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: Venus Williams believes in equal pay for female athletes

By: david ramsey

Venus William once led the fight for equal pay for women at Wimbledon. She won the battle, but the greater struggle is far from over.

In July, the United States won the women's World Cup while an American TV...

Ramsey blog: Great news - Gwozdecky returns to Colorado

By: DAVID RAMSEY The Gazette

One of the greatest college coaches in Colorado history has returned to our state.

To coach a high school team.

George Gwozdecky led DU's hockey team when it twice ruled the nation. He's returned to...

Ramsey blog: John Elway's Zen look at Peyton Manning taking days off at practice

By: DAVID RAMSEY, The Gazette

It is a little startling. You go to Broncos practice, and there's Peyton Manning walking around with his hands in his pocket, wearing a ballcap to protect his head from the sun. He stops every few minutes to talk...

Ramsey: Vaughn, former CSU-Pueblo star, believes he can play for Denver Broncos

By: David Ramsey, The Gazette

ENGLEWOOD - Chase Vaughn roamed North America for three seasons, playing in obscure football leagues.

How obscure?

I didn't realize the Indoor Football League and the United Football League...

Ramsey blog: Superb new basketball book places Bill Russell as 23rd best player in NBA history. (Yes, that's right. No. 23)

By: David Ramsey

Johnny Carver is a college student at the University of Arkansas. He's a basketball freak, and I mean this in a good way. Severe health complications forced him to abandon his playing career and focus on...

Ramsey blog: Broncos' Chris Harris wants to be No. 1 in Madden football

By: David Ramsey

Madden football video is a world unto itself. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, just ask any football fan who’s under 40 years old.

The newest version of the Madden series is freshly released....

Friday Faceoff: Who is the Bronco nobody is talking about (but should be)?

By: Paul Klee and David Ramsey, The Gazette

Survey says: Watch out for Sanders

By Paul Klee

Peyton Manning? Nah. Every Coloradan and their chocolate Lab talks about the quarterback: Too old/motivated by records/still Peyton, depending on...

Ramsey: Three reasons to believe in Air Force's football team

By: David Ramsey

Steve Russ runs the defense for Air Force football. He understands the required mindset for a successful academy team.

"They love being the underdog," he said near the end of the 2014 season. "They love...