Evan AbellYakima Herald-Republic
Keith BirminghamPasadena Star-News
Mark GutmanThe Batavia Daily News
Sports feature winners all have some energy or humor with which the viewer can relate. When we think of what happens around sports, it may be the energy of the crowd during the event, the actions on the sidelines, and the emotions after a win or a loss. All the winners captured an element of why we chose to root for a team or player. They show us a slice of what it was like to be there in the crowd or on the sidelines.
Judges: Marcy Nighswander/Ohio University, Stan Alost/Ohio University, Josh Birnbaum/Ohio University