I wish this image had made it into the slideshow. I love the facial expressions, and the tension you feel seeing that the coach is not even a second away from feeling cold, fizzy champagne hit his head and drip down his collar. I almost hunch my shoulders in anticipation when I see it. To me, photographer Erik Lesser captured a great moment by shooting a frame that is just a split-second removed from the usual locker room celebration shot we see.
Check out the slideshow to see if we made the right choice in excluding it.