POY RJI | Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

Category: Sports Picture Story

First Place

Michael Robinson Chavez / The Washington Post
“Cairo’s Last Breath”

Second Place

Chris Donovan / Freelance
“This Is Flint”

Third Place

Matt Gade / The Daily Republic
“Thing called rodeo”

Award of Excellence

Sascha Fromm / Thueringer Allgemeine
“Underwater Rugby”

First Place

“Cairo’s Last Breath”

There are not as many pickup basketball games these days. Not as many kids dribbling in the street after school. Not since Cairo’s two biggest public housing complexes closed a year ago.