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Banchero, Magic rally from early hole, beat 76ers 119-109

Jan. 30, 2023 23:03 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Paolo Banchero had 29 points and 10 rebounds as the Orlando Magic stormed back from a 21-point first-quarter deficit to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 119-109 on Monday night. Mo Wagner scored 22 points and his younger brother Franz Wagner scored 19 for the Magic,...

Banchero, Harris lead Magic to 126-120 win over Pacers

Jan. 25, 2023 22:55 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Paolo Banchero scored 23 points and Garry Harris made all six of his 3-point shots and added 22 points as the Orlando Magic held off a late rally to beat the Indiana Pacers 126-120 on Wednesday night. Bennedict Mathurin came off the Pacers' bench to score 26...

Brooke Henderson goes wire-to-wire at LPGA season opener

Jan. 22, 2023 18:49 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Brooke Henderson sets a goal of winning multiple LPGA Tour titles at the outset of each season. She didn't wait long to collect her first trophy of 2023. Henderson was dominant throughout and delivered a 2-under 70 on Sunday at Lake Nona to complete a...

Hachimura discusses trade speculation after 30-point night

Jan. 21, 2023 23:07 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rui Hachimura doesn't seem too disturbed by the idea he could be traded. “I just want to be somewhere that wants me as a basketball player, and I want to be somewhere that likes my game," the Washington Wizards forward said Saturday night. When...

Henderson’s torrid start sparks 4-shot lead at LPGA opener

Jan. 21, 2023 08:56 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — One of Brooke Henderson’s goals heading into the newly minted LPGA season was to get herself into contention more often. The Canadian is off to a strong start, building a four-shot lead Friday in the Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions. Playing...

Wagner, Anthony lead Magic over Pelicans 123-110

Jan. 20, 2023 23:23 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Franz Wagner had 30 points and nine assists, Cole Anthony scored 22 off the bench and the Orlando Magic beat the New Orleans Pelicans 123-110 on Friday night. CJ McCollum led New Orleans with 23 points. Jonas Valanciunas had 20 points and 10 rebounds, and Trey...

UCF player dismissed from team after home invasion arrest

Jan. 20, 2023 13:11 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — University of Central Florida defensive back Justin Hodges has been dismissed from the team following his arrest on a charge of home invasion robbery with a firearm and a mask. The UCF athletic department said in a statement on Friday that Hodges had been let...

Fans get Bolsonaro autographs as ex-leader rests in Florida

Jan. 13, 2023 16:37 PM EST

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — A couple dozen fans scored autographs from Jair Bolsonaro on Friday, but the controversial former Brazilian president didn’t emerge to greet them after a stint in the hospital earlier this week. The right-wing populist has been quietly staying with a...

Disney faces proxy fight as Peltz pushes to join board

Jan. 12, 2023 11:07 AM EST

Activist investor Nelson Peltz is fighting for a seat on the board of Walt Disney Co., claiming that the company is struggling with self-inflicted problems. Peltz's attempt to join Disney's board comes just months after the company brought back longtime CEO Bob Iger to lead Disney...

Universal to open theme park in Texas for young kids

Jan. 11, 2023 20:19 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Universal Parks & Resorts is bringing a theme park to Texas that will focus on entertaining young children, officials announced Wednesday. The “one-of-a-kind” park in the Dallas suburb of Frisco will include attractions, interactive shows and...