| May 23, 2013
| 8:36 AM
Former Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy says he doesn't plan to coach in the NBA next season and says there's the possibility he may never coach again.
With two kids about to enter high school in Seminole County, Van Gundy says he has turned down...
| May 23, 2013
| 5:57 PM
It is time for sportswriters and sportscasters everywhere to fly their notebooks and tape recorders at half-mast.
Stan Van Gundy says he likely won't return to coaching next season and even says there's a possibility he may never return to coaching at...
| May 17, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
I am amazed at all of the controversy that ensued after University of Florida assistant coach Tim Davis joked to a Gator booster club in Brevard County that Alabama coach Nick Saban is "the devil himself." It's...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 6:12 PM
Five months after the most monumental trade in Magic history, it's looking more and more like Rob Hennigan isn't just the Magic's general manager, he's also an expert orthopedic physician, a relentless private detective and a mysterious fortune teller all...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 8:31 PM
Glen Rice got out early; Steve Smith avoided the experience entirely.
When the two former Miami Heat stars recently appeared at AmericanAirlines Arena as part of the team's 25th Anniversary commemoration, the stories turned to Pat Riley's rigorous...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 3:00 PM
Well, it's obvious to see what the Magic have accomplished so far: They've taken any suspense out of their participation in the NBA draft lottery … by winning. Winning way too much already.
Forget about getting a...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 5:21 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
Since this is the final "Running Off" of the year, let's review the biggest and best, whiniest and worst of 2012.
Biggest sports story of local interest: (1) Dwightmare and resulting collateral damage in Magic...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 5:59 PM
Ishmael "Ish" Smith had to make it to the NBA the hard way, as if he knew any other way.
"I always came through the back door," he said.
Smith slaps his knee and laughs.
"High school. Back door.
"AAU. Back door.
"At Wake [Forest]. Back door....
| Jan 6, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Stan Van Gundy took a leisurely mile-and-a-half stroll with his family for Sunday-morning brunch at a dog-friendly restaurant in Lake Mary. He didn't have much else going on the rest of the day except taking down the Christmas tree.
In an alternate...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 6:23 PM
Magic General Manager Rob Hennigan has not taken a risk to acquire players with injury histories, such as Andrew Bynum and Jared Sullinger, but don't automatically cross off the name of Nerlens Noel.
Noel is recovering from surgery for a torn ACL in his...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 12:11 PM
Former Magic coach Stan Van Gundy told me Thursday that he will pass on the suddenly vacant Brooklyn Nets' head coaching job is it is offered.
"I have zero interest in that job," Van Gundy said in a text message.
The Nets, slumping at 14-14, fired...