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INDIANAPOLIS -- Tamika Catchings cherished every precious moment Sunday -- from hearing her favorite National Anthem singer right through her farewell speech. Cheap New Balance Running Shoes .In between, fans, teammates and former players serenaded her with the same chorus: Thanks for the memories.Yes, on a day the Indiana Fever blew past beat Dallas 83-60 for the teams most lopsided win of the season, the score didnt really matter. One of the best and most beloved stars in WNBA history was about to say goodbye to her adopted hometown.I remember thinking after getting hurt my senior year at Tennessee, thinking nobody is going to want me. Ive got a broken wheel, and who goes to the store to buy something thats broken? Catchings told the fans after the game. But thank you, thank you.Yes, she started preparing for this moment in February 2015 after signing her final contract.But the rousing send-off still teetered between heart-felt thoughts, trips down memory lane, job proposals and even a comedy routine.Throughout the more than one-hour ceremony, Catchings, who declined gifts during her farewell tour, collected a few Sunday: A new Lexus, a framed USA Basketball jersey surrounded by team photos she competed on, two chairs and a specially designed Hoodie from Nike, a painting of her in a shooting stance and a custom-made poster with the word relentless above her photo.The one she appreciated most might have been the $100,000 check from Pacers Sports & Entertainment to her Catch The Stars Foundation.Fans had plenty of chances to cheer Sunday.But when she departed for the final time, with 1:33 left to play, the fans gave Catchings a prolonged ovation as she walked toward the bench, hugged her replacement and everyone on the bench. Former coach Lin Dunn was caught wiping away tears.Back in 2001, what we didnt know then but what we do know now is that we got the crown jewel of the WNBA, Fever chief operating officer Kelly Krauskopf said.It was a special day for everyone.Fever players wore new white shooting T-shirts to honor Catchings. Fans wore different white T-shirts, with the hashtag 24Forever emblazoned across the chest. Coach Stephanie White, who is bound for Vanderbilt after this season, even participated by wearing a nifty all-white outfit and the shooting shirt underneath her jacket.And the crowd was full of familiar faces.Friends and family came in from out of town. Former teammates such as Tully Bevilaqua and Katie Douglass came back, too. Pacers president of basketball operations Larry Bird and Olympic gold medalist Paul George sat together, and Reggie Miller returned to the venue where his own farewell ceremony took place during the spring of 2005.Like Millers farewell that day, anything Catchings did on the court -- make a basket, draw a foul, grab a rebound -- drew a loud cheers.During timeouts, a kaleidoscope of memorable moments played on the video board. So the four-time Olympic gold medalist, who carved out her own niche in Indianas long, illustrious basketball history, couldnt disappoint the fans.She didnt. Catchings scored eight points in the first quarter, finished with 16 and added seven more rebounds to the WNBAs career record. Not bad for a 37-year-old star.When the postgame ceremony began, the emotions really flowed.She is unwavering in her passion, her love, her beliefs, longtime teammate Briann January said. This is the same woman who cracks herself up with corny jokes and Shirley Temples. People like you dont come along often Catch. I love you to death and everything youve done for me. Twenty-four forever.White shared similar sentiments as she fought back tears.Tamika, I was lucky to be your teammat4e, Im honored to be your friend, White said, pausing. I am so proud, so proud of who you are and we thank you for gracing us with your presence every day and making us better people.The 10-time All-Star and five-time WNBA defensive player of the year finishes her career with 457 games played, second on the career scoring list (7,382) and as the career leader in free throws made (2,004), steals (1,074) and rebounds (3,316).Catchings will play at least one more home game -- Wednesday night against Phoenix -- but that didnt take away from all that she was being honored for Sunday.I think of all the tears Ive shed after losses, I think of all the tears Ive shed after wins, I think of all the tears that Ive shed during the hard work and when you give that much, my tears have already been shed, she said. Ive lived here longer than I have literally anywhere my whole entire life, so this is home, and Im so thankful that this journey ends here today on this court. Discount New Balance Shoes . 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Devonta Freeman was stopped behind the line by Chargers linebacker Denzel Perryman. Six plays later, Josh Lambo kicked a 42-yard field goal to give San Diego the 33-30 win .I lost sleep last night because of the outcome, Quinn said. I didnt lose sleep because of the decision to go for it, I can promise you that. We have one of the very best offenses in the NFL, and were going to ride that horse.Quinn said he learned a painful lesson in the Falcons 17-16 loss at San Francisco last season. Quinn decided to kick a field goal on a fourth-and-goal play from the 49ers 1 instead of leaving his offense on the field for a possible go-ahead touchdown.Quinn said if he had one do-over from last season, it would be going for the touchdown against the 49ers.It bothered me all that season and it bothered me in the offseason because I didnt send the message to the team that I believe, and I so do, Quinn said.Quinn vowed he would send a consistent aggressive message this season, even if that leads to his gambles being second-guessed.We still have a long way to go, he said. We have lots of work to do, but what I do know is were going to be an aggressive outfit, and one that attacks in all three phases.A breakdown in blocking allowed Perryman to shoot through the line and drop Freeman.We had a missed asssignment where we didnt get the job done, Quinn said, adding Freeman did not have a chance to really get going. New Balance Running Shoes For Sale. Left tackle Jake Matthews said Monday its on me.I did get a little tripped up, Matthews said. I think I could have had better footwork. It was my fault. Ive got to get it fixed.The Falcons (4-3) have lost two straight entering Sundays home game against Green Bay.The offensive line drew six penalties -- four false starts and two holding calls. Back-to-back false-start penalties were called on right tackle Ryan Schraeder and left guard Andy Levitre on Atlantas final possession of regulation.To have that many fouls, that will set you back as much as anything, Quinn said.The penalty on Levitre set up a first-and-20 pass from Matt Ryan that was intercepted by Perryman, leading to Lambos tying field goal.After looking at it, it was just little things, missed communications or little lapses, Matthews said. Weve just got to get it fixed. Theres really no excuse for it.Game notes Quinn said it was too early to diagnose the severity of RB Tevin Colemans strained hamstring. 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