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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.

2017 ESPYS - Show
Host Peyton Manning speaks at the ESPYS at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, in Los Angeles. Pictured on screen is NBA player Kevin Durant, of the Golden State Warriors. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Nuggets
Carmelo Anthony passes off in first half action from game four of of the NBA playoffs series between the Denver Nuggets and the San Antonio Spurs at Pepsi Center Monday night, May 2, 2005...by Kevin Kreck
Kyle Snyder celebrates his Gold Medal win in 97kg wrestling action Sunday, August 21, 2016 at the Rio Olympic Games. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
OLY WRESTLING
US wrestler Kyle Snyder celebrates with family after winning the Gold Medal n 97kg competition Sunday, August 21, 2016 at the Rio Olympic Games. With him, from left are his brother, Kevin, his girlfriend Addi, mom Tricia and dad Steve. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
Reds Rockies Baseball
Colorado Rockies' Charlie Blackmon, back, gets caught in a rundown between first and second while trying to steal as Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Sal Romano pursues Blackmon, who was eventually tagged out by second baseman Scooter Gennett for the final out in the fourth inning of a baseball game Thursday, July 6, 2017, in Denver. The Reds won 6-3. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Thunder Nuggets Basketball
Denver Nuggets forward Nikola Jokic (15) tries to go around Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams (12) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, April 9, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
Goose Gossage, the Gazette's 1998 Sportsman of the Year, poses in his home Wednesday, December 23, in front of a portion of a buffalo hide rug given to him as a gift by friend Willie Nelson. Reis photo
Goose Gossage, the Gazette's 1998 Sportsman of the Year, poses in his home Wednesday, December 23, in front of a portion of a buffalo hide rug given to him as a gift by friend Willie Nelson. Reis photo
Nuggets Draft Picks Basketball
Denver Nuggets first-round pick in the NBA Draft, Tyler Lydon, a forward from Syracuse, considers a question from a reporter during an NBA basketball news conference in Denver, Tuesday, June 27, 2017. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Jets 49ers Football
FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick stands in the bench area during the second half of the team's NFL football game against the New York Jets in Santa Clara, Calif. Kaepernick is a free agent after opting out of his 49ers contract Friday, March 3, 2017. The six-year veteran quarterback who drew particular attention and headlines last season by not standing for the national anthem, met with new general manager John Lynch and coach Kyle Shanahan before making the move. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)