Post-Gazette’s best sport photos of 2022

Kenny Pickett reacts next to his fiancé, Amy Paternoster, and his Dad, Ken, after learning the Steelers drafted him Thursday, April 28, 2022, at Deal Lake Bar + Co. in Loch Arbour, N.J. (Post-Gazette)
Steelers running back Najee Harris fist bumps a fan after playing catch with her during training camp, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022, at Saint Vincent College. (Post-Gazette)
Steelers wide receiver George Pickens pulls in a pass against Browns cornerback Martin Emerson Jr. in the first quarter, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, at FirstEnergy Stadium in a play that was repeatedly shown in highlights on TV throughout the NFL season. (Post-Gazette)
Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt celebrates a sack against Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield in the fourth quarter, Monday, Jan. 3, 2022, at Heinz Field. (Post-Gazette)
Steelers defensive tackle Cameron Heyward greets Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady after their game, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022, at Acrisure Stadium. (Post-Gazette)
Bills wide receiver Gabe Davis pulls in a pass for a touchdown against Steelers safety Minkah Fitzpatrick in the second quarter, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022, at Highmark Stadium. (Post-Gazette)
Wright State guard Tanner Holden lands on top of Robert Morris guard Michael Green III in the first half, Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, at UPMC Events Center. (Post-Gazette)
Duke guard Lee Volker and Pitt forward Amber Brown fight for a rebound in the second half, Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022, at PPG Paints Arena. (Post-Gazette)
A young fan reacts after the Rangers defeated the Penguins, Friday, May 13, 2022, at PPG Paints Arena. (Post-Gazette)
Penguins forward Jame Devane fights Blue Jackets defenseman Ben Harpur in the third period, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022, at PPG Paints Arena. (Post-Gazette)
Penguins right winger Bryan Rust crashes into Rangers goaltender Alexander Goergiev in the second period, Saturday, May 7, 2022, at PPG Paints Arena.(Post-Gazette)
Penguins left winger Danton Heinen celebrates after scoring a goal against Rangers goaltender Igor Shesterkin in the second period, Monday, May 9, 2022, at PPG Paints Arena. (Post-Gazette)
Penguins center Sidney Crosby scores against Coyotes goaltender Karel Vejmelka in the first period, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022, at PPG Paints Arena. (Post-Gazette)
Pirates left field Ben Gamel hits the wall after pulling in a fly ball hit by Cardinals left fielder Juan Yepez in the second inning, Friday, May 20, 2022, at PNC Park. (Post-Gazette)
Rockies center fielder Randal Grichuk hits the wall as he tries to pull in a ball hit by Pirates second baseman Josh VanMeter in the fourth inning, Monday, May 23, 2022, at PNC Park. (Post-Gazette)
Pirates center fielder Bryan Reynolds can’t come up with a double hit by Yankees center fielder Aaron Judge in the fifth inning, Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at PNC Park. (Post-Gazette)
Pirates second baseman Josh VanMeter dives for a base hit by Yankees first baseman DJ LeMahieu in the fifth inning, Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at PNC Park. (Post-Gazette)
Pirates center fielder Greg Allen tries to beat out the throw on a steal attempt to second against the Blue Jays at TD Ballpark, Sunday, March 20, 2022, in Dunedin, Fla. in a spring training game. (Post-Gazette)