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Orlando Magic Defeat LeBron and the Lakers 130-117

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – Orlando started their rare back-to-back homestand with an impressive 130-117 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday night. Nikola Vucevic led six Magic players in double-figures in points. He had a game-high 36 points and 13 rebounds. Vucevic had his way with the Lakers. Every time the Lakers would…

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Orlando’s Slow Start Causes Loss To Spurs

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) – After having their best performance of the short preseason Wednesday night, the Orlando Magic started off slow and couldn’t find their rhythm Friday. Because of the slow start, the Magic end their preseason with a 100-81 loss to the San Antonio Spurs with a 2-3 record. Even though the Magic…

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Patricio Garino thrilled NBA scouts at the Orlando Summer League.

Orlando, Fla. (FNN Sports) Patricio Garino an Argentine player who recently ended his U.S. college career at George Washington University named Atlantic 10 Conference All-Defensive team three years in a row and All-Conference Second Team in 2016. Garino also represented the Orlando Magic (White Roster) on Saturday at the Orlando Summer League and he generated some buzz amongst…

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Orlando Magic Hires Frank Vogel

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN Sports) — The Magic have agreed to a deal, in principle, with former Pacers coach Frank Vogel to become head coach of the team. Larry Bird’s refusal to re-sign Vogel came as a surprise to the rest of the league, just as Skiles’ resignation had. In four seasons with the Pacers, Vogel…

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Orlando Magic: Not Enough Minutes to Go Around?

ORLANDO, FL (FNN Sports) – While playing time for the point guard and center positions is virtually concrete, the Magic have too many talented players on the wing, making it difficult to maximize all the talent in the roster. This issue is actually a good one to have. This season, Tobias Harris and Aaron Gordon…

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Magic Defeat Flamengo in NBA Global Games Series

ORLANDO, FL (FNN Sports) – The Magic defeat Flamengo to finish their trip to Rio, 90-73. Four of the five starters had a +/- of over 20 in a dominating win in which the team did not give up its lead. Defensive improvements from all players could be seen. Flamengo’s coach, Jose Neto, took notice…

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Magic Edge Heat in Overtime

ORLANDO, FL (FNN Sports) – The Magic defeat the Heat, 95-92. The game marked the return of Aaron Gordon, who played 17 minutes off the bench, scoring 10. Gordon and Hezonja gave fans at the Amway plenty to cheer for, including an athletic reverse layup by Gordon, a steal and dunk by Hezonja, and a…

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Does Orlando Need a Rim Protector?

ORLANDO, FL ( FNN Sports) – Having a premier rim protector is a commodity that wins championships in the NBA. It is difficult to find a title-winning team that went through the playoffs without one. Rim proctection does not exclusively entail blocking attempts to the basket; rather, it also involves altering shots as well as…

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Magic Rally with Huge Comeback

ORLANDO, FL (FNN Sports) – The Magic defeat the Rockets, 123-119. Despite coming back from more than a 20-point deficit, it was disappointing to see the defensive shortcomings the team had. Victor Oladipo, for example, spent way too much time guarding one player without being cognizant of the defensive rotations going around him. A lot…

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National Politics

2016 Orange County for Trump Chairman Keynotes “Tennessee Task Force 45” Rally in Memphis June 27th

MEMPHIS, Tn. (FNN NEWS) -  2016 Orange County for Trump Chairman and Florida National News…

U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy-Nominated High School Graduates Accepted to U.S. Service Academies

SANFORD, Fla. – U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy, a member of the U.S. Military Academy Board…

Rep. Soto’s Zika, Vector-Borne Diseases Prevention Bill Passes Congress, Heads to President’s Desk

Washington, D.C. – This week, Congress passed H.R. 345 the SMASH Act or “Strengthening Mosquito…

Governor Ron DeSantis Holds Roundtable on Timber Recovery with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue…

STATE & LOCAL POLITICS

Andrew Jeng Enters Florida House District 43 Race in Osceola County

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Former Kissimmee City Commission candidate and tech business owner Andrew Jeng…

FNN Politics and Power: Getting to Know Winter Park Mayor Steve Leary

WINTER PARK, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Nestled in a treelined historic area just west of…

FAMU Announces Orlando Medical Marijuana Community Forum, June 11

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida A&M University (FAMU) ‘s Medical Marijuana Education and Research Initiative (MMERI)…

Governor Ron DeSantis Speaks at the 21st Annual Family Café in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) -  Florida Governor Ron DeSantis spoke at the 21st Annual Family…

