| 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...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Your turn to sound off.
Scott, I want to sign your petition to keep Stan Van Gundy. Dwight Howard may want him fired. But I don't think Rich DeVos got rich by letting immature, overpaid employees tell him who to hire and fire. Shirley
| Feb 19, 2013
| 12:11 PM
How would you like to inexpensively start your own business that could, just maybe, lead to bigger money than you're making now? You could work for yourself and work from the comfort of your home.
That's the allure of multilevel marketing, also called...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 6:27 PM
The latest installment of the Ping-Pong Ball Invitational was held Tuesday night at Amway Center.
The match-up featured the Charlotte Bobcats -- lottery-draft favorites -- against the Magic -- the steadily sinking contenders challenging the 'Cats'...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 6:13 PM
On Wednesday night, the Magic and their fans saw the last of Grant Hill, who they didn't see much of during his star-crossed career here.
He said he'll be in the building occasionally as a spectator, a flesh-and-blood reminder of a lost era in Magic...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 3:22 PM
There is a gray cloud hanging over the usually jubilant week heading into the Florida Classic between Florida A&M and Bethune-Cookman.
FAMU's nationally acclaimed Marching 100 band has been silenced for the hazing death of 26-year-old drum major Robert...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 2:55 PM
The latest shtick in Washington has members of Congress offering to give back 5 percent of their salaries as penance for being feckless boobs.
I have a better idea: Stop being feckless boobs.
Seriously, I am so over governing by gimmicks.
| Apr 15, 2013
| 4:25 PM
And so my dear Magic faithful, that's that.
The home season – the other half of the most painful season in franchise history -- ended mercifully Monday night at Amway Center.
Game 82 will be played Wednesday in Miami. It's a devilish little...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 7:55 AM
It was a rough weekend to be a concert critic, a thankless job that doesn't come with a congenial pat-on-the-back — even when you like something.
In my case, this past weekend will go down in history as the occasion when I actually enjoyed a...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 3:00 PM
Well, it's obvious to see what the Magic have accomplished so far: They've taken any suspense out of their participation in the NBA draft lottery … by winning. Winning way too much already.
Forget about getting a...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Orlando Magic forward DeQuan Jones can't wipe the smile off his face when talking about his winning basketball team – the one located farther south, that is.
"I see [Miami] winning the whole thing, and I'm not alone," Jones said about his alma...