| Jan 13, 2014
| 5:46 PM
DALLAS — Dallas Mavericks rookie point guard Shane Larkin received some text messages from high school friends as Monday night's game against the Orlando Magic approached.
Those friends kidded him that the Magic were going to beat Dallas on its...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 5:51 PM
UFC is coming to Orlando. The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization said Monday night it will stage a series of nationally televised bouts on April 19 at Amway Center.
The full roster of fights is still being finalized, but the organization...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 11:31 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — This isn’t the optimal time for the Orlando Magic to play the Sacramento Kings.
Kings center DeMarcus Cousins can wreak havoc on an opposing team at any time, but the Magic will be especially vulnerable when the teams...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 8:27 PM
Rashard Lewis played almost three-and-a-half seasons for the Orlando Magic, and most of his memories are overwhelmingly positive. With his ability to stretch the floor with his 3-point shooting, he helped the franchise reach the 2009 NBA Finals and the...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 8:16 PM
Mike Ullrich scored two goals and added an assist Friday night as the Orlando Solar Bears held on for a 6-5 victory against the Utah Grizzlies in an ECHL game at Amway Center.
The forward broke a 4-all tie 5 minutes, 22 seconds into the third period...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 7:28 PM
The Orlando Solar Bears took one too many penalties Thursday night as a power-play goal by Phil Mangan gave the Utah Grizzlies a 3-2 overtime victory in an ECHL game at Amway Center.
The decisive goal came 3 minutes, 35 seconds into overtime and was the...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 8:03 PM
The Orlando Solar Bears maintained their perfect record when scoring four goals this season and ended a more dubious streak in the process Monday.
Zach Harrison scored two goals, including the game-winner at 10 minutes, 48 seconds of the third period,...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 7:35 PM
On Saturday and again on Sunday morning, Jacque Vaughn spoke with Arron Afflalo to learn how Afflalo's injured left ankle felt. Both times, Afflalo promised Vaughn he could play when their Orlando Magic hosted the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday night....
| Dec 26, 2013
There's no Beatle on the bill, but 2014 still looks promising in the concert realm at Amway Center:
Barry Manilow: He writes the songs, as the man himself wrote, and Manilow will revisit them Jan. 18 in yet another Vegas-worthy pop revue.
Paul Simon &...
| Dec 26, 2013
I touched Paul McCartney's ukulele case, so that's my highlight of 2013.
Oh, I later found out that the uke I encountered next to an elevator at Orlando's Amway Center wasn't actually Sir Paul's, but that's not the tale I'm going to tell my...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 8:18 PM
Arron Afflalo returned to the court Saturday. He participated in the Orlando Magic's morning shootaround and then started for the Magic when they hosted the Sacramento Kings at Amway Center.
He finished with a game-high 26 points on 9-of-17 shooting....
| Dec 18, 2013
| 8:01 PM
This wasn't what the Orlando Magic had in mind when they talked about building momentum — and earning some wins — during their six-game homestand.
Playing without leading scorer Arron Afflalo, who was sick, the Magic missed shot after shot,...