2016 BPPA Pictures of the Year

05 – Sports Feature

1st: Matt Stone / The Boston Herald

Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz raises his hat in an impromptu goodbye to his fans after his last regular season game at Fenway Park on Monday, October 10, 2016.
Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz raises his hat in an impromptu goodbye to his fans after his last regular season game at Fenway Park on Monday, October 10, 2016.

2nd: Michael Ivins / Boston Red Sox

BOSTON, MA - JUNE 23: Xander Bogaerts #2 of the Boston Red Sox and NESN reporter Guerin Austin are doused in Powerade after Bogaerts hit a game-winning single against the Chicago White Sox in the tenth inning on June 23, 16 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.
BOSTON, MA – JUNE 23: Xander Bogaerts #2 of the Boston Red Sox and NESN reporter Guerin Austin are doused in Powerade after Bogaerts hit a game-winning single against the Chicago White Sox in the tenth inning on June 23, 16 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.

3rd: Christopher Evans – The Boston Herald

Steam rises off members of the Brandeis University soccer team as they practice for the NCAA Division 3 finals
Steam rises off members of the Brandeis University soccer team as they practice for the NCAA Division 3 finals

Honorable Mention 1: Adam Glanzman / Freelance

BOSTON, MA - NOVEMBER 19: A naked Yale fan is scolded by a police officer for taking his clothes off as part of a long-standing tradition of mooning the field of play during the football game between the Yale Bulldogs and the Harvard Crimson at Harvard Stadium on November 19, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts.
BOSTON, MA – NOVEMBER 19: A naked Yale fan is scolded by a police officer for taking his clothes off as part of a long-standing tradition of mooning the field of play during the football game between the Yale Bulldogs and the Harvard Crimson at Harvard Stadium on November 19, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Honorable Mention 2: Dina Rudick / The Boston Globe

1/17/2016 - Boston, MA - TD Garden - UFC fighter Matt Mitrione, reeled from a nasty blow to the eye that left him temporarily blinded and disfigured. His opponent, Travis Browne, won the match. They faced off during UFC Fight Night: Dillashaw vs. Cruz on Sunday evening, January 17, 2015 at the TD Garden in Boston, MA.
1/17/2016 – Boston, MA – TD Garden – UFC fighter Matt Mitrione, reeled from a nasty blow to the eye that left him temporarily blinded and disfigured. His opponent, Travis Browne, won the match. They faced off during UFC Fight Night: Dillashaw vs. Cruz on Sunday evening, January 17, 2015 at the TD Garden in Boston, MA.