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Report: Darryl Dawkins Dies At 58 [Update]

Darryl Dawkins, the former NBA player and greatest enemy of backboards, has reportedly died today at the age of 58. Eastern Pennsylvania news station WFMZ reported Dawkins’s death, though details are scarce. For now, let’s watch Chocolate Thunder destroying rims, and sharing his beliefs that Stevie Wonder is not blind. » 8/27/15 3:17pm Today 3:17pm

Fat-Guy Quarterback Scores Fat-Guy Two-Point Conversion

Ordinarily we only get to see a fat guy score because of a mistake—an interception at the line of scrimmage, a fumble into the hands of the nearest lineman who rumbles for the endzone—but Notre Dame has provided a game-changer: 340-pound nose tackle Louis Nix. That's him, intentionally lining up as quarterback in… » 4/20/13 6:07pm 4/20/13 6:07pm

Of Course Darryl Dawkins Wore An Alligator Skin Suit And Smooth-Talked A Sixers Sideline Reporter Last Night

Some athletes never outgrow their outsized personas, even long after retirement. So it is with Darryl Dawkins (aka "Chocolate Thunder"), the one and only backboard-busting native of the planet Lovetron. Here he is at Kings-Sixers in Philly, looking sharp as he sprinkles in some of that old charm at the end of this… » 1/11/12 11:20am 1/11/12 11:20am