| 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
| 4:33 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Dear Orlando Magic: I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but your window of opportunity has closed before it even opened.
Now that NBA superstar Kevin Love is set to join fellow NBA superstars LeBron James and...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 9:52 AM
Bernard Morris will look to join an exclusive club Sunday.
Current members include Ben Bennett, Connell Maynor, Pat O'Hara and Joe Hamilton. The club does not have a name or a proper meeting place, but those men are linked by a shared experience.
| Aug 10, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Perhaps someone at Oregon has been spending too much time staring into those glossy yellow and green football helmets the Ducks have a penchant of wearing.
How else can you explain the fact that the school announced last week that it was unveiling new...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Jay Gruden has come a long way since 2006.
Eight years ago, he was synonymous with the Orlando Predators as the Arena Football League team's highly successful coach. Now he is in his first season as coach of the Washington Redskins.
As for his former...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:31 AM
Here's a new chance to get top seats for the next Disney on Ice production, based on hit movie "Frozen." A ninth performance of "Frozen" has been added to its Orlando engagement at the Amway Center this September.
The Disney on Ice version of "Frozen"...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Red Lobster will establish its new headquarters and culinary center in downtown Orlando at CNL Tower 1 next to City Hall.
Red Lobster will have three full floors in the building, plus the culinary center on the first floor, for 300 employees.
| Jul 28, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Downtown Orlando is in the midst of a hotel boomlet, with two properties under construction and at least three others in the works.
The latest project to surface, if ultimately built, would add a 205-room Hyatt Place to the corner of South Street and...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 3:28 PM
As promised by Orlando Predators' new owner David Siegel, the team is moving back to the Amway Center.
The Orlando City Council approved a three-year lease with the team on Monday.
The Arena Football League team has been playing at CFE Arena on the...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 11:18 AM
I had the chance to ask Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer about the three new hotels being built or planned in the downtown Orlando area.
This boomlet is significant for downtown, especially if you include a fourth project, the new Aloft Downtown Orlando that...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:27 PM
A man normally accustomed to being in the spotlight, David Siegel just wanted to enjoy the show instead of being a part of it.
So it was Saturday night as the CEO of Westgate Resorts watched the Orlando Predators in their first home game since he was...