FNN SPORTS

  • Orlando City's Chris Mueller (in white) battle for the ball against Atlanta United at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Photo courtesy of The Bleacher Report.
    ORLANDO (FNN SPORTS) - MATCH RECAP: Orlando City Falls 1-0 in Atlanta (Photo courtesy of The Bleacher Report)

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U.S. Army Colonel Hal Kushner Named Honorary Pace Truck Driver for the Coke Zero Sugar 400

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Retired U.S. Army Col. Hal Kushner, an area resident who served…

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Warriors beat Raptors 109-104 to even NBA Finals

TORONTO (AP) — The Golden State Warriors relied on a champion’s heart to overcome their…

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Analysis: Why the Raptors will win the NBA Finals

TORONTO (AP) — Last time Kawhi Leonard played Golden State in the playoffs, he was…

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Adam Silver reveals advice he’s given to Zion Williamson

TORONTO (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says he has already offered presumed No. 1…

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New Hope for Kids Announce the Mascots for 26th Annual Mascot Games

ORLANDO, Fla. – New Hope for Kids has announced the Mascots that will compete in…

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Move Over, Kawhi and Drake: Toronto Superfan Nav Bhati Steals NBA Spotlight

TORONTO, Ca. (FNN SPORTS) - Now that the Toronto Raptors have clawed their way to…

BUSINESS NEWS

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Trump Delays Imposing Tariffs on Auto Imports and Parts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Caught in a sprawling trade dispute with U.S. rival China, President Donald…

US to Add 30,000 Seasonal Worker Visas as Soon as This Week

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration plans to allow 30,000 more foreign workers temporarily into…

Shark Tank Star Daymond John, DWTS's Lindsay Arnold, Joey Fatone to Host Runway to Hope 2019 Gala

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Runway to Hope co-founder Attorney Mark NeJame announced on Facebook Wednesday…

Bank of America Raising Hourly Minimum Wage to $20

NEW YORK (AP) — Bank of America plans to raise its starting pay to $20…

Pinterest sets sites on $1.5B in first public share offering

NEW YORK (AP) — Pinterest, among a gaggle of tech companies planning to go public…

Gone in 6 minutes: an Ethiopian Airlines jet’s final journey

From nearly the moment they roared down the runway and took off in their new…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

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blink-182 and Lil Wayne Join Forces for Co-Headlining Summer Tour

LOS ANGELES, Ca. (LiveNation) — Multi-platinum, award winning artists blink-182 and Lil Wayne announced they’ll be hitting the road together…

Kevin Spacey appears at court for hearing in groping case

NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — Sporting a gray suit and glasses, Kevin Spacey appeared Monday at…

Taylor Swift asks Tennessee senator to support Equality Act

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Taylor Swift says she’s kicking off Pride Month by asking Tennessee’s…

A diminished ‘Godzilla’ still bests ‘Rocketman,’ ‘Ma’

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest iteration of the Godzilla franchise took over the top…

Russians criticize heavily edited version of Elton John film

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian gay rights activists and cultural figures are criticizing the local distributor…

R. Kelly charged with 11 new sex-related crimes in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors charged R&B singer R. Kelly on Thursday with 11 new sex-related…

LIFESTYLE, TRAVEL & TOURISM

  • LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - 26th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival Blooms for 90 Days at Walt Disney World Resort (Photo courtesy Walt Disney World)

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Florida Republican Party Chairman, State Senator Joe Gruters to Keynote Orlando Republican Women Federated June Event

APOPKA, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - As the 2020 election season builds momentum, the Florida Republican…

Flagler County Republican Club Launches 2020 Election Season with Sweet Contest

PALM COAST, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The Flagler County Republican Club's (FCRC) annual Blue Ribbon…

[PHOTOS] 2019 Cannes Film Festival: ‘Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood’ Stars Electrify the Red Carpet

CANNES, France (FNN NEWS) - Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood premiered…

[PHOTOS] 2019 Cannes Film Festival: Model Winnie Harlow Wows on the Red Carpet

CANNES, France (FNN NEWS) - Game-changing model Winnie Harlow, who rocked the world several years ago…

[PHOTOS] The Most Stunning Celebrity Looks from 2019 Cannes Film Festival’s Opening Night

CANNES, France (FNN NEWS) – Stunning celebrity fashion filled the red carpet on Opening Night…

Governor Ron DeSantis, Gary Sinise and Westgate Resorts Honor Thousands of Military Families

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Westgate Resorts, Gary Sinise and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis hosted thousands of military families in Kissimmee…