| Jan 21, 2010
| 4:33 AM
There was no more appropriate soundtrack to "American Idol's" Orlando auditions than the classic Disney tune "When You Wish Upon a Star." After all, most of the hopefuls who came through Amway Arena were, in a word, dreaming. But that's what we love about...
| Apr 2, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant agreed to a three-year extension with the Lakers, meaning he will stay under contract through the 2013-14 season. âWe are extremely pleased that we were able to reach an agreement and come to terms on the extension at this time,...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Orange County and Orlando commissioners — including mayors Teresa Jacobs and Buddy Dyer — will each get to use the city's new soccer stadium for a public or charity event one day out of the year without being charged a fee under an agreement...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Zach Harrison and Scott Tanski scored goals within a 36-second span late in the third period Sunday, giving the Orlando Solar Bears a 4-3 victory against the Colorado Eagles at Amway Center.
The victory before an announced crowd of 5,226 ended a three-...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 8:41 PM
When the South Carolina Stingrays and Orlando Solar Bears met Friday night at Amway Center, something had to give.
Heading into the game, the Stingrays played nine times on the road without a loss in regulation, and the Solar Bears had won six of...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 4:03 PM
The Orlando Predators are leaving downtown Orlando and will play their upcoming season in the CFE Arena on the University of Central Florida campus.
The team's relocation from the city-owned Amway Center to the CFE Arena follows quarrels with Orlando...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:45 PM
It's good to be mayor.
A couple of months ago, Buddy Dyer said he liked being Orlando's mayor so much he'd probably do it for free. Former Mayor Bill Frederick described his time at City Hall as the best of his life. So what's so great about it?
| Dec 5, 2013
WHAT: If the sources at E! News are to be believed, it won't be long before singer, songwriter and guitarist John Mayer will be popping the question to his pop-star girlfriend, Katy Perry. Until then Mayer is busy on the road with his "Born and Raised"...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 3:23 PM
A 12-day road trip featuring six games — the Magic's longest of the season — likely won't faze coach Jacque Vaughn.
It isn't Vaughn's first rodeo — and that's not just a cliché.
As a player and assistant with San Antonio, Vaughn...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 10:35 AM
No disrespect to the Grinch, but the noise in Whoville is nothing compared with this.
In the first of two sensory-challenging shows on Saturday at Amway Center, Trans-Siberian Orchestra offered its annual rock-opera yuletide salute, a 2-1/2-hour...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 9:04 PM
Nik Vucevic turned 7 years old on Oct. 24, 1997.
Tim Duncan played in his first NBA regular-season game exactly one week later.
The difference in experience couldn't have been more striking on Friday night.
Duncan dominated with a turn-back-the-...