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Hall of Fame coach, John Madden, undergoes heart surgery

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Pro Football Hall of Fame coach John Madden underwent successful open-heart surgery.  The 79-year-old was released from the hospital yesterday.

He coached the Oakland Raiders to a Super Bowl win following the 1977 season.  After coaching, he worked as a color commentator for 29 years on all four major television networks.

Madden currently serves as Co-Chair of the NFL player safety advisory panel.
 

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