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Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins changed game with his dunks

Darryl Dawkins was once summoned in the Philadelphia 76ers' locker room to come meet a celebrity who wanted to meet the man known for dunking with backboard-breaking force.The guest was Grammy Award winner Stevie Wonder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-08-27/ex-nba-star-darryl-dawkins-ch
Tiger Woods | The Masters

...at the Masters Tournament in April. Celebrity media to cover Tiger at Masters Posted...of winning the Masters Tournament. Celebrity media to track Tiger at Masters Posted: 03/24/10 Celebrity and entertainment media outlets have...

http://www.augusta.com/masters/players/bios/Tiger_Woods.shtml
Georgia state flag's Confederate 'Stars and Bars' design avoids controversy

...Confederacy ? Franklin and other experts in Southern politics say it has been able to fly under the radar as lawmakers, celebrities and retailers have rallied to remove Confederate battle symbols after the killings of nine black churchgoers in Charleston...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-23/georgia-state-flags-confedera
Subway's latest challenge: Getting out from Jared's shadow

...to keep it off. But such relationships also can backfire when celebrities run into trouble.The charges against Fogle also are tough because he wasn't just a one-time celebrity endorser; he is famous solely for dropping more than 200 pounds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-19/subways-latest-challenge-g
WWE star Cena will grant milestone 500th Make-A-Wish request

...has inside the ring.On Monday, he will become the first celebrity to grant 500 wishes in Make-A-Wish Foundation history...300th wish in 2012 and hit 400 in 2014. He was the first celebrity to reach those milestones."They certainly deserve a day...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-21/wwe-star-cena-will-g
Bottom line

...on television for 15 years."Exactly.Americans today seem to equate ubiquitous celebrity with familiarity: Just because you are familiar with a celebrity's face, voice and pitch doesn't mean you're familiar with him or her. As we've...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-21/bottom-line
Russian skater Adelina Sotnikova on the comeback trail

...Since her triumph in Sochi last year, the Russian has experienced both a season-ending ankle injury and a swift rise to celebrity status, including a run to second place on the Russian version of Dancing With The Stars.As the new skating season approaches...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-21/russian-skater-adelina-s
There won't be another Mo'ne Davis at the Little League World Series

...Davis into the national spotlight and she became an overnight celebrity.Davis appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated and was...first pitch in Game 4 of the World Series, played in the celebrity basketball game at NBA All-Star weekend and marched with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-19/there-wont-be-another-mo
Announcer, NFL star Gifford dies

...Cosell.In its early years the show was a cultural touchstone, with cities throwing parades for the visiting announcers and celebrities such as John Lennon and Ronald Reagan making appearances."I hate to use the words 'American institution,' but there's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-09/announcer-nfl-star-gifford-dies
Beatles' only Georgia show took place half a century ago in Atlanta

...Francisco.During those stops, The Beatles would meet privately with The Supremes, Bob Dylan, Elvis Presley and many other celebrities who wanted to be with the British quartet.Their short set on that tour besides their opening number included, in order...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-08-12/beatles-only-georgia-