| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:20 AM
Orlando officials have submitted bids to the NCAA for the rights to host the second-and-third round as well as regional rounds of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament for 2016-18 seasons.
The Central Florida Sports Commission partnering with...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:30 AM
By Erinn Hutkin
A professional caterer for 17 years, Ali Tucker is still inspired by her maternal grandmother, Carrie Murphy, mother of 7 and grandmother to 26. Murphy could always be found in the kitchen creating "the most delicious meals" for her large...
| May 23, 2014
| 6:01 AM
Philanthropist Lois Pope is moving back to Manalapan.
"My old haunting grounds," she said Friday.
Pope, 80, the widow of National Enquirer publisher Generoso Pope, paid $16.2 million for the ocean-to-Intracoastal mansion of Amway co-founder Richard...
| May 24, 2014
| 11:53 AM
The buses converge on Orlando's Parramore neighborhood every school day, picking up about 500 children and spreading them among eight elementary schools as far as 5 miles away.
That morning dance has been the reality for 43 years, since Orange County...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:16 PM
A pair of fighters who competed on the Amway Center undercard have been released by UFC, according to a report by BloodyElbow.com.
Arizona featherweight Estevan Payan and Oregon lightweight Pat “Bam Bam” Healy have recently been deleted from...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 10:51 AM
The Florida State Seminoles, the reigning national champions, were an overwhelming No. 1 to repeat in the preseason coaches poll Thursday.
FSU received 56 of 62 first-place votes in the Amway Coaches Poll released by USA Today.
"We're very excited about...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:43 AM
The Amway Center has announced a postponement to the co-headlining show featuring Latin pop star Enrique Iglesias and hip-hop artist Pitbull, previously slated for Oct. 21. According to a press release today, scheduling conflicts have necessitated a new...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:33 PM
It’s no secret that corporate sponsors have taken over the sports world. You may not like how Capital One, Vizio and Bright House have barged into the vocabulary, but you have to admire their zeal in brand promotion.
Or you could just shake your...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:00 PM
It's official. Time-share tycoon David Siegel is the new owner of the Orlando Predators — and he's moving the team back to the Amway Center.
The Westgate Resorts CEO, whose family was featured in the film documentary "The Queen of Versailles,"...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:57 AM
Could Tim Tebow end up playing for the Orlando Predators? New team owner David Siegel wants it to happen.
“If anyone knows Tim Tebow, tell him to call me,” Siegel, CEO of Westgate Resorts, said. "The team number is 844-455-PRED.”
| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:41 PM
A pair of fighters with ties to Florida will square off Sept. 5, but it’ll happen a long way from the Sunshine State.
Matt Mitrione, who fights out of Boca Raton, will take on Derrick Lewis during UFC Fight Night 50 at Foxwoods Casino in Ledyard,...