Photos of the Year: 2012 Winners: Sports POY: 2012poy15_01_16

Sports Photographer of the YearEthan Hyman, News & ObserverN.C. State's Lorenzo Brown (2) and Alex Johnson (3) help up DeShawn Painter (0) after Painter took the charge and was fouled by San Diego State's Chase Tapley (22) during the first half of N.C. State's game against San Diego State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Friday, March 16, 2012, at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.

Sports Photographer of the Year 

Ethan Hyman, News & Observer 

N.C. State's Lorenzo Brown (2) and Alex Johnson (3) help up DeShawn Painter (0) after Painter took the charge and was fouled by San Diego State's Chase Tapley (22) during the first half of N.C. State's game against San Diego State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Friday, March 16, 2012, at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.