John Madden Dies At Age 85 – Sends Shockwaves Across Sports

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On Tuesday, former Oakland Raiders coach and face of the wildly successful “Madden NFL” sports video games unexpectedly died at the age of 85.

Having won the 1976 Super Bowl, Madden later retired and became a premier sportscaster and a noticeable figure in American sports culture.

His death has led to heartfelt messages from celebrities and sports figures across the nation.