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  • Start of practice puts Solar Bears on ice

    In the five months since the Orlando Solar Bears were eliminated in the first round of the ECHL playoffs, they have been busy. Scott Tanski went whitewater rafting. Mike Ullrich tried to unwind with a month of golf in Phoenix, which, for someone who can...
  • Schedule-makers do Magic no favors

    Schedule-makers do Magic no favors
    Devising an NBA schedule has to be tougher than quantum physics or a figuring a quarterback rating. Many variables go into the complex job: arena availability, TV commitments, and superstar marketing. What is not included into making an NBA schedule:...
  • A few ways to bring the Magic back to Amway Center

    A few ways to bring the Magic back to Amway Center
    Here's something you may not know. The NBA season is about to start. And the Orlando Magic are still involved. Well, "involved" may be too strong. Let's say the Magic are still participating. Harsh? Yes, but after the last two seasons, isn't "harsh"...
  • Channing Frye suffers sprained MCL in his left knee

    Channing Frye suffers sprained MCL in his left knee
    Orlando Magic decision-makers signed Channing Frye to a four-year, $32 million contract in July because they expect Frye will make their young players better. Team executives and coach Jacque Vaughn envision Frye setting up on the perimeter and stretching...
  • Can Ben Gordon get his magic touch back in Orlando?

    Can Ben Gordon get his magic touch back in Orlando?
    The NBA once hired world-renown illusionist David Blaine to promote its playoffs. The commercial began with Ben Gordon effortlessly hitting a jump-shot. "Ben Gordon can make a shot from anywhere on the court. Is it magic or is it magnets?" Blaine says,...
  • You voted: Here are the Best Bets for 2014

    You voted: Here are the Best Bets for 2014
    Congratulations to the winners of the annual Best Bets awards. Every year, Orlando Sentinel publishes Central Florida's favorite picks of local dining, shopping, services and entertainment -- all chosen by you, our readers. We're proud to announce...
  • Magic notebook: Tobias Harris has changed his diet

    Magic notebook: Tobias Harris has changed his diet
    Tobias Harris significantly altered his eating habits during the summer in an effort to raise his energy level on the defensive end of the floor. Harris cut breads, pastas and sweets out of his diet and ate more fruits and vegetables. "It helped me...
  • Marc Anthony returns to Amway Center

    Marc Anthony returns It's a rite of passage in Orlando: The fall visit by salsa king Marc Anthony, who stops again on Sunday, Oct. 5 at Amway Center (amwaycenter.com). Here are the Top 5 reasons I'm eager to see him — again: •That...
  • Behind the scenes: Time-lapse video from Magic Media Day

    Behind the scenes: Time-lapse video from Magic Media Day
    What do you get when you shoot 5,691 photos, using two GoPro Hero 3+ cameras, and sequence them together with a rockin' soundtrack? A totally cool view, behind the scenes with the Orlando Sentinel photography team, during Monday's Orlando Magic Media Day....
  • Magic rookies Elfrid Payton, Aaron Gordon and Devyn Marble brace for start of camp

    Magic rookies Elfrid Payton, Aaron Gordon and Devyn Marble brace for start of camp
    At about 3 on Monday afternoon, near the end of the Orlando Magic's annual media day, Elfrid Payton dribbled a basketball. A camera recorded his every move for a video that will be used on Amway Center's scoreboard during games this season. Payton...
  • Downtown Orlando's hidden gem, The Orchid Garden, shines again

    Downtown Orlando's hidden gem, The Orchid Garden, shines again
    The Orchid Garden, a hidden gem in downtown Orlando, has undergone a $2 million renovation by Tremont Realty Capital and is back in business. The hall and meeting facility was created in the image of a New Orleans courtyard when Bob Snow built it in the...