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Darryl “Chocolate Thunder” Dawkins Passed Away at 58

Philadelphia PA:  The entire basketball world lost one of its great players on Thursday as, Darryl Dawkins passed away at the age of 58 from a heart attack. He was known mostly for his powerful dunks which also saw him shattering  2 backboard in 1979. Dawkins received the nickname, “Chocolate Thunder”, from Stevie Wonder.  Dawkins was drafted 5th overall in […]
Via Philly Sports Live
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA legend Darryl Dawkins dead at age 58

NBA legend Darryl Dawkins, nicknamed “Chocolate Thunder” by Stevie Wonder for his strong dunking abilities, died this morning at age 58. No cause of death has been released. Standing 6-foot-11 and weighing 251 pounds, Dawkins was selected fifth overall by the Philadelphia 76ers right out of Orlando’s Maynard Evans High School in the 1975 NBA Draft. His strength inside and...
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August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

RIP Chocolate Thunder: Darryl’s Best Dunks To Celebrate A BBall Legend

Darryl Dawkins aka “Chocolate Thunder” (given that nickname by Stevie Wonder) died this afternoon. Check out this awesome interview where...
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Stevie Wonder, Cody Simpson, to open Special Olympics games

LOS ANGELES (AP) Stevie Wonder, Cody Simpson and Avril Lavigne are some of the stars who will perform during next month's opening ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games, organizers announced Thursday. The July 25 ceremony will also feature appearances by actress Eva Longoria, comedian Jimmy Kimmel and athletes Yao Ming and Michael Phelps in a ceremony created by the production...
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June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

An Examination: Is Mark Reynolds Blind?

October brought us the truthers’ case against Stevie Wonder being blind. It’s an interesting read and some of the points do at least make you bend an eyebrow. But at the end of the day, Mr. Wonder is probably blind. Little did we know, until @Daniel_Doelling pointed it out on Twitter, that a much more interesting story was published nearly 2 years ago examining if Mark Reynolds...
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH BBC World Cup 2014 Title Sequence

Earlier during the World Cup 2014 tournament, we shared with you the World Cup 2014 title sequence from ITV. So, we wanted to be sure to share with you the one from BBC to make the World Cup 2014 complete. BBC’s opening title sequence features music performed by Stevie Wonder on a track entitled “Another Star.” Watch the BBC World Cup 2014 title sequence below: Mobile app...
Via World Soccer Talk
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jam it or Cram it: Middle Infield Mashup

As a former radio geek that tired of the shallow money trench and the playing of “Free Bird” for the 7,432 time, I’m a fan of taking those radio hits and mashing them up beyond recognition. Take a couple of things that don’t belong together like Metallica and Stevie Wonder, throw them in the blender and you get something sad but superstitious.The post Jam it or Cram it:...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

The Beatles US Albums versus The Capitol Sound

When the release was first announced, I idly wondered why the Beatles called the new box set the “U.S. Albums” when there were already two volumes out there called “The Capitol Albums,” which consisted of their American releases in 1964 and 1965. Why wouldn't they just call the new release the “Capitol Collection”?Unless...Unless there was some sort of fundamental change...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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