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David Ramsey

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  • Ramsey: Colorado College hockey stumbles into the Haviland era

    Updated: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    It's a long season. Former Colorado College hockey coach Scott Owens used to often remind of this truth. The college hockey season winds along for months, and a team has plenty of time to change. CC hockey fans are hoping for big changes in the months ahead. The Tigers have struggled...

  • Ramsey: North Dakota, the Team With No Name, dominates Colorado College

    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    North Dakota's hockey team boasts seven national titles and 20 journeys to the Frozen Four. The team's followers are among the most devoted and astute in college sports, right up there with Kansas basketball fans and Alabama football fans. The team plays in a hockey palace in Grand...

  • Ramsey: The good and bad numbers for Air Force coach Troy Calhoun

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    0 - Number of minutes Calhoun spent talking to reporters after a dramatic loss at Michigan's Big House in 2012. Calhoun refused to be interviewed following the game, an extreme rarity for a college coach, and also declined to allow his players to be interviewed. 1 - Uniform number of...

  • Ramsey: The 5 greatest Broncos running backs

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    1. Floyd Little, 1967-1975 Ran behind a medicore, at best, line his entire career. From 1967 to 1975, only O.J. Simpson gained more yards than Little, who led NFL in rushing in 1971. 2. Terrell Davis, 1995-2002. Oh, what might have been. A severe knee injury ended Davis's career...

  • Ramsey: LeBron is absolutely right: NBA needs fewer games

    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    LeBron James joined Dirk Nowitski's crusade to shorten the NBA's season from 82 games to somewhere around 60. "We all as players think it's too many games," James said. He's correct. He's completely, utterly, absolutely, totally right. Back-to-back games, when teams play one...

  • Ramsey: Goon's early death reveals the evils of NHL fighting

    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    Imagine this: Peyton Manning endures a hit late by the 49ers' Ray McDonald, and the game stops for a sanctioned brawl. Demaryius Thomas and San Francisco's Justin Smith remove their helmets, raise their fists and begin trading punches while a sold-out crowd at Mile High shouts in...

  • Ramsey: Former Bronco star Knowshon Moreno's career in jeopardy

    Updated: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    Football is cruel. Just look at Knowshon Moreno. He started in the Super Bowl for the Broncos in February. He led the NFL in rushing after a 134-yard performance in his first game as the Miami Dolphins featured running back. Today, Moreno's football career is in jeopardy. He suffered...

  • Ramsey: Wyoming's collapse suggests bad times ahead for Air Force football

    Updated: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    Air Force scored 13 points on its football trip to Wyoming. Since then, Wyoming has lost three of four games with the lone win coming over Florida Atlantic. In the Cowboys three losses, they've surrendered 142 points, or just over 47 per game. Remember, Air Force stumbled to only...

  • Ramsey: 'Ugly' win by Broncos? No

    Updated: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    Already hearing from Broncos fans who are calling Sunday's win over the Jets "ugly." I don't agree. A 14-point road victory over an opponent that played with obvious hunger is not ugly. The Jets played well, especially on defense. The Broncos played better. The Peyton Manning era...

  • Ramsey: Ronnie Hillman's return to respectability

    Updated: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    Ronnie Hillman is not the second coming of Terrell Davis. Or Floyd Little. Or Clinton Portis. But he is a legit NFL running back. I've said this ever since Hillman was drafted, and I've endured light-hearted persecution as a result of my support. To explain: I watched Hillman rip the...

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