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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.

NCAA Wisconsin Florida Basketball
Florida guard Canyon Barry (24) reacts after Florida beat Wisconsin on a last second shot by guard Chris Chiozza (11) in overtime of an East Regional semifinal game of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Saturday, March 25, 2017, in New York. Florida won 84-83. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Raiders Move Football
Members of a laborers union celebrate the Raiders move, Monday, March 27, 2017, in Las Vegas. NFL team owners approved the move of the Raiders to Las Vegas in a vote at an NFL football annual meeting in Phoenix. (AP Photo/John Locher)
This is a 2013 photo of Chad Hall of the San Francisco 49ers NFL football team. This image reflects the San Francisco 49ers active roster as of Wednesday, June 12, 2013 when this image was taken. (AP Photo)
Air Force forward Jacob Burtschi makes a pass around North Carolina forward David Noel (34) during a first-round game of the NCAA Tournament on March 18, 2004 at the Pepsi Center in Denver. (Photo courtesy of the Denver Post)
Air Force head coach Frank Serratore talks to Falcon right wing Cole Gunner after he came off the ice against American International College during the first period Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at the Cadet Fieldhouse Ice Arena on the Air Force Academy. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Air Force head coach Frank Serratore talks to Falcon right wing Cole Gunner after he came off the ice against American International College during the first period Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at the Cadet Fieldhouse Ice Arena on the Air Force Academy. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Lewis-Palmer's Billy Cook fights to keep the ball in bounds during the fourth quarter of the state semifinals. Lewis-Palmer advanced to the finals of the 4A Colorado Basketball State Championships at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, March 10, 2017. They defeated Pueblo South 58-45. Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette
Browns Texans Trade Football
FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2016, file photo, Houston Texans' Brock Osweiler (17) throws against the Indianapolis Colts during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, in Houston. The Texans traded Osweiler to the Cleveland Browns on Thursday, March 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith, File)