| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Remember Ken Mendenhall? Maybe not. The onetime Colts' center toiled in the trenches, seldom screwed up and never pouted or popped off. In truth, Mendenhall was so anonymous that when he retired in 1981, few realized that he had started 118 consecutive...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 6:41 AM
Il Volo fans don't like me much since I confessed that I was bored during the Italian trio's concert on Sunday at Orlando's Amway Center.
On a brighter note, I did acknowledge in my review that "whatever Il Volo has yet to learn about showmanship, these...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Understand this: Hands are the enemy. All hands. I never realized how often people touched each other until I stopped being bald. My sister thinks I should have known about the touching part . She thinks I should have known a lot of things.Hair has...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:45 PM
The dueling futures of hotel food service collided in Manhattan one recent Tuesday.
On the very day that the New York Hilton Midtown did away with room service, the Affinia Dumont began a partnership with grocery-delivery service FreshDirect to bring...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 10:56 AM
Roy Hibbert bedeviled the Orlando Magic in the 2011 playoffs. Without Dwight Howard, and despite strong performances from Glen Davis, the Magic simply had few answers for the Indiana Pacers’ 7-foot-2 center.
But the Magic should hope Hibbert...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:49 AM
Four area boys basketball standouts and UCF signee Steven Haney of Fort Lauderdale Aquinas are on the state roster for the Friday, March 29, Florida vs. USA Hardwood Classic at the Amway Center.
The Central Florida seniors are RaShawn Powell (Memphis)...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 10:58 AM
With national broadcast networks almost completely passing on the Orlando Magic this season, the team announced today that Fox Sports Florida will air 81 of the team's 82 regular-season games and two preseason exhibitions.
The Magic originally were...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 12:42 PM
In terms of mainstream recognition, Colombian pop singer Carlos Vives isn’t in the realm of the crossover-ready Juanes.
Of course, the mainstream can be over-rated, as the traditionally minded Vives demonstrated in a generous 2-plus hours on...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 10:19 AM
The Orlando Magic will play a preseason exhibition game against the San Antonio Spurs on Oct. 22 in San Antonio.
The defending Western Conference champion Spurs released their 2013 preseason schedule a few minutes ago, and the schedule includes the...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 11:57 AM
I wouldn’t want to see the electric bill this month at Amway Center.
First, it was P!nk and her extravagant light-show and trapeze act, uh, concert.
Roughly 24 hours later, British progressive rock band Muse unleashed its over-the-top vision...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 10:45 AM
Jason Richardson doesn’t know what will happen around 7:05 tonight, the moment he will be introduced as a Philadelphia 76ers starter at Amway Center.
After playing 109 regular-season games for the Orlando Magic, will the fans cheer him? Boo him?...