Category: WQAM in Miami

Jim Larranaga: Miami Hurricanes Aren’t Bothered by No. 2 Seed

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

It's been a season for the ages in Miami. The Hurricanes won their first conference title in school history on Sunday and somehow weren't given a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament despite being at the top of the ACC. Jim Larranaga isn't worried about the No. 1 seed snub. ...

Miami’s Shane Battier: “We Are at Our Best When it’s Kind of Nasty.”

Friday, February 8th, 2013

All is well in Miami. The defending NBA champions sit in first place in the Eastern Conference heading into the weekend at 32-14, one and a half games ahead of the New York Knicks. Although Miami has played down to competition and struggled at times it is right where it ...

Ryan Tannehill: Dolphins are Relishing the Opportunity to Learn from Prior Mistakes

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Ryan Tannehill started all 16 games last season as a rookie, leading the Dolphins to a 7-9 record while weathering through an up and down season. The No. 8 overall selection in last year's NFL Draft knows his rookie campaign was a learning process, but vows to learn from his mistakes. ...

Dwyane Wade Would Never Use his Knee Injury as an Excuse, Claims Knee is Feeling Well

Monday, August 20th, 2012

Dwyane Wade has been quietly rehabbing from a July 9th arthroscopic knee surgery and he feels good about his health. He's ready for the challenge of repeating as NBA Champions and knows the task will be more difficult this time around. Through it all D-Wade never made excuses while his ...

Bobby Bowden Says He Can’t Celebrate Being the All-Time Winningest Coach in FBS History Now

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

The NCAA dropped the hammer on Penn State yesterday, delivering unprecedented and historic sanctions against the Nittany Lions football program in the wake of the heinous sex abuse scandal rocked Happy Valley. On top of a four year bowl ban, lost scholarships, a 60 million dollar fine and probation, the ...

Willis McGahee Says He Has a Lot Left In the Tank and Is Looking to Prove People Wrong Again

Friday, June 15th, 2012

Willis McGahee has had an up and down career in the NFL and it’s fair to say that he's never really lived up to the expectations that come with being a first round pick. He has had to deal with injuries at times and has even had to share the ...

Timothy Bradley Says “Manny Time” Is Up

Friday, June 8th, 2012

While the world waits in wonder about a possible Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight, the Pacman looks like he will have his hands full Saturday night. It has been seven years since Pacquiao lost his last fight and the young, up-and-coming Timothy Bradley might be the one fighter not named ...

Richard Pitino Takes Over Isiah Thomas’ Mess at FIU

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

After a few years as an assistant with Billy Donovan at Florida, and then working as the associate head coach with his father during Louisville’s run to the Final Four this past season, Richard Pitino is ready to step out of his father’s shadow and take over a program of ...

Pete Carroll on Signing Matt Flynn: “It was kind of like a recruit calling me. He wanted to come.”

Monday, April 16th, 2012

The Seattle Seahawks were the winners of the Matt Flynn sweepstakes this off-season. This highly coveted free agent was sought after by many quarterback needy teams. The only catch to this prize is the fact that Flynn has only started in two NFL games while being Aaron Rodgers backup throughout ...

Jeff Van Gundy on Erik Spoelstra: “Whatever problems may crop up with the Miami Heat have nothing to do with coaching”

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

With the playoffs right around the corner it’s always nice to hear from arguably the best analyst in the NBA, Jeff Van Gundy. JVG is great because he adds some humor into the broadcasts as well as his interviews, but he is also extremely knowledgeable and is not afraid to ...