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David Ramsey

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David Ramsey has written sports columns for The Gazette for 10 years. He's visited all 50 states, and he's wise enough to realize Colorado is the best of those 50. He's a graduate of Denver South High School, Abilene Christian University and Syracuse University, where he earned a master's degree in American History in 2003. He's placed nine times in the national Asssociated Press Sports Editors (APSE) contest, including two first-place finishes. He's covered the Athens, Beijing and London Olympics for The Gazette. He's the father of Ruth, a Rampart High grad, and Luke and Caleb, both grads of Pikes Peak Christian. He's an avid cyclist. He hopes to climb Mount Massive this summer, but he says that every year. Gazette sports columnist David Ramsey brings you the personal side of sports along with his personal analysis.

Nuggets Media Day
Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic, back, fakes a kick toward forward Paul Millsap as they pose for a photographer during an NBA basketball media day Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, in Denver. The Nuggets open training camp for the upcoming NBA season Tuesday on the campus of the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Broncos Bills Football
Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor, left, is sacked by Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
Falcons Broncos
Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall takes a knee during the national anthem at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium on Sunday, October 9, 2016. photo by Jerilee Bennett,The Gazette
AIR FORCE FOOTBALL
U.S. Air Force Academy wide receiver Ronald Cleveland runs down for a touchdown as the Falcons faced off against the San Diego State University Aztecs at Falcon Stadium on Saturday September 23, 2017 in Colorado Springs. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).
Mustangs vs. Pirates
Manitou quarterback Cole Sienknecht (#11) directs his offense during their win over St. Mary's Friday, September 2, 2016. Photo by Ryan Jones, The Gazette.
Air Force head coach Troy Calhoun gets heated with an official after a catch by CSU near the sideline in the third quarter of a game at Hughes Stadium on Saturday, October 17, 2015. Air Force lost to CSU 38-23. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)
Air Force head coach Troy Calhoun gets heated with an official after a catch by CSU near the sideline in the third quarter of a game at Hughes Stadium on Saturday, October 17, 2015. Air Force lost to CSU 38-23. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)
APTOPIX Cowboys Broncos Football
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) is tackled by Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
Cowboys Broncos Football
Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib (21) runs back an interception against the Dallas Cowboys for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)
Cowboys Broncos Football
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) is stopped by Denver Broncos outside linebacker Shaquil Barrett (48), defensive end Derek Wolfe (95) and defensive tackle Adam Gotsis (99) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)