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FLORIDA SEALS Hockey is catching on – what can you say? People love violence on ice. Home games are played at Silver Spurs Arena at Osceola Heritage Park, Kissimmee; tickets $10-$25, with passes available; 321-939-2465; www.orlandoseals.com

Oct. 21 @ Knoxville, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 2 @ Jacksonville, 7:05 p.m.
Oct. 28 @ Pee Dee, 7:05 p.m.
Oct. 29 vs. Jacksonville, 7:35 p.m.
Nov. 3 vs. Fayetteville, 7:35 p.m.
Nov. 4 vs. Knoxville, 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 6 vs. Pee Dee, 6:05 p.m.
Nov. 10 vs. Fayetteville, 7:35 p.m.
Nov. 17 vs. Knoxville, 7:35 p.m.
Nov. 18 vs. Jacksonville, 7:35 p.m.
Nov. 19 vs. Jacksonville, 7:35 p.m.
Nov. 24 @ Huntsville, 8:05 p.m.
Nov. 25 @ Columbus, 7:35 p.m.
Nov. 26 vs. Columbus, 7:35 p.m.

ORLANDO MAGIC Maybe this year will be the lucky one for the good-looking Magic boys. Home games at TD Waterhouse Centre; tickets $10-$110, with passes available; 407-849-2020; www.nba.com/magic.

Oct. 11 @ Atlanta, preseason, 7 p.m.
Oct. 12 @ Houston, preseason, 8:30 p.m.
Oct. 15 @ New Orleans, preseason, 7 p.m.
Oct. 18 @ Miami, preseason, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 19 vs. Maccabi (Israel), preseason, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 22 vs. Atlanta, preseason, 7 p.m.
Oct. 24 @ Memphis, preseason, 8 p.m.
Oct. 27 vs. Miami, preseason, 7:30p.m.
Nov. 2 vs. Indiana, 7 p.m.
Nov. 4 vs. Memphis, 7 p.m.
Nov. 5 @ Washington, 7 p.m.
Nov. 8 @ Houston, 8:30 p.m.
Nov. 13 vs. Cleveland, 6 p.m.
Nov. 15, vs. Charlotte, 7 p.m.
Nov. 18 @ Cleveland, 7 p.m.
Nov. 19 vs. New Orleans, 7 p.m.
Nov. 23 vs. Washington, 7 p.m.
Nov. 25 vs. Portland, 7 p.m.
Nov. 26 vs. Miami, 7 p.m.
Nov. 28 @ Boston, 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 29 @ Chicago, 8:30 p.m.


UCF GOLDEN KNIGHTS The police-report-familiar bad boys of this Conference-USA football team (hopefully) will clean up their act for a fresh season of play at the Florida Citrus Bowl; $7-$30; 407-823-100; ucfathletics.collegesports.com.

Oct. 1 @ Louisiana-Lafayette, 8 p.m.
Oct. 8 vs. Memphis, 6 p.m.
Oct. 15 @ Southern Miss, 7 p.m.
Oct. 22 vs. Tulane, 6 p.m.
Oct. 29 @ East Carolina, 2 p.m.
Nov. 5 vs. Houston (homecoming), 6 p.m.
Nov. 12 @ University of Alabama, 4 p.m.
Nov. 19 @ Rice University, 3 p.m.


116TH SILVER SPURS RODEO, Oct. 7-9 The real cowboys are hot after $100,000 in prize money when they ride into town for this veteran, no-wussies event. Contests in "bareback bronc, barrel racing, bull riding, saddle bronc, steer wrestling, team roping, tie-down roping, mutton bustin'" plus all-around family fun. (8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Silver Spurs Arena, Osceola Heritage Park, Kissimmee; 321-697-3495; www.silverspursrodeo.com; $12, $18 and $30)

2005 DEW ACTION SPORTS TOUR, Oct. 13-16 Three-day teen-spirited competition features skateboarders, freestyle motocross and a concert (9 p.m. Friday) by Hoobastank and All American Rejects. (2 p.m.-9 p.m. Thursday and Saturday, 2 p.m.-11 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m.-7 p.m. Sunday at TD Waterhouse Centre; 407-849-2020; www.dewactionsportstour.com; $12, $35)

FUNAI CLASSIC AT WALT DISNEY WORLD RESORT, Oct. 20-23 Seventy-two holes are worth $792,000 in prize money for 144 of the top professional players. (Thursday-Sunday at Magnolia Palm Golf Course, Lake Buena Vista; 407-835-2525; www.pgatour.com/tournaments/r045; $30)

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