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Orlando’s Tristan Drury on the Broken Skull Challenge tonight

ORLANDO — Tristan Drury is 27 years old, 6 feet tall, and weighs 180 pounds. A specialist in Olympic lifting, he boasts of his ability to lift three times his body weight. And tonight, he will represent Orlando when he competes in a new episode of the CMT Competition series “Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge.” [...]

Soccer stadium and new Citrus Bowl ceremonies coming up

ORLANDO – Last year, Mayor Buddy Dyer announced his vision of creating a new stadium in downtown Orlando, which would serve as the home for the city’s soccer franchise, Orlando City Soccer, starting in 2016. At 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16, the city moves a step closer to making that idea a reality when [...]

Orlando Magic looks back on 25th Silver Season

ORLANDO — Last Friday, when the Orlando Magic took on the San Antonio Spurs inside the Amway Center arena, there was a sense that the Spurs had a solid opportunity to bounce back from their first National Basketball defeat in nearly a month. As it turns out, they did, with a 109-91 victory over the [...]

Orlando City Lions score a win and advance to the 4th round.

ORLANDO – At the very start, there was a white sheet being waved from the stands inside the Florida Citrus Bowl, but in this case it was hardly a symbolic waving of the white flag. Defeat, to be sure, was not what the fans had in mind when they raised the flag that contained the [...]

Bryan Burke moves from LA to Orlando to roar with the Lions.

ORLANDO — Ever since he was a kid, Bryan Burke has known he had a passion for soccer. “I’ve been playing it all my life,” Burke said. It’s only been more recently, though, that Burke has developed a passion for something else: the city of Orlando. “I’ve only been there once,” he said. “I hear [...]

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