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John Madden, NFL and broadcasting legend, dies at 85

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NEW YORK — John Madden, who forever changed the way professional football is analyzed on television, while becoming a one man conglomerate in the process, died Tuesday. The cause of death was not immediately disclosed. Madden was 85. Madden coached the Oakland Raiders for 10 seasons, pocketed one Super Bowl title and was eventually inducted into Pro Football’s Hall of Fame. All of that was really just his opening act. “On behalf of the entire NFL family, we extend our condolences to Virginia, Mike, Joe and their families,” NFL commissioner Roger Goodell wrote in a statement. “Nobody loved foot…

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