• Ramsey: UCCS Mountain Lions seek RMAC supremacy, and more

    Updated: Fri, Mar 6, 2015

    DENVER - Darius Pardner could hear a throng of his fellow UCCS students chanting increasingly small numbers, and he knew what the chanting meant: It was time to shoot. Pardner, a 6-foot-1 senior guard, stood directly in front of the UCCS bench with 2:29 left in the Rocky Mountain...

  • Ramsey: Humbled CSCS Lions yearn to rule Colorado 3A basketball

    Updated: Fri, Mar 6, 2015

    Thanks, St. Mary's. That's the general attitude at Colorado Springs Christian School as the team prepares for the Class 3A state tournament. In recent seasons, CSCS battled an understandable, and dangerous, feeling of invincibility as the final games of the season approached. The...

  • Friday Faceoff: Should Peyton Manning have been asked to take a pay cut?

    Updated: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    Pay cut reflects Peyton’s worth David Ramsey Yes, the Broncos asked Peyton Manning to take a pay cut. But let me remind everyone, including my friend and colleague Mr. Paul Klee, this cut was $19 million to $15 million, and it’s extremely difficult for anyone to feel ...

  • Ramsey: Let's gather together to watch yet another Peyton Manning comeback

    Updated: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    Want thrills? Just follow the best TV drama in America. Yes, the Peyton Manning show. A 38-year-old is attempting his second, and final, comeback. The version of Manning who directed the 2013 Broncos to the Super Bowl suddenly vanished in the latter days of the 2014 season. He was...

  • Ramsey: UCCS supporting cast carries Mountain Lions to RMAC semis

    Updated: Wed, Mar 4, 2015

    UCCS guard Alex Koehler stands 6-foot-1, maybe, but he showed the courage to invade the land of giants. He emerged triumphant, rising above Colorado Mesa's Ryan Stephan for a crucial tip in the lane with eight minutes remaining in the second half. Koehler and the Mountain Lions...

  • Ramsey blog: Can Nuggets find a way to dump Josh Kroenke?

    Updated: Tue, Mar 3, 2015

    The Nuggets liberated Brian Shaw today in much the same way the Rockies recently liberated general manager Dan O'Dowd. Both men have arrived at better, saner destinations in their lives. Nuggets fans remain in a bad destination, largely because Josh Kroenke is running the franchise....

  • Ramsey blog: CC Tigers must prove improvement with victories

    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    Colorado College's hockey team has a strong chance to improve next season under the direction of coach Mike Haviland, who is struggling to transform the program. The Tigers did not improve this season. They endured one of the worst seasons in the school's history last season. They...

  • Ramsey blog: Manning's 2015 contract not about yesterday. It's about right now

    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    Peyton Manning is scheduled to earn $21.5 million (with bonuses included) in 2015. Some would argue it's ridiculous for the Broncos to ask Manning to take a pay cut. (This is, by the way, not one of those straw man arguments. I've heard these someones defend Manning's huge 2015...

  • Ramsey blog: BYU went independent, became irrelevant

    Updated: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    BYU considers itself the western equivalent of Notre Dame. Unfortunately for BYU, nobody else considers the school the western equivalent of Notre Dame. When the Cougars declared independence from the Mountain West, they didn't realize they were also making another declaration:...

  • Ramsey: Lewis-Palmer's Charlie Hovasse conquers opponents with an exotic knee

    Updated: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    As Charlie Hovasse kneeled at the scorer's table, he realized he had triumphed. He had not yet entered the game Feb. 4 against Vista Ridge. He had yet to score a point, grab a rebound or help his Lewis-Palmer Rangers to a victory this season. He still knew. "That was the happiest...

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