| Oct 16, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Pity the heavy metal band seeking respect in a world obsessed with Justin Bieber, Kanye West and whatever it was that Miley Cyrus was doing at the VMAs.
Somehow, venerable rockers Avenged Sevenfold managed to fight through the pop clutter to top the...
| 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...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Nik Vucevic is one of the nicest players on the Orlando Magic roster.
Polite and generally soft-spoken, Vucevic once last season knocked an opposing big man to the ground and then asked, "Are you all right?"
So what happened during the Magic's 110-105...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:42 AM
TONIGHT: Cavaliers at Magic, 7
WHERE: Amway Center
BROADCAST: TV — None. (NBA TV is scheduled to pick up Fox Sports Ohio’s broadcast, but a Magic official said NBA TV’s telecast will be blacked out in Central Florida.) RADIO —...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Sarah Brightman is a cosmonaut in training, a fact that sounds like the opening line of a joke – except that it’s not.
Brightman, who soared in a visually engaging performance on Tuesday at Amway Center, is scheduled for a voyage aboard a...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Jason Maxiell will change his look at some point in the next few weeks.
Because he underwent surgery late last season to repair a detached retina, Maxiell has worn protective eyewear during Magic practices.
Maxiell has worn a relatively fashionable...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 8:33 AM
Who said Nik Vucevic can’t jump?
The Magic’s starting center -- known more for his sound fundamentals than being a dynamic athlete -- has made quite a leap in ESPN’s player rankings heading into the regular season.
Ranked as the...
| 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...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 1:35 PM
The Magic wasted no time working No. 2 draft pick Victor Oladipo --- a shooting guard in college --- at point guard during scrimmage sessions of their first practice on Tuesday at Amway Center.
And coach Jacque Vaughn wasted no time in recognizing...
| Sep 28, 2013
The Republicans are becoming more irrelevant with their calls to defund Obamacare and impeach President Obama. Obama is a historic and popular president.
Regarding the operation of the Amway Center, performing-arts center and proposed soccer stadium:...
| 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...