Best of 2015

NFL: NFC Championship-Green Bay Packers at Seattle Seahawks

Jan 18, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Jermaine Kearse (15) is surrounded by fans and teammates following his NFC Championship game winning touchdown catch against the Green Bay Packers at CenturyLink Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Before I get any deeper into the new year, I’m going to share my favorite 25 photos of all sports – not just baseball – that I shot in 2015. Some of these might be familiar, some of them might not be. In no particular order:

MLS: CONCACAF Champions League-Vancouver Whitecaps FC at Seattle Sounders FC

Sep 23, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Sounders FC midfielder Lamar Neagle (27, middle) and forward Chad Barrett (19) celebrate following a goal by Neagle against the Vancouver Whitecaps FC during the first half at CenturyLink Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

NCAA Basketball: Arizona at Washington

Feb 13, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Arizona Wildcats guard T.J. McConnell (4) dives for a loose ball against Washington Huskies guard Nigel Williams-Goss (5) during the second half at Alaska Airlines Arena. Arizona defeated Washington, 86-62. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

NFL: Detroit Lions at Seattle Seahawks

Seattle Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor (31) forces a fumble by Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (81) at the goal line during the fourth quarter of a 13-10 Seattle victory at CenturyLink Field.

NFL: San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks

Nov 22, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Air Force fighter planes fly over CenturyLink Field at the conclusion of the national anthem before a game between the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

MLB: Houston Astros at Seattle Mariners

Sep 30, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Mariners shortstop Shawn O’Malley (36) fails to catch a line drive against the Houston Astros during the fourth inning at Safeco Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-2nd Round-Gonzaga vs North Dakota State

March 20, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Gonzaga Bulldogs guard Kevin Pangos (4) reacts with guard Gary Bell Jr. (5) against North Dakota State Bison during the second half of the second round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament at KeyArena. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

MLB: Baltimore Orioles at Seattle Mariners

Aug 12, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Mariners pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma (18) bows to the fans following the final out of his no-hit, 3-0 victory against the Baltimore Orioles at Safeco Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

MLS: Portland Timbers at Seattle Sounders FC

Aug 30, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Sounders FC forward Obafemi Martins steals the ball from Portland Timbers midfielder George Fochive on his way to score a goal during the first half at CenturyLink Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

NFL: Chicago Bears at Seattle Seahawks

Sep 27, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Seahawks middle linebacker Bobby Wagner (54) hits Chicago Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen (8) after a pass during the second quarter at CenturyLink Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

MLS: Colorado Rapids at Seattle Sounders FC

Jul 18, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Colorado Rapids head coach Pablo Mastroeni yells as his team takes on the Seattle Sounders FC during the first half at CenturyLink Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

NFL: Cleveland Browns at Seattle Seahawks

Dec 20, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin (89) catches a touchdown against Cleveland Browns cornerback Charles Gaines (43) during the first quarter at CenturyLink Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

NFL: Cleveland Browns at Seattle Seahawks

Dec 20, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin celebrates his touchdown catch with quarterback Russell Wilson (3) during the first quarter against the Cleveland Browns at CenturyLink Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

MLS: Houston Dynamo at Seattle Sounders FC

Apr 4, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Houston Dynamo midfielder Ricardo Clark (13) is fouled by Seattle Sounders FC midfielder Gonzalo Pineda (8) during the second half at CenturyLink Field. Pineda was ejected with a red card on the play in the 1-0 Seattle victory over Houston. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

NCAA Basketball: Mount St. Mary's at Washington

Nov 19, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Washington Huskies forward Marquese Chriss (0) dunks against the Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers during the first half at Alaska Airlines Arena. Washington defeated Mount St. Mary’s, 100-67. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

MLS: LA Galaxy at Seattle Sounders FC

Oct 4, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Sounders FC forward Chad Barrett (19) celebrates with fans following his equalizing goal during second half extra time against the Los Angeles Galaxy at CenturyLink Field. Seattle tied Los Angeles, 1-1. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

NFL: Carolina Panthers at Seattle Seahawks

Oct 18, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton runs back to the locker room following a victory against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

MLS: Portland Timbers at Seattle Sounders FC

Aug 30, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Sounders FC fans blow smoke during their “March to the Match” before a game against the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

MLB: Baltimore Orioles at Seattle Mariners

Aug 10, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Overall view of Safeco Field during the fifth inning of a game between the Baltimore Orioles and Seattle Mariners. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

MLS: Colorado Rapids at Seattle Sounders FC

Jul 18, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Colorado Rapids forward Kevin Doyle (9) gets past Seattle Sounders FC defender Chad Marshall (14) on his way to score a goal during the second half at CenturyLink Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Seattle Mariners

Jul 7, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano (22) celebrates following a game winning RBI-single against the Detroit Tigers during the eleventh inning at Safeco Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

MLB: Arizona Diamondbacks at Seattle Mariners

Jul 28, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt (44) stands in the on deck circle against the Seattle Mariners during the second inning at Safeco Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

MLB: Cleveland Indians at Seattle Mariners

May 29, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Designated hitter Nelson Cruz kisses his bat during batting practice at Safeco Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Seahawks Minicamp Football

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch walks off the field following an NFL football minicamp Thursday, June 18, 2015, in Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Joe Nicholson)

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