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Tim Tebow and Michael Jordan, Pied Pipers for baseball

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Believe it or not, Tim Tebow and Michael Jordan have a few things in common. Most know that both made huge names for themselves while playing before capacity crowds during their college days. Like Jordan, Tebow was part of a college championship as a freshman. Jordan and North Carolina won the 1982 NCAA Basketball Tournament, with Jordan providing the winning points. A generation later, the Florida Gators were the 2006 BCS national champions, with Tebow accounting for two touchdowns. Jordan…

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Frank Vogel to next Magic GM: “I can get along with anyone”

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A difficult year is behind the Orlando Magic. For the fifth consecutive season they failed to make the playoffs. During that span, the team had its worst five-year period ever with a record of 132-278. That cost General Manager Rob Hennigan and Assistant General Manager Scott Perry their jobs. Orlando Coach Frank Vogel can certainly relate to being fired. Just 11 months ago, he was looking for a job after being let go by the Indiana Pacers after his team…

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Magic still struggling on the defensive end

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The Orlando Magic has lost three games in a row and five out of six. The latest was a highly disappointing 120-115 setback on Monday night at the hands of the Sacramento Kings, a team that had lost their previous eight games. Orlando has now lost 44 of their 68 games this season after being a competitive 15-18 in December. The calendar is now midway into March, and the last time the team won back-to-back games was around Christmas time.…

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Magic Bull-ied by Chicago 112-80

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Timing is everything. Sometimes one team can beat another if they catch them at the right time. Or, they can catch them at the wrong time, which is what happened to the Orlando Magic on Monday night. The Chicago Bulls routed the Magic out of the United Center 112-80, snapping Orlando’s three-game winning streak. The Bulls ended a three-game losing streak that included a home loss to the New York Knicks and Saturday’s blowout loss in Indianapolis to the Pacers.…

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Dwyane Wade says decision to leave Miami Heat remains ‘surreal’

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Dwyane Wade danced onto the stage holding TV host Kelly Ripa‘s hand Thursday morning, settled into his chair and smiled broadly as the studio audience roared with cheers and applause. Not even a full day after deciding to leave the Miami Heat and join the Chicago Bulls, Wade guest-hosted “Live With Kelly” on Thursday in New York – fulfilling a commitment he made several weeks ago. He spent a few minutes at the start of the opening segment talking about…

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Mitch Perry Report for 4.6.16 – Alan Grayson and the hedge funds

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Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders won big-time in Wisconsin Tuesday night, but you already knew that. Did you know that the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team won their fourth straight NCAA championship Tuesday night, or that the Golden State Warriors stunningly lost in O.T. in Oakland, requiring them to sweep their remaining four games of the season if they’re to break the Chicago Bulls 72-10 best regular season record? In the Florida political world, the biggest story by far…

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