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Vucevic, big 4th quarter sent Magic past 76ers 112-97

Nov. 13, 2019 10:55 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — It took the Orlando Magic 10¾ games to find their offense. Nikola Vucevic had 25 points and seven Orlando players scored in double figures as the Magic came up with a big fourth quarter and beat the Philadelphia 76ers 112-97 on Wednesday night. "It was good to see the offense...

Pulisic to miss US Nations League games vs Canada, Cuba

Nov. 11, 2019 10:50 PM EST

DAVENPORT, Fla. (AP) — Christian Pulisic will miss the United States' CONCACAF Nations League games against Canada and Cuba after leaving Chelsea's match against Crystal Palace with a hip injury. The 21-year-old attacker from Hershey, Pennsylvania, appeared to get hurt when he scored his fifth goal in...

Sabonis scores 21 as Pacers rally past Magic 109-102

Nov. 10, 2019 10:00 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Even without injured stars Victor Oladipo and Myles Turner, the Indiana Pacers are managing to pile up wins. Domantas Sabonis had 21 points, 16 rebounds and seven assists, and Malcolm Brogdon and T.J. Wareen each scored 19 to help the Pacers beat the Orlando Magic 109-102 on Sunday for...

Nikola Vucevic scores 23 points, Magic beat Grizzlies 118-86

Nov. 8, 2019 10:44 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Big nights by big men Nikola Vucevic and Jonathan Isaac carried the Orlando Magic to their first runaway victory of the season. Vucevic dominated at the offensive end with 23 points, 16 rebounds and six assists. Isaac had 22 points and eight rebounds, but it was his four blocks and...

More cases tied to man accused of groping kids at Disney

Nov. 8, 2019 8:48 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man charged with molesting two children at Disney World is now accused of molesting two other children at the theme park. The Orange County sheriff's office announced on Thursday that 50-year-old James Anthony Jones now faces additional lewd or lascivious molestation charges....

Steffen hurt and will miss US CONCACAF Nations League games

Nov. 7, 2019 10:40 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Goalkeeper Zack Steffen is hurt and will miss the United States' CONCACAF Nations League games against Canada and Cuba. The U.S. Soccer Federation said Thursday the Fortuna Duesseldorf starter has left knee tendinitis. Nine Europe-based players were added to the training camp roster,...

Executive with resort background takes helm of SeaWorld

Nov. 7, 2019 9:02 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An executive from the timeshare and resort industries is taking over as CEO of SeaWorld Entertainment. The Orlando-based theme park company on Thursday said Sergio Rivera will be the next chief executive, and he'll join the company's board, starting next week. He succeeds Gustavo "Gus"...

Deputies: Florida man groped princess at Magic Kingdom

Nov. 6, 2019 1:01 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a 51-year-old Florida man groped a Walt Disney World worker dressed as a princess during a photo opportunity at the Magic Kingdom. An Orange County Sheriff's Office affidavit says Brian Sherman and his wife posed for pictures with the woman on Saturday afternoon....

Universal won't be cited for electric shocks at water park

Nov. 5, 2019 3:53 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Federal investigators say Universal Orlando Resort won't be cited for electrical problems that led to lifeguards getting shocked at its water park, saying the resort was unaware something was wrong. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration says in a report released this week...

Murray, Jokic lead Nuggets past Magic, 91-87

Nov. 2, 2019 10:53 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jamal Murray, Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets pushed aside the Orlando Magic to snap a two-game losing streak. Murray scored 22 points, Jokic had 20 points and seven rebounds and both made big late plays to help Denver beat Orlando 91-87 on Saturday night. "It's the little stuff...