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 RT Tyler Polumbus delivers big against Chargers

Tyler Polumbus helped Peyton Manning's rescue effort in Sunday's dramatic and baffling 27-20 win over the Chargers.

Polumbus, who grew up on the outskirts of Denver and attended Cherry Creek High, replaced...

David Ramsey's No. 1 All-Time Bronco: John Elway

By: DAVID RAMSEY The Gazette

John Elway arrived in Colorado carrying the most massive of burdens. He was expected to carry the Broncos to unimaginable heights. He was the first pick of the NFL Draft. He could throw the ball to astounding...

Ramsey blog: Can Air Force football catch Navy?

Air Force football ended its season with three straight losses. The Falcons allowed 129 points in the defeats and watched a season that looked on its way to becoming  an exclamation mark turn instead into a...

Ramsey: UCCS' Culver and Mesa Ridge's Kylee Shook led the way in 2015

By: DAVID RAMSEY The Gazette

Jeff Culver endured a surprising, and draining, exit, but never lost his focus on tomorrow.

Kylee Shook moved closer to understanding and utilizing her vast potential.

Colorado College's hockey...

All-time greatest Broncos by The Gazette's David Ramsey: No. 5 Terrell Davis

By: David Ramsey, The Gazette

Terrell Davis offers one of the saddest stories in Broncos history, or NFL history.

He rampaged to four spectacular seasons, combining speed, power and vision. He was sprinting straight to a place in the Pro...

Ramsey blog: LeBron kind of takes the night off, still scores 34 vs. Nuggets

DENVER - LeBron James looked weary. He often declined to cross halfcourt on defense. He's in the middle of a far-too-long NBA seasaon, and he realizes he must conserve energy.

He kind of took the night off...

Ramsey: Brock Osweiler wills the Broncos to OT win, shuts door on Peyton Manning

By: DAVID RAMSEY The Gazette

DENVER - Brock Osweiler walked on the field Monday night under a massive shadow. His Broncos were crumbling after losses to the Raiders and the Steelers. Peyton Manning was regaining his health. A powerful, violent...

Ramsey blog: AJ McCarron is an NFL starter

AJ McCarron is the Bengals backup, but he's a future NFL starter.

I liked his poise in the pocket. He handled the Broncos pass rush with intelligence.

I liked his arm strength.

I liked his...