Sneak peek inside Harry Potter World’s Diagon Alley – USA TODAY

USA TODAYORLANDO — Is waiting in a six-hour line worth it? For 23-year-old University of Central Florida student Kaitlin Kilpatrick, it is. That’s how long she’s willing to wait to … Read More

UCF enters offseason with new national respect – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — UCF began the 2013 football season as an afterthought. The afterthought is now the new flavor of the month. With its 52-42 upset of … Read More

South Carolina tops Wisconsin 34-24 in Capital One Bowl – USA TODAY

USA TODAYORLANDO (AP) — Connor Shaw was responsible for five touchdowns, including three passing, and No. 8 South Carolina outlasted No. 19 Wisconsin 34-24 in the Capital One Bowl on … Read More

Shaw’s five TDs lift Gamecocks – Tampabay.com

Tampabay.comSouth Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw catches a touchdown pass from receiver Bruce Ellington near Wisconsin cornerback Darius Hillary during the second quarter of the Capital One Bowl. ORLANDO — Connor … Read More

South Carolina’s Jadeveon Clowney to enter NFL draft – USA TODAY

USA TODAYORLANDO (AP) — South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney says he will enter for the NFL draft. Likely the top overall talent in the draft class, Clowney finished his … Read More

Russ Smith scores 24, Louisville rolls over Central Florida – USA TODAY

USA TODAYORLANDO — Russ Smith sprinkled in the lessons he learned at home to explain how his team would respond to Monday’s unexpected dismissal of key forward Chane Behanan. “I’m … Read More

Bridgewater leads Louisville to rout of Miami – Reuters

ReutersBridgewater leads Louisville to rout of Miami. ORLANDO, Fla. — There were at least four occasions during the Russell Athletic Bowl when Louisville Cardinals fans stood and saluted the team’s … Read More

Teddy Bridgewater, Louisville dominate in Russell Athletic Bowl – USA TODAY

USA TODAYORLANDO — Louisville fans sauntered into Citrus Bowl Stadium on Saturday night, sick to their stomachs over their basketball team’s loss to archrival Kentucky. Like he has so many … Read More

Knicks lose Carmelo Anthony before holding off Magic – USA TODAY

USA TODAYORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Carmelo Anthony had 19 points before leaving the game with a sprained left ankle in the third quarter, but the New York Knicks were able … Read More

Tom Verducci: Hall of Famers present, future dominate Day 1 at winter meetings – SI.com

SI.comLegendary managers Tony La Russa, Joe Torre and Bobby Cox were unanimously elected to the Hall of Fame. John Raoux/AP. ORLANDO — They sat shoulder to shoulder, and you couldn’t … Read More