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  • Ryan Lochte wins top pro athlete honors at inaugural SPORTYs | Video

    WINTER PARK — Ryan Lochte entered 2011 wanting to show the world's swimming community that he still had room to improve. And he did that, winning five gold medals at the world championships in Shanghai. On Saturday night, the Daytona Beach native...
  • Amway Grand Celebrates 30 Years

    Amway Grand Celebrates 30 Years
    Amway Grand Plaza celebrated 30 years with a big event and some reflection.  When Amway founders Rich DeVos and Jay Van Andel set their sights on creating a hotel, there was very little development downtown. The fancy parties, the furniture and the...
  • Businesses are real losers of NBA lockout

    Businesses are real losers of NBA lockout
    This weekend will bring the first local casualties of the NBA lockout, and it has nothing to do with Dwight Howard's salary or Rich DeVos' profits. Amway Center will sit dark Sunday instead of hosting the Orlando Magic's first pre-season game. Without...
  • Josh Robbins: Amnesty clause, by itself, isn't the Orlando Magic's magic cure-all

    Josh Robbins: Amnesty clause, by itself, isn't the Orlando Magic's magic cure-all
    The possibility that an amnesty clause will be included in a new collective bargaining agreement should give Orlando Magic fans hope for the future. But know this: An amnesty clause, taken by itself, would not solve the Magic’s long-term problem:...
  • The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida: Familiar name at top of list

    The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida: Familiar name at top of list
    Collectively, they control tens of thousands of jobs, billions of dollars in tax money, a sports franchise — and one very famous mouse. They are the region's power players. And today we unveil the Top 10 in our rundown of "The 25 Most Powerful...
  • We all pay for Magic's astronomical payroll

    We all pay for  Magic's astronomical payroll
    A few weeks ago, ESPN released some astounding figures about how much sports teams spend. Your Orlando Magic ranked fifth-highest…in the world. With an average of more than $6.3 million per player, our hometown team beat out 195 other NFL, soccer...
  • Breaking down the Orlando Magic: Otis Smith

    Breaking down the Orlando Magic: Otis Smith
    For three weeks, the Orlando Sentinel is going through the Orlando Magic alphabetically, evaluating players, as well as coach Stan Van Gundy and General Manager Otis Smith, and assigning them grades for 2010-11. OTIS SMITH General Manager Age: 47...
  • Magic crush Wizards with 112-83 season-opening victory

    Magic crush Wizards with 112-83 season-opening victory
    On a night the Orlando Magic franchise celebrated a new beginning in a new arena, its players repeated a script they had perfected during the preseason. The Magic crushed an opponent. Dwight Howard dominated the paint. Vince Carter performed like an...
  • How hypocritical can Rich DeVos get? Plus Harry Potter and mail from readers

    A mixed bag today, featuring Rich DeVos, Harry Potter and reader payback … Does Rich DeVos have no shame? The billionaire Magic owner blackmailed Central Florida into building him a new $480 million arena, with him kicking in a measly 12 percent....
  • With 1 month until trade deadline, much remains unknown in Dwight Howard saga

    With 1 month until trade deadline, much remains unknown in Dwight Howard saga
    There is only one certainty in the Dwight Howard saga. By the NBA trade deadline on March 15, which is now just one month away, the Orlando Magic front office will have made perhaps the most important personnel decision in franchise history. Little...
  • Alex Martins and Dwight Howard continue to talk about Howard's future

    Alex Martins and Dwight Howard continue to talk about Howard's future
    Orlando Magic Chief Executive Officer Alex Martins has spoken with Dwight Howard recently about Howard's long-term intentions. What was said? Martins would not say, but he indicated that those talks are ongoing. "Dwight and I have talked, and we've...
  • Dwight Howard saga: Questions and answers

    Dwight Howard saga: Questions and answers
    Do not be ashamed if the Dwight Howard saga confuses you. The NBA's new collective-bargaining agreement contains plenty of perplexing intricacies. Here, we try to separate fact from fiction. What is Howard's contract status? His current contract...