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Matt Ryan and Jason Snelling celebrate their third quarter touchdown during Sunday’s NFC Divisional Playoff Game between the Falcons and Seahawks. Atlanta blew an early lead before pulling out a 30-28 victory in one of the best games of the season. (Simon Bruty/SI) 

REITER: Gonzalez’s clutch catch propels Atlanta to victory

Matt Ryan and Jason Snelling celebrate their third quarter touchdown during Sunday’s NFC Divisional Playoff Game between the Falcons and Seahawks. Atlanta blew an early lead before pulling out a 30-28 victory in one of the best games of the season. (Simon Bruty/SI) 
REITER: Gonzalez’s clutch catch propels Atlanta to victory

University of Georgia forward Dominique Wilkins dunks during a 1981 SI Photo shoot at Stegemen Coliseum in Athens, Ga. (Manny Millan/SI)

SI VAULT: Wilkins turned down pros for one more year at UGA (11.30.81)

University of Georgia forward Dominique Wilkins dunks during a 1981 SI Photo shoot at Stegemen Coliseum in Athens, Ga. (Manny Millan/SI)
SI VAULT: Wilkins turned down pros for one more year at UGA (11.30.81)

Chipper Jones has delighted fans young and old since joining the Braves in 1993. As he nears retirement, it appears he may have found a new squeeze to spend his post-retirement years with. (Daniel Shirey/Getty Images)

GALLERY: September - The Month in Fan’s Signs

Chipper Jones has delighted fans young and old since joining the Braves in 1993. As he nears retirement, it appears he may have found a new squeeze to spend his post-retirement years with. (Daniel Shirey/Getty Images)
GALLERY: September - The Month in Fan’s Signs

Dominique Wilkins unleashes a dunk during the 1988 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. (Walter Iooss Jr/SI)

GALLERY: NBA Slam Dunk Contest Winners (1984-2012)

Dominique Wilkins unleashes a dunk during the 1988 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. (Walter Iooss Jr/SI)
GALLERY: NBA Slam Dunk Contest Winners (1984-2012)

Jon Jones lands a kick against Rashad Evans during UFC 145 at Philips Arena in Atlanta last April. Dan Henderson challenges Jones for the UFC light heavyweight title on Sept. 1. (Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

WAGENHEIM: Henderson discusses light heavyweight title shot at UFC 151
GALLERY: Classic Photos of Jon Jones

Jon Jones lands a kick against Rashad Evans during UFC 145 at Philips Arena in Atlanta last April. Dan Henderson challenges Jones for the UFC light heavyweight title on Sept. 1. (Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)
WAGENHEIM: Henderson discusses light heavyweight title shot at UFC 151GALLERY: Classic Photos of Jon Jones

Braves pitchers Steve Avery,  John Smoltz, Pete Smith,  Greg Maddux, and Tom Glavine pose during spring training in 1993. (Ronald C. Modra/SI)

GALLERY: Pro Athletes in Little League | Dominant Pitching Seasons

Braves pitchers Steve Avery,  John Smoltz, Pete Smith,  Greg Maddux, and Tom Glavine pose during spring training in 1993. (Ronald C. Modra/SI)
GALLERY: Pro Athletes in Little League | Dominant Pitching Seasons

Kurt Angle falls to his knees after winning gold at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. Angle defeating Iranian Abbas Jadidi by officials’ decision after the competitors wrestled to an eight minute, 1-1 draw in the freestyle heavyweight division. (Franck Seguin/TempSport/Corbis)

SI VAULT: Olympian Angle becoming a star in WWE (4.29.02)

Kurt Angle falls to his knees after winning gold at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. Angle defeating Iranian Abbas Jadidi by officials’ decision after the competitors wrestled to an eight minute, 1-1 draw in the freestyle heavyweight division. (Franck Seguin/TempSport/Corbis)
SI VAULT: Olympian Angle becoming a star in WWE (4.29.02)

Dominique Wilkins goes for a dunk during a 1991 Hawks-Knicks game at Madison Square Garden. (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images)

GALLERY: NBA Dunk Contest Winners (1984-2012)
SI VAULT: Wilkins soaring again for Hawks (12.7.92)

