Photos of the Year: 2012 Winners: Sports POY: 2012poy15_01_09

Sports Photographer of the YearEthan Hyman, News & ObserverN.C. State's Richard Howell (1), right, and T.J. Warren (24) celebrate after Howell slammed in two during the first half of N.C. State's game against Western Michigan Saturday, December 29, 2012, at PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C.

Sports Photographer of the Year 

Ethan Hyman, News & Observer 

N.C. State's Richard Howell (1), right, and T.J. Warren (24) celebrate after Howell slammed in two during the first half of N.C. State's game against Western Michigan Saturday, December 29, 2012, at PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C.