Photos of the Year: 2012 Winners: Sports POY: 2012poy15_01_02

Sports Photographer of the YearEthan Hyman, News & ObserverN.C. State's R.J. Mattes (79), left, passes six-month-old Nicholas Podgurski to N.C. State's Rob Crisp (78) as Nicholas gets his picture taken with the players during Meet the Pack Day Saturday, August 11, 2012, at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, N.C.

Sports Photographer of the Year 

Ethan Hyman, News & Observer 

N.C. State's R.J. Mattes (79), left, passes six-month-old Nicholas Podgurski to N.C. State's Rob Crisp (78) as Nicholas gets his picture taken with the players during Meet the Pack Day Saturday, August 11, 2012, at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, N.C.