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  • Amway Center crowd gives Ryan Anderson a warm greeting | Video

    Amway Center crowd gives Ryan Anderson a warm greeting | Video
    Ryan Anderson received a warm — but not overwhelming — greeting Wednesday night, when the Orlando Magic hosted Anderson's New Orleans Hornets. Anderson entered the game with 4:51 remaining in the first quarter, prompting many in the crowd to...
  • No, College Basketball is Not Better Than the NBA

    No, College Basketball is Not Better Than the NBA
    After very much enjoying this year’s National Championship game in which Louisville defeated Michigan, I figured out exactly why: it looked like an NBA playoff game. This goes to an argument that drives me absolutely crazy: no, college...
  • Magic lose preseason opener 85-80 after a late Hornets comeback

    Magic lose preseason opener 85-80 after a late Hornets comeback
    The Orlando Magic’s starters played well against the New Orleans Hornets’ starters in the teams’ preseason opener Sunday afternoon. But the Magic’s reserves faltered — at least in the game’s final quarter. The Magic...
  • Hornets list Rivers as day to day

    Hornets list Rivers as day to day
    Hornets guard Austin Rivers said his right ankle injury, suffered Monday night at Dallas isn't as bad as feared. At practice Tuesday at the Alario Center, Rivers was in a walking boot. But said Rivers, "I feel it was game seven tonight, I could play."...
  • College basketball preview: ACC storylines

    Atlantic Coast Conference Heading into last season's NCAA tournament, three ACC teams – North Carolina, Duke and ACC tournament champion Florida State – were ranked in the top 10, but UNC and N.C. State were the only ACC reps in the Sweet 16....
  • DeAndre Jordan with the dunk of the year?

    On Sunday evening, DeAndre Jordan's name was trending on Twitter, the Clippers' center was leading the NBA with the most mentions per hour on NBA.com, and NBA superstars were tweeting about him.  It happened after Jordan sprinted down the middle of...
  • Confident Austin Rivers says he plans to be a lottery pick in NBA draft

    Confident Austin Rivers says he plans to be a lottery pick in NBA draft
    Mixed reviews by draft analysts suggest Austin Rivers may not be a lottery pick in the NBA Draft. But the ever-confident former Winter Park standout told the Sentinel in a Tuesday afternoon phone interview he plans to be on that elite list of the first...
  • Gridiron Kings: Former Winter Park player Mike Mitchell is one of top players in nation as Texas linebacker

    Gridiron Kings: Former Winter Park player Mike Mitchell is one of top players in nation as Texas linebacker
    Mike Mitchell is enjoying a homecoming this weekend at the Champion Gridiron Kings 7-on-7 Tournament at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports. And the Plano (Texas) Prestonwood Christian linebacker is contemplating making his trip even more memorable with...
  • Former DePaul signee Shane Larkin says 'Miami visit went very good'

    Former DePaul signee Shane Larkin says 'Miami visit went very good'
    Shane Larkin, a 2011 DePaul basketball recruit who was released from his Blue Demons' scholarship last week due to a medical issue, resurfaced at Miami on Friday. Following his visit, Larkin sent a text message on Friday night about his trip reading,...
  • Teel Time: Record talent drain hits ACC with North Carolina trio headed to NBA

    ACC basketball’s talent drain continues at a record pace. With the expected news that Duke’s Austin Rivers and North Carolina’s Harrison Barnes and John Henson are entering the NBA draft, the conference next season will return no first-...
  • Boys basketball: Winter Park, OCP compete in City of Palms Classic

     
    Austin Rivers led Winter Park to a 75-63 win over Riverside Academy in the City of Palms Classic in Fort Myers. “It was a good game for us against a quality opponent, the two-time defending champions of Louisiana,” Winter Park head coach David Ba...