| Oct 25, 2012
| 8:57 AM
A conga isn't the first instrument that comes to mind when describing the Zac Brown Band.
The freewheeling Southern-flavored country act, which stops on Saturday at the Amway Center, is more about twangy guitars and the down-home lyrics of such signature...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 3:21 PM
Nik Vucevic celebrated his 22nd birthday Wednesday.
Some party that turned out to be. For a gift, he received a matchup against Memphis Grizzlies All-Star Marc Gasol.
Vucevic might as well embrace nights like that one. The year ahead will be the most...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Arron Afflalo isn’t providing the Denver Nuggets with any bulletin-board fodder.
He’s been asked repeatedly what it’ll be like to face his former team when the Orlando Magic open their regular season tonight at Amway Center.
| Nov 3, 2012
| 2:03 PM
On the day the Orlando Magic learned that Hedo Turkoglu will miss at least the next four weeks after surgery to repair a broken bone in his left hand, the team welcomed back another 6-foot-10 player to the practice court.
Gustavo Ayón wore a splint to...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 9:13 AM
Jameer Nelson might not play when the Orlando Magic host the Phoenix Suns tonight at Amway Center.
The Magic’s starting point guard did not participate in Orlando’s shootaround this morning because he has a strained hamstring and groin (and,...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:06 AM
More than 300 volunteers from Amway and D.A. Blodgett-St. John's, plus organizers from KaBOOM! and local residents are joining forces to build a new playground on Friday at D.A. Blodgett-St. John's.
The new playground's design is based on drawings made...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 12:34 PM
Details have been announced for Grand Rapids' annual 4th of July parade and fireworks display.
The even is scheduled to start July 4 with a parade at 5:00 p.m., starting at the corner of Lyon St. and Monroe Ave. NW. The route will head down Monroe Center...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 9:04 AM
Orlando Magic officials hope to have all of their new assistant coaches in place by the end of the week.
The team likely will carry five assistant coaches.
So far, at least three people have been hired: New Orleans Hornets assistant coach James Borrego,...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 8:03 AM
Rich DeVos is recovering after suffering a mild stroke back in August.
The Amway co-founder and Orlando Magic owner was hospitalized on August 19 at Spectrum Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
He was released on August 21, 2012.
The 86-year-old is...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 1:20 PM
Orlando Magic owner and Amway co-founder Rich DeVos is said to be in good condition after suffering a mild stroke last month.
DeVos was admitted to Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Aug. 19, Amway officials said in a statement. He underwent...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 5:47 AM
The Amway 4th of July Family Fireworks will return to Ah-Nab-Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids with a couple of new features.
The Fireworks will launch from two bridges this year to create an even bigger and brighter spectacle.
Fireworks will be set...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 7:50 PM
The Magic’s track record shows there will be more games like Friday night’s. I guess all the concern about them winning too much to spoil a chance at a decent lottery pick was unnecessary.
They have lost 12 times in the last 14 games. The...