Photos of the Year: 2014 winners: Sports POY: 2014POY_14_13

Sports Photographer of the Year Jerry Wolford, News & Record (Greensboro)NASCAR racing legend Richard Petty, age 77, at his shop in the community of Level Cross on Friday, October 17, 2014, in Randleman, N.C. During an interview, Petty discussed the loss of his wife in March. He and Lynda Petty had been together for almost their entire lives. The five years before her death he cared for her intensively. Now Petty is focused on Petty\'s Garage, a modern hot rod shop where a team of mechanics build cars for people who love fast vehicles. Petty, nicknamed The King, is most well known for winning the NASCAR Championship seven times, winning a record 200 races during his career, and winning the Daytona 500 a record seven times. He also won a record 27 races, ten of them consecutively, in his 1967 season.

Sports Photographer of the Year

Jerry Wolford, News & Record (Greensboro)

NASCAR racing legend Richard Petty, age 77, at his shop in the community of Level Cross on Friday, October 17, 2014, in Randleman, N.C. During an interview, Petty discussed the loss of his wife in March. He and Lynda Petty had been together for almost their entire lives. The five years before her death he cared for her intensively. Now Petty is focused on Petty\'s Garage, a modern hot rod shop where a team of mechanics build cars for people who love fast vehicles. Petty, nicknamed The King, is most well known for winning the NASCAR Championship seven times, winning a record 200 races during his career, and winning the Daytona 500 a record seven times. He also won a record 27 races, ten of them consecutively, in his 1967 season.