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John Madden Retires

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In an interview with KCBS radio in the Bay Area, John Madden announced his retirement saying, "It's time." The 73-year old was the color commentator opposite Al Michaels for NBC's Sunday Night Football for the past three seasons. Prior to that he worked for ABC's Monday Night Football also opposite Michaels but is probably best known for his stints with CBS and Fox working alongside Pat Summerall. Prior to his broadcasting career he coached the Oakland Raiders from 1969 to 1979 winning Super Bowl XI in 1976.