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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.

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Ramsey blog: Former Air Force star Antoine Hood chases highly unlikely NBA dream

Former Air Force star Antoine Hood is clinging to his highly unlikely - highly, highly unlikely - quest to play in the NBA.

Here's the story from The New York Post:

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Ramsey: Wes Welker should retire to protect his damaged brain

By: David ramsey david.ramsey@gazette.com

In America, we're free to do what we want, as long as it's legal. Doesn't matter if we're foolish. Doesn't matter if we're self-destructive. › This freedom means the Kroenkes can pay Danilo Gallinari, aka Mr....

Ramsey: Air Force's Pilipovich must read teen minds, and that's not easy

By: david ramsey david.ramsey@gazette.com

Kamryn Williams nearly abandoned the Air Force Academy. He's glad he remained.

He arrived at the academy in 2011 as a basketball-first teen. He helped lead Sierra to consecutive state 4A titles, largely...

Ramsey blog: Jurgen Klinsmann deserves to remain US soccer's head man

I'm not a Jurgen Klinsmann fan. He dismissed Landon Donovan from the U.S. team competing in the 2014 World Cup for mostly personal reasons. Donovan would have been a highly effective and dangerous sub. Klinsmann...

Ramsey: Sky Sox liberated from Rockies, but not liberated from losing

By: david ramsey david.ramsey@gazette.com

Manager Rick Sweet arrived at Security Service Field at 7:30 Wednesday morning. He had endured a tough loss to the Nashville Sounds on Tuesday night. He didn't want to endure another defeat.

He worked on a...

Ramsey blog: Nuggets overpaying Gallinari, big time

By: David Ramsey, The Gazette

What happens to an NBA forward who struggles to rebound, partially because of effort, and shoots below 42 percent and plays for a losing team?

Answer:

He gets a $34 million, two-season contract...

Ramsey: Mike Gould welcomes renewal of Air Force-CU football series

By: david ramsey david.ramsey@gazette.com

For those who believe time has somehow stood still, Air Force's football trip to Boulder in 2020 will deliver disappointment.

The Falcons will play the Buffs, and the game will be...like other games. CU...

Ramsey: Clutch defense allows Switchbacks to salvage tie with Seattle Sounders 2

By: David Ramsey

A disappointing second half was about to become even more disappointing for the Colorado Springs Switchbacks.

Oalex Anderson, a forward for Seattle Sounders 2, had burst into the open. He had an open path to...