David Ramsey

Local Sports Columnist

  • Air Force's Calhoun a semi-finalist for major coaching award

    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    Calhoun a semifinalist for Maxwell Football Club Collegiate Coach of the Year Award   Air Force head coach Troy Calhoun is a finalist for the 2014 Maxwell Football Club Collegiate Coach of the Year Award, according to an announcement today. The list includes a field of 20...

  • Ramsey blog: Air Force football support weak? Fans respond to column

    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    Wrote a column that ran in Sunday's Gazette about the small crowd at Falcon Stadium for Air Force's frigid game against Nevada. The prime point of the column is that players compete with intensity no matter how many fans are in the stands. (In this case, there weren't many fans. Maybe...

  • Ramsey blog: Bzdelik, failed college coach, reveals his preference for NBA

    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    Jeff Bzdelik recently completed an utterly disastous coaching tour at Wake Forest, which hired him - for reasons that will remain forever mysterious - after his utterly disastrous coaching tour at the University of Colorado. Bzdelik, or Buzzy, now labors as assistant coach for the...

  • Ramsey: Air Force wins in a classic, but something big missing

    Updated: Sun, Nov 16, 2014

    During a recent visit to Seattle, I was engulfed by Seahawks fans wearing No. 12 jerseys. You know, the 12th man. An allegedly important piece of Seattle's march to NFL supremacy. These deluded fans overrate their importance. They never made a tackle, caught a pass or scored a...

  • Ramsey blog: Colorado College tumbles even deeper into college hockey abyss

    Updated: Sat, Nov 15, 2014

    You don't need a fireman to tell you your house in on fire. And you don't need to be a hockey expert to realize the current edition of the Colorado College Tigers is in serious trouble. In the past seven games, all losses, the Tigers have been outscored 38-9. In the Tigers last 12...

  • Ramsey blog: Rams coach Jeff Fisher knows - and fears - Peyton Manning

    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    Rams coach Jeff Fisher is extremely aware of the dangers Peyton Manning poses for a defense. As coach of the Titans, Fisher faced Manning's Indy Colts 19 times. Fisher lost 13 of those games, and he doesn't sound optimistic about Sunday's game in St. Louis. Fisher has tried...

  • Ramsey blog: What about Josh Kroenke's role in Nuggets collapse/surrender?

    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    Brian Shaw is currently suffering through comparisons to Josh McDaniels. The NBA coach who seemed most likely to succeed is overseeing a Nuggets disaster. But what about Nuggets president Josh Kroenke? He's the main reason the Nuggets have fallen, once again, into the NBA basement....

  • Ramsey: Peyton Manning has what Jay Cutler lacks

    Updated: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

    Peyton Manning wins. He wins when shackled with porous defenses. He wins when surrounded by mediocre running backs. He belongs in a long, distinguished line of quarterbacks with superior arms who doubled as superior teammates, a combination that lifts football teams to championships....

  • Ramsey: Tormented Richie Incognito could help Broncos

    Updated: Wed, Nov 12, 2014

    Richie Incognito, poster child for all that's wrong with the NFL, worked out Monday for the Denver Broncos. This is troubling news, but please notice Incognito did not audition for school principal. He auditioned for a violent job that rewards those who resort to dirty tricks. I...

  • Ramsey: Air Force's surprisingly diverse offense torments defenses

    Updated: Tue, Nov 11, 2014

    Air Force offensive coordinator Mike Thiessen has a simple goal for his professional life: He wants to limit the restful nights of opposing defensive coordinators. "This offense is designed around seeing how many late nights we can give defensive coordinators," Thiessen said,...