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David Ramsey

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  • Ramsey: Coach's son revives Air Force football

    Updated: Tue, Oct 7, 2014

    The play diagram showed imagination, especially coming from a third-grade mind. As Preston Pearson, football coach, watched 8-year-old Kale plot offensive strategy on a chalkboard, he was impressed. Sure, Kale mimicked his father, but there was promise in the imitation. This play...

  • Ramsey: Suspended Michael Phelps takes another hit after DUI arrest

    Updated: Tue, Oct 7, 2014

    Michael Phelps has lost his $1,750 monthly stipend from USA Swimming after his second arrest for impaired driving. Please, don't worry about his financial health. Michael Phelps has a net worth of $55 million.

  • Ramsey: Broncos' Demaryius no longer a Doubting Thomas

    Updated: Mon, Oct 6, 2014

    DENVER - Let me tell you why Demaryius Thomas kept dropping passes. When Thomas first allowed an accurately thrown ball to slip through his fingers this season, he struggled to return to the huddle. A draining thought invaded his mind and refused to depart. "I let down Peyton."...

  • Ramsey: How did Peyton Manning tackle Calais Campbell?

    Updated: Mon, Oct 6, 2014

    Answer: Not very well. The biggest mystery of the Broncos 41-20 win over the Cardinals is why Campbell went down after being barely grazed by Manning. Campbell was rampaging toward the end zone with a second-quarter interception. Manning tackled Campbell, even though No. 18 failed...

  • Ramsey: Mueh disagrees with ejection call against Navy

    Updated: Sun, Oct 5, 2014

    Air Force athletic director Hans Mueh disagreed with officials’ decision to eject defensive back Justin DeCoud in the second quarter. DeCoud was penalized  for targeting Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds.  “I still believe it was a clean hit,” Mueh said. “He’s a great young...

  • Navy football coach shows class after Air Force defeat

    Updated: Sun, Oct 5, 2014

    Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo was gracious in defeat, giving credit to the Falcons. “Air Force beat us,” he said repeatedly. But he did wonder how the game would have ended if Nick Sloan had made a 38-yard field goal to end the first half and if quarterback Keenan Reynolds had hit an open...

  • Ramsey: Throw your hats in the air for Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun

    Updated: Sun, Oct 5, 2014

    Hans Mueh took the walk a few times last season. He departed his office on the fourth floor in Air Force's athletic complex for the short journey to Troy Calhoun's first-floor office. These were vicious times for Calhoun, who lifted his alma mater from college football's basement in...

  • Ramsey: Fisher DeBerry approves of Anthony Schlegel's body slam

    Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    Anthony Schlegel once roamed Falcon Stadium, searching for ball carriers to slam to the turf. He ranks near the top of the most vigilant defenders in Air Force history. The football nation now knows Schlegel as the man who bodyslammed a college student who foolishly wandered into a...

  • Ramsey: Patrick Roy will lead the Cup back to Colorado

    Updated: Thu, Oct 2, 2014

    The Stanley Cup arrived in our city this week, inspiring hundreds of girls, boys, women and men to hug and, yes, kiss hockey's ultimate trophy. This love of the Cup started me wondering: Can the Avalanche return the Cup to Colorado? Yes, and the reason is simple. Patrick Roy...

  • Ramsey: Beating Navy a requirement for Air Force

    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    For Air Force players, this is the game, the one more important than any other, even if they decline to admit this truth in public. Navy has been deflating Air Force for most of the past 11 years. The Midshipmen have won nine of their past 11 games against the Falcons, part of a...

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