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.

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Ramsey blog: Widefield's Paul Browning catches game-winning pass for NFL's Panthers

By: DAVID RAMSEY The Gazette

Paul Browning is a free agent for the Carolina Panthers. He's the former Widefield High and CSU-Pueblo star.

He's battling the odds to make the Panthers roster.

He increased those odds Friday night...

Ramsey blog: Someone needs to introduce RGIII to reality

Robert Griffin is in danger of becoming yet another one of those superstar college quarterbacks who become busts as NFL quarterbacks.

Much of this is not his fault. He should not have been on the field when...

Ramsey blog: Is Tim Tebow a 3rd-string NFL quarterback? (Maybe)

By: DAVID RAMSEY The Gazette

When we last saw Tim Tebow a couple years ago, he was a borderline NFL quarterback. There's no doubt he's an NFL athlete. His problem was, is and always will be his left arm.

Yesterday, Tebow emerged from...

Ramsey: Colorado College grad wins Marathon, savors view from atop America's Mountain


It's easy to overlook the outlandishly large peak that dominates our landscape. It's sometimes white and sometimes brown but always gorgeous and massive.

It's Pikes Peak.

Alex Nichols grew up in...

Extraordinary Kim Dobson has first child, runs first double in 13-month span


Extraordinary Dobson has first child, runs first double in 13-month span

Kim Dobson continues to amaze the fans at the Pikes Peak Marathon and her husband, Corey.

The 2015 Ascent champion competed in...

Will Pikes Peak ever serve as USA PRO Challenge finish line? (Probably not)

By: david ramsey

What about using the summit of Pikes Peak as a finish line for a stage of the USA Pro Challenge?

"To me, that would be ideal," says Tom Osborne, CEO of the Colorado Springs Sports Corp.

But, alas, not...

Ramsey: Will Pro Cycling Challenge return to Colorado Springs? (Probably)


The USA Pro Challenge will return to Colorado Springs.

Well, probably.

The cycling race, which begins Monday, is skipping Colorado's Second City for the second time in three years.

"We don't...

Ramsey blog: A final word on Tom Brady

By: DAVID RAMSEY The Gazette

In a column this week, I did not compare Tom Brady's actions in Deflategate to the Richard Nixon's actions in Watergate or Bill Clinton's actions in Monica-gate or Lance Armstrong's action in cycle-gate.