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The Pac-12 is a barroom, and almost everyone’s landing a roundhouse punch

It’s a Batman cartoon, or John Madden in his 1980s heyday at CBS, commenting on a hit or a devastating block. It’s most like a sprawling and drunken barroom brawl. The Pac-12, especially in the South, is wild and chaotic, straight from a John Wayne movie. Guys are staggering around, delivering punches in one moment, and then being tapped on the back before someone else decks...
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John Madden: Jack Del Rio was a perfect guy to bring in to get rid of the deferred maintenance

Hall of Fame and former coach John Madden weighed in on the 2-1 Oakland Raiders and likes what he has seen so far from new coach Jack Del Rio. With a playoff drought over a decade long, Del Rio has brought hope that could change soon. "The Raiders needed an adult in the room. Jack became that guy, and you could tell it immediately. There was so much deferred maintenance in that organization...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texas A&M Assistant Coach Has A Little Trouble Celebrating Christian Kirk's Touchdown

John Madden once said that you should not do anything if you can't handle the praise. While that is true, what should you do if someone else is the one having trouble celebrating? Christian Kirk made a great play when he returned a punt 79-yards for a touchdown, but it was his assistant coach that had a little trouble with the celebration.Not him. GIF: Texas A&M coach attempts...
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September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

John Madden on Jarryd Hayne: 'He has to make the team'

Count one legendary coach in the corner of Jarryd Hayne. John Madden has been impressed with Hayne's two performances in the preseason, with the former rugby star showing speed, elusiveness and playmaking skills on offense and special teams. So far, Hayne has 117 rushing yards in two preseason games, second behind Denver's Ronnie Hillman's 120.  Hayne has also fielded five punts...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Alabama Football: Nick Saban, John Madden, UA Officials Comment On The Death Of Ken Stabler

Today is a very sad one for the Alabama football program. Legendary quarterback Ken Stabler has died at the age of 69 after a battle with colon cancer. His family confirmed the passing with this statement: Here is the family’s statement on the death of Ken Stabler. — Phil Barber (@Skinny_Post) July 9, 2015 Members of the Alabama football community...
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Ferrell responds to John Madden’s criticism

Will Ferrell took a heavy dose of criticism from none other than John Madden for his spring training stunt where he played in 10 different games for 10 different teams in the same day. Ferrell’s stunt was done for charity and recorded with camera crews for a future TV project. Though Ferrell’s day-long affair was...Read More
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March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Ferrell responds to criticism from John Madden

Earlier this spring, actor Will Ferrell took the Cactus League by storm by playing nine different positions for ten different teams during five different baseball games. While it was a publicity stunt it was also done to raise money for charity. Not everybody was a fan of Ferrell’s stunt and that included legendary announcer John Madden, who called it a lack of respect for the...
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March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Ferrell Responds To John Madden’s Spring Training Criticism (Video)

Will Ferrell made a lot of people happy with his spring training stunt, but John Madden was certainly not one of them. The actor suited up for 10 different teams and played in five separate Cactus League games earlier this month, raising nearly $1 million for cancer research during the highly entertaining day. But Madden didn’t find Ferrell’s time on the diamond so funny. The...
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

John Madden thinks kids start playing football with helmets too young

The NFL Network may have gotten more than it bargained for when it included John Madden in a panel discussion about safety in youth football. Melissa Stark has been hosting a five-part series touting the Heads Up Football program, which has been given a five-year, $45 million grant by the NFL to help promote safety within the game by educating coaches, players and parents. The final...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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