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  • Flamingo Crossings at Disney will focus heavily on sports market

    Flamingo Crossings at Disney will focus heavily on sports market
    After years of delays, construction is starting on a hotel-and-retail development aimed at budget-conscious Disney World visitors and athletes attending competitions at the resort's ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Groundbreaking is scheduled for Oct....
  • Football: Week Zero schedule

    Thursday, August 28th CITY NONLEAGUE Belmont at Los Angeles Marshall, 7 p.m. Canoga Park at Taft, 7 p.m. Chavez at Bernstein, 7 p.m. Dymally at Panorama, 7 p.m. Eagle Rock at Arleta, 3:30 p.m. Granada Hills Kennedy at Contreras, 7 p.m....
  • Florida travel calendar for January

    Florida travel calendar for January
    Check out festivals and events in January across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Nov. 29, 2013 - Jan. 5 2014: Carillon...
  • Mayo: Disney World or Busch Gardens? What's your fave?

    Every so often, I have to leave behind the heavy and depressing news of the day (Syria, Egypt, the usual mayhem, murder and corruption in South Florida) for something a little more frivolous and fun. And so it was with my print column for Sunday, in...
  • Arron Afflalo says the offseason's trade rumors didn't impact him much

    Arron Afflalo says the offseason's trade rumors didn't impact him much
    Lucky for Arron Afflalo that he doesn't pay too much attention to Internet rumors. Otherwise, he would've had a difficult summer. For a couple of months, the rumor du jour — propagated primarily by ESPN and a Los Angeles-based website —...
  • TIMELINE: Jon Gruden's rise from obscurity to Super Bowl coach

    2002 Feb. 19: Sometime around 3 a.m. PST, Bucs Executive Vice Presidents Joel and Bryan Glazer finalize a deal with Oakland owner Al Davis to get Gruden out of the final year of a contract with the Raiders. The cost is two first-round picks, two second-...
  • Brigitte Zavithsanos: flag football Player of the Year

    Brigitte Zavithsanos: flag football Player of the Year
    Brigitte Zavithsanos Palm Beach Gardens sophomore Pos.: QB/WR/S/P Comment: Recorded 2,238 all-purpose yards, 36 touchdowns and had 17 interceptions. She led the Gators (16-2) to District 16 championship and state semifinals for first time since 2007....
  • Developer's plan to move Tampa Yankees to Orlando is foul

    Developer's plan to move Tampa Yankees to Orlando is foul
    Former Miami Herald columnist Dave Barry once called us the "low-forehead, nose-picking yahoos of Orlando.'' That impression must still exist, because a developer from South Florida is making us an offer that only low-forehead, nose-picking yahoos...
  • The World at 40

    The World at 40
    ORLANDO, Fla. — Back in 1971, Disney promised us the World. And that's precisely what it delivered — in spades. Walt Disney World's castle door flew open Oct. 1 that year, unwrapping an entertainment complex that would go on to vastly...
  • Nowhere to go but downhill

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Mike Matheny had just answered a reporter's question about the challenges of being a first-year manager when an unexpected situation presented itself. The visiting Cardinals were under the impression that the National...
  • Tom Shaw pranks NFL prospects with fake gorilla in video

     
    Tom Shaw, who runs a popular performance enhancement camp at Disney's Wide World of Sports in Orlando, pranked a group of NFL prospects in this hilarious video listed below. Players were told a gorilla from Animal Kingdom got loose and, well, you can...