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Kreis to coach US U-23 team, tasked with reaching Olympics

Mar. 19, 2019 4:21 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Former Major League Soccer coach Jason Kreis has been hired to run the U.S. under-23 team and tasked with the challenge of reaching next year's Olympic tournament after the Americans failed to qualify for the London and Rio de Janeiro Games. He will coach the team for the first time in...

Police: Real estate agent raped woman who was house hunting

Mar. 19, 2019 8:26 AM EDT

WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — Police have arrested a real estate agent who they say raped a woman who came from China to look at houses in Florida last year. The Orlando Sentinel reports 38-year-old Wentworth Huang Wang was arrested Sunday. He's charged with three counts of sexual battery. A police affidavit...

Vucevic leads Magic over Hawks 101-91

Mar. 17, 2019 9:53 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — It might have been a little easier for the Orlando Magic on Sunday night if they could have made their shots. Still, they got by with a big start from Nikola Vucevic to take an early lead and, despite shooting just 38.8 percent, held on for a 101-91 win over the Atlanta Hawks. "It's...

Piatti leads Impact over Orlando City 3-1

Mar. 16, 2019 6:39 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Ignacio Piatti scored two goals on Saturday and the Montreal Impact beat Orlando City 3-1. Oriji Okwonkwo gave the Impact (2-1-0) the lead in the 14th minute with his first MLS goal. Piatti added another Impact goal a minute later, capitalizing on a defensive miscue as Orlando's Shane...

Gordon, Augustin help Magic rout Cavaliers 120-91

Mar. 14, 2019 10:21 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — For one night, the Orlando Magic did almost everything right. The Cleveland Cavaliers didn't do much of anything at all. "We knew that we had to respond tonight and play a better game, which we did," Orlando center Nikola Vucevic said. "We played really well from the beginning." Aaron...

The Latest: O'Rourke: US must reckon with systematic racism

Mar. 14, 2019 10:01 PM EDT

BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke says it is important to confront the truth about how black people have been treated in the U.S. At a house party in Muscatine, Iowa, on Thursday...

DNA leads to arrest 34 years after Navy recruit's slaying

Mar. 14, 2019 4:54 PM EDT

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Detectives investigating the 3-decade-old slaying of a Navy recruit used genealogical research involving DNA to track down and arrest a suspect who was a one-time Navy training classmate of the victim, authorities in Florida said Thursday. Thomas Garner, 59, was arrested in...

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

Mar. 13, 2019 11:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — After one of his worst games of the season, Washington forward Thomas Bryant had a heart-to-heart with Wizards coach Scott Brooks. Apparently, it helped. Bryant shook off those memories to score 21 points and grab 10 rebounds Wednesday night, and the Wizards made up a little ground in the...

Stenson's Players victory ends with wrong kind of surprise

Mar. 13, 2019 6:18 PM EDT

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Henrik Stenson won The Players Championship 10 years ago, at the time the biggest victory of his career. Equally memorable was the trip home to Orlando. "A speeding ticket," Stenson said. Stenson shot a bogey-free 66 in the final round to make up a five-shot deficit and win...

Man accused of forcing California woman into prostitution

Mar. 13, 2019 4:38 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is accused of inviting a California woman on an all-expenses paid trip to party in Orlando and then forcing her into prostitution. News outlets report 40-year-old Joseph Masinas was arrested Tuesday on charges including human trafficking. The Metropolitan Bureau of...