David Ramsey

Local Sports Columnist

  • Ramsey: College football must banish un-American DI postseason

    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    PUEBLO - Troy Calhoun is correct. The current system to determine our nation's college football champ is "un-American." Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson and Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony and Teddy Roosevelt would rebel against our current combination of trivial bowl...

  • Ramsey: Derrick White leads UCCS into national D-2 basketball spotlight

    Updated: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    Derrick White, the mega-star at University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, was having an off night. He griped to the refs. He walked the cozy court at UCCS with a scowl and a growl. He settled for jump shots against the fearsome, handsy defenders from Metro-Denver. Ah, but that...

  • Ramsey: CSU-Pueblo's ThunderWolves speak boldly of ruling D-II football

    Updated: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    PUEBLO - John Wristen is blessed with a rare talent for a football coach. He - gasp! - says what's on his mind. He's never evasive or timid. He's honest, confident and defiant. Wristen, coach of CSU-Pueblo's football team, wants to win the Division II football title. He says this to...

  • Ramsey: Peyton Manning resembles Kyle Orton and still wins handily

    Updated: Sun, Dec 7, 2014

    DENVER - On a day when Peyton Manning often resembled Kyle Orton, the Broncos still strolled to a convincing victory over the Bills. Yes, the Broncos' 24-17 victory lacked thrills. This was not an especially exciting afternoon of football. It was an encouraging demonstration the...

  • Ramsey: Air Force's Hans Mueh embraces patience in age of impatience

    Updated: Sun, Dec 7, 2014

    A year ago, Air Force athletic director Hans Mueh insisted his football program would rise quickly from the ruins of a 2-10 season. He expressed utter faith in coach Troy Calhoun and remained, as always, a true believer in the virtue of patience. Mueh laughed as he remembered his...

  • Ramsey: Colorado Springs mom loves her daughter, who fights in a cage

    Updated: Fri, Dec 5, 2014

    When Rose Pennington gave birth to Raquel at St. Francis Hospital in Colorado Springs, she welcomed a new best friend. "She's the rock of my life," Rose says. "We have quite the different relationship. She's been the one that I could lean on for everything. She's there for me no...

  • Ramsey blog: Here's a scary fact for Broncos fans

    Updated: Fri, Dec 5, 2014

    The New England Patriots have firm control of home-field advantage in the AFC playoffs. The Patriots have a tiebreaker advantage over the Broncos, and the Patriots face only one more stiff test - a road game this weekend against the Chargers - in the rest of their regular-season...

  • Ramsey blog: CSU drama ends. McElwain departs. Calhoun?

    Updated: Thu, Dec 4, 2014

    Jim McElwain is headed off to Florida to coach the Gators, according to various reports. This is the same McElwain who just lost to Air Force, the same McElwain who never won a Mountain West title in a weak era in the Mountain West, the same McElwain who has yet to prove he can win...

  • Ramsey: Colorado College's Mike Haviland remains bold believer in clawless Tigers

    Updated: Wed, Dec 3, 2014

    Mike Haviland is staring at a photo of a happy man standing next to Barack Obama. "Obama was a regular guy," Haviland says, shaking his head in admiration. "He was laughing with us and hugging us. Just a regular guy." Haviland, the happy man in the photo, is remembering when he...

  • Ramsey blog: CSU's Jim McElwain's not worth a $7.5 million buyout

    Updated: Wed, Dec 3, 2014

    Jim McElwain has done superb work as football coach at CSU. But he's not worth a $7.5 million buyout. According to Edgar Thompson of the Orlando Sentinel, McElwain's negotiations with Florida have hit a snag. It appears CSU will not budge on that $7.5 buyout. Good for CSU....

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