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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Will Pikes Peak ever serve as USA PRO Challenge finish line? (Probably not)

By: david ramsey

What about using the summit of Pikes Peak as a finish line for a stage of the USA Pro Challenge?

"To me, that would be ideal," says Tom Osborne, CEO of the Colorado Springs Sports Corp.

But, alas, not...

Ramsey: Will Pro Cycling Challenge return to Colorado Springs? (Probably)


The USA Pro Challenge will return to Colorado Springs.

Well, probably.

The cycling race, which begins Monday, is skipping Colorado's Second City for the second time in three years.

"We don't...

Ramsey blog: A final word on Tom Brady

By: DAVID RAMSEY The Gazette

In a column this week, I did not compare Tom Brady's actions in Deflategate to the Richard Nixon's actions in Watergate or Bill Clinton's actions in Monica-gate or Lance Armstrong's action in cycle-gate.


Ramsey blog: There are two villains in Deflategate: Goodell and Brady

I keep hearing from readers - mostly Patriots fans - who believe Roger Goodell is the lone villain in the Deflategate saga.

And, yes, Goodell has often been inept. He lost trust in his handling of the Ray...

Ramsey: Former DU hockey coach George Gwozdecky explains his move to Valor Christian


George Gwozdecky has accepted the hockey coach job at Valor Christian. One of history's finest college hockey coaches will direct teens on the outskirts of Denver.

What's next? Will George W. Bush move to...

Ramsey blog: Can Air Force win 10 games again?

Can the 2015 Air Force football team match the win total of the 2014 Air Force football team?

I'm skeptical.

The offense is of 10-win quality.

The defense, at least on paper, is not.

Ramsey: Tom Brady, a true American, follows Clinton, Nixon, Bonds and Armstrong on road to ruin

By: DAVID RAMSEY The Gazette

"In the history of my career, I never thought about the inflation level of a ball." - Tom Brady, 2015.

Tom Brady walks the same path once chosen by Richard Nixon, Bill Clinton, Pete Rose, Barry Bonds and...

Former Broncos, Manitou Springs star Justin Armour says kids should play if they want and understand the risks


Justin Armour declined to play football in the sixth and seventh grade. He was weary of the pummeling he endured.

He still remembers talking to his mother before a big game in the fifth grade. He told her he...