Jonathan Newton of The Washington Post won first place in the 2022 Associated Press Sports Editors contest in the Division A Action Photo category.

APSE contest winners will be honored at the 2023 APSE Summer Conference banquet at the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas on July 12. Click here to register for the conference, which begins on July 9 and will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of APSE.       

Ricardo Ramirez Buxeda of the Orlando Sentinel finished second, and Andrew Mills of NJ Advance Media took third. 

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Newton will receive a plaque. The second- through 10th-place finishers will receive frameable certificates.                                                                                    

Sports editors in Division A submitted 42 entries in Action Photos. Entries were judged by Associated Press Staff Photographer John Bazemore and AP Photo Manager Mike Stewart. The contest is open to APSE members.                                                                                                                                                                                

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  1. Jonathan Newton, The Washington Post
  2. Ricardo Ramirez Buxeda, Orlando Sentinel
  3. Andrew Mills, NJ Advance Media (Newark)
  4. Jerry Holt, Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
  5. Aaron Lavinsky, Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
  6. Danielle Parhizkaren, USA Today Sports
  7. Jim McIsaac, Newsday
  8. Aaron Ontiveroz, The Denver Post
  9. Hans Gutknecht, Southern California News Group (Anaheim)
  10. Doug Mills, The New York Times

Action Photo winners: B | C | D