsSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford is one of the few players in recent history to be born and raised in the Bay Area and be a regular on the big-league club.
Daily Madden: Should Regular NFL Officials Take A Bow?The regular NFL officials returned to work Thursday night, and the fans gave them a warm welcome back before bestowing their loudest cheers upon the Baltimore Ravens, who never trailed in a 23-16 victory over the winless Cleveland Browns.
Daily Madden: Victims Must Come First For Penn StateThe sports world - and in fact, much of the country and general public - continues to reel from Thursday's release of a 267-page report on the Penn State sexual molestation scandal.
Daily Madden: Arguing The All-StarsMajor League Baseball takes its annual mid-summer break for the All-Star game Tuesday night in Kansas City. And, well ahead of the first pitch, there was plenty of chatter about who would take the mound.
Daily Madden: Madden Weighs In On Paying College AthletesThere's been plenty of chatter about the potential for college athletes to be paid. In fact, collegiate athletic directors from some universities planned to meet and discuss the matter - and may even be ready to push a formal proposal forward.
Daily Madden: The Giants' Cactus League Starting LineupThe starting lineup for a so-called "meaningless" Cactus League game involving the San Francisco Giants on Friday had two names that were sparking some buzz: Freddy Sanchez and Buster Posey.
Daily Madden: Celebrations, Tantrums And InjuriesIn Wednesday's chat with the KCBS morning crew, John Madden talks about unsafe celebrations and other demonstrations by athletes that backfire.
Daily Madden: In Defense Of Bochy