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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

In one of the lasting images of 2012, two replacement referees disagree on whether this Hail Mary was a touchdown or interception. Seattle wideout Golden Tate shoved a Green Bay defender out of the way on the final play and was awarded a touchdown for getting his hands on a ball that appeared to be intercepted the Packers. The stunned Packers, most of whom had left the field in horror, were called back onto the field so the Seahawks could kick a meaningless extra point to seal the 14-12 victory. (Otto Gruele Jr./Getty Images)

GALLERY: Best Photos of 2012

In one of the lasting images of 2012, two replacement referees disagree on whether this Hail Mary was a touchdown or interception. Seattle wideout Golden Tate shoved a Green Bay defender out of the way on the final play and was awarded a touchdown for getting his hands on a ball that appeared to be intercepted the Packers. The stunned Packers, most of whom had left the field in horror, were called back onto the field so the Seahawks could kick a meaningless extra point to seal the 14-12 victory. (Otto Gruele Jr./Getty Images)
GALLERY: Best Photos of 2012

Marshawn Lynch poses during a Nov. 2012 SI photo shoot. The Seahawks back will need to come up big to propel Seattle into the playoffs in a tight NFC race. (Deanne Fitzmaurice/SI)

KING MMQB: Seahawks among contenders in crowded NFC

Marshawn Lynch poses during a Nov. 2012 SI photo shoot. The Seahawks back will need to come up big to propel Seattle into the playoffs in a tight NFC race. (Deanne Fitzmaurice/SI)
KING MMQB: Seahawks among contenders in crowded NFC

Happy 43rd birthday to the great Shawn Kemp. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

GALLERY: Classic Photos of Shawn Kemp

Happy 43rd birthday to the great Shawn Kemp. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)
GALLERY: Classic Photos of Shawn Kemp

Sonics legends Gary Payton and Shawn Kemp are honored in this painting by Mark Sgarbossa. An entire collection of NBA-inspired artwork is available at RareInk.com. (Courtesy of RareInk)

GALLERY: An Artistic Look at the NBA

Sonics legends Gary Payton and Shawn Kemp are honored in this painting by Mark Sgarbossa. An entire collection of NBA-inspired artwork is available at RareInk.com. (Courtesy of RareInk)
GALLERY: An Artistic Look at the NBA

Fans of the 49ers enjoy Thursday’s 13-6 victory over the Seahawks. With the victory, San Francisco climbed into first place in the NFC West. (Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

TROTTER: Smith, 49ers roll to victory over Seahawks
VIDEO: Biggest weakness of the NFL’s top teams

Fans of the 49ers enjoy Thursday’s 13-6 victory over the Seahawks. With the victory, San Francisco climbed into first place in the NFC West. (Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
TROTTER: Smith, 49ers roll to victory over SeahawksVIDEO: Biggest weakness of the NFL’s top teams

Ken Griffey Sr. puts a reverse chinlock on his son during a 1989 SI photo shoot. The elder Griffey would be traded to Seattle the next year, where he’d play his last two MLB seasons with his son. (Ronald Modra/SI)

GALLERY: Like Father, Like Son | Classic Photos of Ken Griffey Jr. 

Ken Griffey Sr. puts a reverse chinlock on his son during a 1989 SI photo shoot. The elder Griffey would be traded to Seattle the next year, where he’d play his last two MLB seasons with his son. (Ronald Modra/SI)
GALLERY: Like Father, Like Son | Classic Photos of Ken Griffey Jr. 

Russell Wilson’s last-second Hail Mary heads toward the endzone during the fourth quarter of Monday’s Packers-Seahawks game. Golden Tate would come down with the  catch to give Seattle a controversial 14-12 victory. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

BURKE: Tate’s catch highlights another ref debacle
VIDEO: Watch the controversial final play | Highlights

Russell Wilson’s last-second Hail Mary heads toward the endzone during the fourth quarter of Monday’s Packers-Seahawks game. Golden Tate would come down with the  catch to give Seattle a controversial 14-12 victory. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
BURKE: Tate’s catch highlights another ref debacleVIDEO: Watch the controversial final play | Highlights

Dave Bing glides to the hoop during a 1974 Sonics-Pistons game. (Lane Stewart/SI)

GALLERY: Classic Photos of the Detroit Pistons | Seattle SuperSonics

Dave Bing glides to the hoop during a 1974 Sonics-Pistons game. (Lane Stewart/SI)
GALLERY: Classic Photos of the Detroit Pistons | Seattle SuperSonics

New Yankees outfielder Ichiro Suzuki acknowledges the Safeco Field crowd in his first at-bat against the Mariners on Monday. Suzuki was traded from the Mariners to the Yankees earlier in the day.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

