POY RJI | Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

Category: Sports Life

First Place

Matthew Thomas / Freelance
“Champagne Bath”

Second Place

Maddie Meyer / Getty Images
“Slalom Gold”

Third Place

Julian Finney / Getty Images
“Serena Controversy”

Award of Excellence

Nic Bothma / European Pressphoto Agency
“Naked support”

First Place: Matthew Thomas / Freelance

First Place

“Champagne Bath”

Boston Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts celebrates in the locker room after the Boston Red Sox defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 5 to win the World Series at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2018.