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  • With Marcin Gortat gone, who will back up Dwight Howard?

     
    Orlando Magic GM Otis Smith executed two of the biggest trades in franchise history on Saturday, and he finalized both deals within an hour of each other. As today’s events sink in, we’ll answer the biggest questions surrounding the Magic moving...
  • Listen in: Tim Tebow on Fox Sports Florida’s Dan Patrick show today

     
    Tim Tebow, the man you love to love or love to hate, will appear on "The Dan Patrick Show" today (Tuesday, Jan. 4) around 11:35 a.m. The show airs on Fox Sports Florida weekdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET....
  • Awesome, baby! Basketball analyst Dick Vitale reupped at ESPN through 2015

     
    Are you serious! Call the chief 'cause he's on fire, baby! ESPN has extended the contract of catchphrase-loving basketball analyst Dick Vitale through 2015. Vitale, a former coach, is one of the longest-serving sports announcers around. He called ESPN's...
  • Orlando Magic and NBA News: Thursday, Jan. 20

     
    Stan Van Gundy calls himself a word we can't put here, Carmelo Anthony trade talks break down and a former Magic player has a breakout game in today's links. 1. Orlando Magic scramble to 1-point win over Philadelphia 76ers in overtime, Josh Robbins,...
  • Orlando Magic and NBA News: Wednesday, Feb. 9

     
    The Orlando Magic's defensive clinic, more Carmelo Anthony trade rumors (!) and a point of concern for the Boston Celtics highlight today's links. 1. Gilbert Arenas keys 4th-quarter run, Magic take 101-85 win over Clippers, Josh Robbins, Orlando...
  • Orlando Magic players, coaches react to Carmelo Anthony trade

     
    So, what do the Orlando Magic think of their new Conference rival, Carmelo Anthony, going to the New York Knicks? They seemed to agree the Knicks would be better, at least on paper, but they were cautious in their words. Stan Van Gundy: “It’ll...
  • Sarah Palin and her 'One Nation' bus tour, coming to a town near voters soon

     
    Sarah Palin, yes, Sarah Palin has been quiet for weeks but now launches a long "One Nation" bus tour....
  • Jim Murray, June 7, 1961

     
    June 7, 1961: Gene Tunney's chief claim to fame is he licked an over-aged Jack Dempsey twice. It won him respect but not affection. A peculiar thing about the public is it resents a man who topples a popular champion......
  • Does Mike Tyson belong in the Boxing Hall of Fame? Vote now!

     
    How great was Mike Tyson? Despite all the hype the hoopla and the hysteria, I don’t think he is among the Top 10 heavyweights of all-time. That said, he belongs in the International Boxing Hall of Fame. Iron Mike was iconic, and much like Ali,...
  • Did boxer Jack Dempsey use loaded gloves when he won his first heavyweight title?

     
    BOXING URBAN LEGEND: Jack Dempsey's gloves were "loaded" when he first won the world heavyweight championship. On the Fourth of July, 1919, 24-year-old William Harrison "Jack" Dempsey defeated Jess Willard and won the world heavyweight championship title....
  • Book review: 'At the Fights: American Writers on Boxing,' edited by George Kimball and John Schulian

    Book review: 'At the Fights: American Writers on Boxing,' edited by George Kimball and John Schulian
    At the Fights American Writers on Boxing Edited by George Kimball & John Schulian Library of America: 517 pp., $35 Part freak show, part sitcom, part mortal combat — ah, yes, behold the world of professional prizefighting, the face-break...
  • Heavyweight champion lived in Glendale

    Jess Willard, who reigned as the World Heavyweight Boxing Champion from 1915 to 1919, lived on Blanchard Drive in Glendale for many years. Recently, Willard’s grandson, Jim Mace, of Carmichael, Calif., saw a photo of his grandfather’s house...