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: Broncos cut Chase Vaughn, and that's too bad

By: DAVID RAMSEY The Gazette

Chase Vaughn has been on a tour of pro football leagues in North America. Indoor leagues. Outdoor leagues. He's been, basically, everywhere.

It looks as if he won't be able to cap his career with a stop in...

Ramsey: Opposing quarterbacks shouldn't plan on having success against Broncos' defense

By: David Ramsey, The Gazette

DENVER - Colin Kaepernick led the 49ers to the Super Bowl. His arm is mighty. He frightens defensive coordinators.

"He's very athletic," John Elway said Thursday, "and he's got that big-play ability to avoid...

Scoreboard says TCA lost to Delta in football, but Titans coach says his team prevailed


Was it a fumble?

That was the pressing question after TCA's 38-35 loss to Delta.

With 8:21 left in the fourth quarter, TCA quarterback Austin Bervig attempted to score from the 1-yard line. TCA...

Ramsey: Colorado Rockies don't deserve their fans' deep devotion

By: DAVID RAMSEY The Gazette -david ramsey

DENVER - A baseball romance is teetering.

Fans pack Coors Field to watch one of our nation's most pitiful franchises. These fans suffer, summer after summer, hoping for a change.

The Rockies are...

Q&A: C.J. Anderson talks about his ankle and Peyton Manning


Question and answer with C.J. Anderson.

Gazette: How is the ankle?

C.J. Anderson: The ankle is great. People forget, the ankle wasn't the problem. I had the flu and I was trying to play with the flu....

Ramsey: Broncos' C.J. Anderson has found success, but the angry interior dog still snarls

By: David Ramsey, The Gazette

ENGLEWOOD - Chris Harris Jr. is talking calmly about the merits of C.J. Anderson as a running back. Harris admires the footwork, the patience and the vision.

But those gifts fail to explain Anderson's...

Ramsey blog: Notice LeBron's silence on J.R. Smith, the ball-hogging former Denver Nugget

By: David Ramsey

When J.R. Smith arrived in Denver in 2006 to play for the Nuggets, I noticed one of his (many) tattoos.

"King of New Jersey," it read.

I wasn't aware the state had a monarchy.

J.R. has never...

Ramsey blog: Widefield's Paul Browning catches game-winning pass for NFL's Panthers

By: DAVID RAMSEY The Gazette

Paul Browning is a free agent for the Carolina Panthers. He's the former Widefield High and CSU-Pueblo star.

He's battling the odds to make the Panthers roster.

He increased those odds Friday night...