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David Ramsey

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  • Ramsey: Peyton Manning has what Jay Cutler lacks

    Updated: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

    Peyton Manning wins. He wins when shackled with porous defenses. He wins when surrounded by mediocre running backs. He belongs in a long, distinguished line of quarterbacks with superior arms who doubled as superior teammates, a combination that lifts football teams to championships....

  • Ramsey: Tormented Richie Incognito could help Broncos

    Updated: Wed, Nov 12, 2014

    Richie Incognito, poster child for all that's wrong with the NFL, worked out Monday for the Denver Broncos. This is troubling news, but please notice Incognito did not audition for school principal. He auditioned for a violent job that rewards those who resort to dirty tricks. I...

  • Ramsey: Air Force's surprisingly diverse offense torments defenses

    Updated: Tue, Nov 11, 2014

    Air Force offensive coordinator Mike Thiessen has a simple goal for his professional life: He wants to limit the restful nights of opposing defensive coordinators. "This offense is designed around seeing how many late nights we can give defensive coordinators," Thiessen said,...

  • Ramsey blog: Alabama-Huntsville hockey will be eager to again schedule CC and Air Force

    Updated: Mon, Nov 10, 2014

    Alabama-Huntsville can't score goals. Except when Alabama-Huntsville plays in Colorado Springs. In six games played outside Colorado Springs this season, the Chargers have scored five goals. In five games played in Colorado Springs, the Chargers have scored 12 goals....

  • Ramsey: Watch out for The Classical Academy boys' soccer in 2015

    Updated: Sat, Nov 8, 2014

    COMMERCE CITY - The Classical Academy forward Jaden Borja had just suffered defeat in the 4A state soccer final, which left him with a bitter view of the immediate past. But the not-so-distant future looked blindingly bright. "I'm very confident that we'll at least win one title...

  • Ramsey blog: Broncos rushing attack slogs along

    Updated: Sat, Nov 8, 2014

    The Denver Broncos are seeking another trip to the Super Bowl. Their fans are expecting a return journey to The Ultimate Game. The biggest obstacle? Their rushing attack. The Broncos rank 27th in the NFL in rushing. The offense remains lopsided, quite possibly too lopsided to rule...

  • Ramsey: Lewis-Palmer happily pursues perfection

    Updated: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    DENVER - Lewis-Palmer's volleyball team is taking the final steps on a march of perfection. The Rangers have mauled opponents all season with an overwhelming combination of precision, imagination and power. The team is extremely tall, extremely athletic and extremely hungry for...

  • Ramsey: A terrifying trip to Oakland Coliseum, Land of the Raiders

    Updated: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    As a child, my parents warned what would happen if I failed to eat my peas and study diligently at school. I might, they said in ominous tones, end up at Oakland Coliseum. A few years ago, this prediction for my future came true. I traveled to Oakland to watch the Broncos tangle...

  • Ramsey: Air Force seniors revive fallen football program

    Updated: Wed, Nov 5, 2014

    Transformation. Easy to promise. Tough to accomplish. You can talk about losing 15 pounds, but when a pizza topped with exquisitely gorgeous sausage and extra cheese beckons, the hand reaches and the mouth chews and transformation travels to tomorrow, or beyond. In August, I...

  • Ramsey: Fun-, teammate-loving Jordan Pierce leads Falcons' defense

    Updated: Sun, Nov 2, 2014

    WEST POINT, N.Y. - Jordan Pierce, dangerous linebacker, turned to Spencer Proctor, teammate and friend, and delivered a booming announcement. "Man, I love you," Pierce shouted. "Now let's finish this out." Pierce, an Air Force senior, spoke those words in the opening seconds of the...

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