Ellington, Griffin lead Pistons past Magic 115-98

Basketball 03/28/19, 20:32

Wayne Ellington scored 17 of his 25 points in the third quarter and the Detroit Pistons defeated the Orlando Magic 115-98 Thursday night in a matchup of teams battling for Eastern Conference playoff positions.Blake Griffin had 20 points and 10 rebounds for Detroit, which was coming off a 1-4 road ...

The East race: 5 teams for 3 spots, separated by 2 losses

Sports 03/27/19, 16:13

The last game of the Miami Heat season, the last regular-season game of Dwyane Wade's career, is April 10 in Brooklyn. If he had his way Wade would play for a few largely ceremonial minutes, get a ton of shots up and then grab a seat on the bench to ...

Florida theme parks debuting new attractions this week

U.S. 03/27/19, 10:42

Some Florida theme parks will be debuting new attractions this week.SeaWorld Orlando on Wednesday is opening a Sesame Street land, while down the interstate, Legoland Florida in Winter Haven is debuting an area based on "The Lego Movie" and its sequel.Both additions to central Florida's theme park landscape are aimed ...

Magic win 6th straight, top Heat 104-99 in East showdown

Basketball 03/26/19, 21:29

Nikola Vucevic scored 24 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, Jonathan Issac added 19 points and the Orlando Magic extended their longest winning streak in eight years to six games by topping the Miami Heat 104-99 on Tuesday night.D.J. Augustin scored 17 points and Aaron Gordon finished with 14 points and ...

Southwest 737 Max makes emergency landing in Orlando

U.S. 03/26/19, 18:05

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max made a safe emergency landing Tuesday in Orlando, Florida, after experiencing an engine problem, the Federal Aviation Administration said.The crew declared an emergency after taking off from Orlando International Airport around 2:50 p.m., and returned to the airport safely. No passengers were on board, ...

Booker scores 59, but Jazz rout Suns 125-92

Basketball 03/25/19, 23:44

Rudy Gobert scored a season-high 27 points and set the single-season NBA dunk record to fuel the Utah Jazz to a 125-92 victory Monday night over the Phoenix Suns, who got 59 points from Devin Booker.Booker topped his previous season high of 55, set in December in a triple-overtime loss ...

Magic shut down 76ers in 2nd half, win 119-98, close on 8th

Basketball 03/25/19, 20:28

Nikola Vucevic had 28 points and 11 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic held the Philadelphia 76ers without a field goal for a stretch of nearly 12 minutes Monday night in a 119-98 victory.Evan Fournier scored 24 points for the Magic, who outscored the 76ers 30-5 over a second-half stretch in ...

US midfielder McKennie out several weeks with ankle sprain

Sports 03/25/19, 09:42

American midfielder Weston McKennie is expected to be sidelined several weeks because of a sprained ankle.The 20-year-old was leaving the U.S. national team camp Monday and returning to Schalke, his German Bundesliga club. The sprain to his left ankle is characterized as moderate to high.McKennie was hurt in the 63rd ...

Dwyane Wade scores 20 points, Heat beat Wizards 113-108

Basketball 03/23/19, 20:46

Dwyane Wade scored 11 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter, helping the Miami Heat remain alone in eighth place in the Eastern Conference with a 113-108 win over the Washington Wizards on Saturday night.With "M-V-P" and "Let's Go Heat!" chants echoing through Washington's Capital One Arena, Wade also ...

Ross, Fournier help Magic rally past Grizzlies in overtime

Basketball 03/22/19, 21:08

Terrence Ross scored 31 points and Evan Fournier had 27, including the game-clinching free throws, and the Orlando Magic rallied to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 123-119 in overtime Friday night.Nikola Vucevic added 25 points for the Magic, who came from 14 points behind in the fourth quarter to tie it ...

Darden Restaurants shares rise on 3Q earnings

Business 03/21/19, 09:10

Shares in Darden Restaurants jumped on Thursday after the company raised its outlook and posted earnings and revenue that beat Wall Street estimates.The owner of Olive Garden and other chain restaurants reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $223.6 million, beating expectations and the $217.8 million in profits for the same quarter ...

Fournier, Gordon lead Magic to 119-96 rout over Pelicans

Basketball 03/20/19, 20:34

Evan Fournier scored 22 points and Aaron Gordon added 20 and the Orlando Magic routed the New Orleans Pelicans 119-96 on Wednesday night.Terrence Ross had 19 points and Nikola Vucevic added 15 points and 17 rebounds for Orlando, which won its third straight.New Orleans played without All-Star center Anthony Davis, ...

Vucevic leads Magic over Hawks 101-91

Basketball 03/17/19, 19:37

Nikola Vucevic had 27 points and 20 rebounds to lead the Orlando Magic to a 101-91 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday night.Aaron Gordon added 22 points and eight rebounds for the Magic, who remained a game behind Miami in the chase for the final Eastern Conference playoff spot. ...

Gordon, Augustin help Magic rout Cavaliers 120-91

Basketball 03/14/19, 20:21

Aaron Gordon scored 21 points, D.J. Augustin added 20 points and seven assists and the Orlando Magic routed the Cleveland Cavaliers 121-91 on Thursday night.Nikola Vucevic had 19 points and 11 rebounds for the Magic. They won for only the second time in six games while chasing the final Eastern ...

Beal, Bryant lead Wizards to crucial 100-90 win over Magic

Basketball 03/13/19, 20:39

Bradley Beal scored 23 points, Thomas Bryant had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and the Washington Wizards made up ground in the Eastern Conference playoff race with a 100-90 win over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night.Jabari Parker added eight of his 19 points in the fourth quarter to help ...

Sheriff: Mom killed 11-year-old to keep her from having sex

U.S. 03/11/19, 11:56

A woman accused of stabbing her daughter to death told investigators she killed the 11-year-old to keep her from having sex, authorities in Florida said. Rose Alcides Rivera, 28, pulled up to a hospital in Orlando asking for help for her daughter on Sunday morning, but the girl was already dead ...

Conley leads the way as Grizzlies rally to beat Magic 105-97

Basketball 03/10/19, 19:55

Mike Conley scored 14 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter and the Memphis Grizzlies crafted a late rally to beat the Orlando Magic 105-97 on Sunday.Avery Bradley added 21 for Memphis in its third straight victory, the first time the Grizzlies put together a streak of three wins ...

Ross, Vucevic lead Magic over Mavericks 111-106

Basketball 03/08/19, 22:46

Steve Clifford and the Magic were far from satisfied after a victory over the struggling Dallas Mavericks."If they shoot the ball the way they normally do, we lose this game," the Orlando coach said after the 111-106 victory Friday night. "We got outplayed. They just didn't shoot the ball as ...

McIlroy doing everything right but winning

Golf 03/06/19, 15:50

Rory McIlroy has few complaints about the state of his game, only the results.That doesn't bother him, either.At least not yet.FILE - In this Sunday, March 18, 2018 file photo, Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, poses with the championship trophy after winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament in Orlando, ...

Redick hits 6 3-pointers, 76ers hold off Magic 114-106

Basketball 03/05/19, 21:26

JJ Redick hit six 3-pointers and scored 26 points to break out of a slump and lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 114-106 win over the Orlando Magic on Tuesday night.Orlando entered the game in the mix with Charlotte and Miami for the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs. ...

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