SI VAULT: Ichiro has become baseball’s biggest attraction (9.17.01)

New Yankees outfielder Ichiro Suzuki acknowledges the Safeco Field crowd in his first at-bat against the Mariners on Monday. Suzuki was traded from the Mariners to the Yankees earlier in the day.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
SI VAULT: Ichiro has become baseball’s biggest attraction (9.17.01)

Seattle forward Tom Chambers poses for a photo in the Sonics locker room in 1989. It’s a tough time for Seattle residents, who saw their beloved Supersonics relocate to Oklahoma City in 2008. Less than five years later, the franchise is in the NBA Finals. ( Brian Drake/NBAE via Getty Images)

GALLERY: Classic Photos of the Seattle Supersonics 

Seattle forward Tom Chambers poses for a photo in the Sonics locker room in 1989. It’s a tough time for Seattle residents, who saw their beloved Supersonics relocate to Oklahoma City in 2008. Less than five years later, the franchise is in the NBA Finals. ( Brian Drake/NBAE via Getty Images)GALLERY: Classic Photos of the Seattle Supersonics 

The 1978-79 Seattle Supersonics pose for a team photo during the 1978-79 season. The squad would go onto win the only NBA championship in franchise history. In 2008, the Sonics left Seattle, relocated to Oklahoma City and promptly put together one of the NBA’s most exciting teams. The Thunder knocked out the Spurs last night, 107-99, and will face the winner of the Miami-Boston series in the NBA Finals. Unfortunately for Seattle fans, it doesn’t take away the sting of losing their beloved Sonics.

The members of this 1978-79 squad are (front row) Trainer Frank Furtado, Dick Snyder, Jackie Robinson, Fred Brown, Joe Hassett, Dennis Johnson, Gus Williams, (second row) Head Coach Lenny Wilkens, Dennis Awtrey, Tom LaGarde, John Johnson, Lonnie Shelton, Paul Silas, Scout Mike Uporsky, Assistant Coach Les Habegger, (back row) Jack Sikma and General Manager Zollie Volchok. (NBAP/NBAE/Getty Images)

MANNIX: Thunder knock out Spurs, wait for next opponent
GALLERY: Greatest playoff comebacks in NBA history

The 1978-79 Seattle Supersonics pose for a team photo during the 1978-79 season. The squad would go onto win the only NBA championship in franchise history. In 2008, the Sonics left Seattle, relocated to Oklahoma City and promptly put together one of the NBA’s most exciting teams. The Thunder knocked out the Spurs last night, 107-99, and will face the winner of the Miami-Boston series in the NBA Finals. Unfortunately for Seattle fans, it doesn’t take away the sting of losing their beloved Sonics.
The members of this 1978-79 squad are (front row) Trainer Frank Furtado, Dick Snyder, Jackie Robinson, Fred Brown, Joe Hassett, Dennis Johnson, Gus Williams, (second row) Head Coach Lenny Wilkens, Dennis Awtrey, Tom LaGarde, John Johnson, Lonnie Shelton, Paul Silas, Scout Mike Uporsky, Assistant Coach Les Habegger, (back row) Jack Sikma and General Manager Zollie Volchok. (NBAP/NBAE/Getty Images)
MANNIX: Thunder knock out Spurs, wait for next opponentGALLERY: Greatest playoff comebacks in NBA history

On Sunday, former NBA star Shawn Kemp performed in the Seattle Shakespeare Company’s production of The Taming of the Shrew. We’re not sure if Kemp has a future on the stage, but his appearance in the Shakespeare classic inspired SI to dig into its archives for some rare photos of The Reign Man. 

GALLERY: Rare Photos of Shawn Kemp

On Sunday, former NBA star Shawn Kemp performed in the Seattle Shakespeare Company’s production of The Taming of the Shrew. We’re not sure if Kemp has a future on the stage, but his appearance in the Shakespeare classic inspired SI to dig into its archives for some rare photos of The Reign Man. 
GALLERY: Rare Photos of Shawn Kemp

Ichiro Suzuki and Munenori Kawasaki of the Seattle Mariners stand for the National Anthem before a spring training game against the Reds. Though Kawasaki is in his first season in America, the two play together for the Japanese National Team. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

GALLERY: Classic Spring Training Photos

Ichiro Suzuki and Munenori Kawasaki of the Seattle Mariners stand for the National Anthem before a spring training game against the Reds. Though Kawasaki is in his first season in America, the two play together for the Japanese National Team. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
GALLERY: Classic Spring Training Photos