Dominique Wilkins goes for a dunk during a 1991 Hawks-Knicks game at Madison Square Garden. (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images)
GALLERY: NBA Dunk Contest Winners (1984-2012)SI VAULT: Wilkins soaring again for Hawks (12.7.92)

Evander Holyfield carries the Olympic Torch in advance of the 1996 Summer Olympics in Holyfield’s hometown of Atlanta. The London Olympics are just one week away. (Popperfoto/Getty Images)

GALLERY: Athletes & Celebs With The Olympic Torch

Evander Holyfield carries the Olympic Torch in advance of the 1996 Summer Olympics in Holyfield’s hometown of Atlanta. The London Olympics are just one week away. (Popperfoto/Getty Images)
GALLERY: Athletes & Celebs With The Olympic Torch

The Hawks may have traded Joe Johnson to the Nets, but longtime forward Josh Smith is excited about the direction of the team, writes SI’s Sam Amick. Smith noted the abundance of shooters and think the run-and-gun Hawks could surprise some teams this season, especially if the team acquires Magic center Dwight Howard. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

AMICKRejuvenated in Atlanta, Smith holding out hope for Dwight Howard

The Hawks may have traded Joe Johnson to the Nets, but longtime forward Josh Smith is excited about the direction of the team, writes SI’s Sam Amick. Smith noted the abundance of shooters and think the run-and-gun Hawks could surprise some teams this season, especially if the team acquires Magic center Dwight Howard. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)
AMICK: Rejuvenated in Atlanta, Smith holding out hope for Dwight Howard

Happy 49th birthday Spud Webb. The former Slam Dunk champion is currently the President of Basketball Operations for the Texas Legends, the D-League affiliate of the Dallas Mavericks. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

GALLERY: Classic NBA All-Star Moments 

Happy 49th birthday Spud Webb. The former Slam Dunk champion is currently the President of Basketball Operations for the Texas Legends, the D-League affiliate of the Dallas Mavericks. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)
GALLERY: Classic NBA All-Star Moments 

Celtics forward Paul Pierce takes in the roar of the TD Garden Crowd during Sunday’s victory over the Hawks. Pierce played just over 16 minutes, but scored 24 points as the Celtics rolled 101-79 to take a 3-1 series lead. Game 5 is Tuesday night in Atlanta. (Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

THOMSEN: Rondo, Pierce guide Celtics to 3-1 series lead

Celtics forward Paul Pierce takes in the roar of the TD Garden Crowd during Sunday’s victory over the Hawks. Pierce played just over 16 minutes, but scored 24 points as the Celtics rolled 101-79 to take a 3-1 series lead. Game 5 is Tuesday night in Atlanta. (Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)
THOMSEN: Rondo, Pierce guide Celtics to 3-1 series lead

Chipper Jones breaks his bat during a 2008 game against Milwaukee. The longtime Braves 3B is celebrating his 40th birthday today. (John Biever/SI)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of Chipper Jones

Chipper Jones breaks his bat during a 2008 game against Milwaukee. The longtime Braves 3B is celebrating his 40th birthday today. (John Biever/SI)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of Chipper Jones

Falcons rookie Deion Sanders takes a knee before a game against the Chiefs. Sanders was chosen by SI’s Chris Burke as the best No. 5 overall pick in NFL history, beating out LaDainian Tomlinson, Junior Seau and Mike Haynes. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)

BURKE: Sanders is my choice as best No. 5 draft pick of all time

Falcons rookie Deion Sanders takes a knee before a game against the Chiefs. Sanders was chosen by SI’s Chris Burke as the best No. 5 overall pick in NFL history, beating out LaDainian Tomlinson, Junior Seau and Mike Haynes. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)
BURKE: Sanders is my choice as best No. 5 draft pick of all time

Richmond Braves third baseman Chipper Jones relaxes in the locker room before a 1993 game. Jones, 39, announced that he will retire after this season. (Damian Strohmeyer/SI)

CORCORAN: Chipper is one of the best third-basemen of all time
GALLERY: Fans And Their Sports Tattoos

Richmond Braves third baseman Chipper Jones relaxes in the locker room before a 1993 game. Jones, 39, announced that he will retire after this season. (Damian Strohmeyer/SI)
CORCORAN: Chipper is one of the best third-basemen of all timeGALLERY: Fans And Their Sports Tattoos