NPPA: The Voice of Visual Journalists

Monthly News Clip Contest

1st Place Sports: “Big Mistake”
G.J. McCarthy/The Dallas Morning News

(From left) Columbus Crew keeper Andy Gruenebaum and defender Gino Padula react after FC Dallas midfielder David Ferreira was fouled by Crew defender Chad Marshall in second half of Dallas' 2-1 win June 20, 2009 at Pizza Hut Park in Frisco, Texas. The foul set up a game-winning penalty kick by FC Dallas Kenny Cooper. (G.J. McCarthy/The Dallas Morning News)

Judges’ comments for the category

Soccer picture has so much going on. Baseball shot was unique and had a good moment. Jump was just full of emotion, but not shot perfectly.

Ron Johnson, Josh Birnbaum, Fred Zwicky, David Zalaznik Journal Star/Peoria, IL

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R8 regional point tally

(year to date; the top 10 places are shown, plus ties)

624
Lisa Krantz
524
Nicole Fruge/Education Week
514
Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman
484
Matt Stamey/The Gainesville Sun
482
Michael DeMocker
422
Ronald Erdrich/The Abilene Reporter-News
414
Nellie Doneva
304
William Feig Jr./The Advocate
292
Matthew Hinton/Times-Picayune
264
G.J. McCarthy/The Dallas Morning News
John Bowersmith/Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

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