Brian O'MahoneyFor the Chicago Tribune Media Group
Lola GomezThe Daytona Beach News-Journal
J. Conrad WIlliamsNewsday
Torsten Kjellstrand/University of Oregon, Dan Morrison/University of Oregon, Sung Park/University of Oregon
First place immediately grabbed our attention. Clean background, great moment, the right point of view and some humor, too. In general, there was a lot of really good sports photos (of the kind that we'd all be proud to shoot) that didn't show much new.