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David Ramsey

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  • Ramsey: Matt Carpenter has new routine for Pikes Peak Marathon

    Updated: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

    Matt Carpenter won the Pikes Peak Marathon 12 times and the Ascent six times. He spent Sunday working a few blocks from the finish line at Colorado Custard Company, which he owns. “It was a beautiful day out there to run,” he said late in the morning as he handed a chocolate cone to a...

  • Ramsey: Diabetes team cyclists linked by bond to compete, thrive

    Updated: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

    Joonas Henttala rode the mountains of Colorado last summer as part of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge. It was wonderful. It was terrible. He experienced extreme agony. He experienced extreme joy. "When you know you're facing those long climbs," he said, "it's a special feeling. You...

  • Ramsey: Swiss dentist Marc Lauenstein rules America's Mountain, wins Pikes Peak Marathon

    Updated: Sun, Aug 17, 2014

    Marc Lauenstein works as a dentist in Switzerland, where he spends his days examining decay. His profession can be depressing. It's not easy to tell someone drills and shots and pain lurk in the near future. But he always takes a long break from his labor. He puts on his running...

  • Ramsey: Air Force's Pearson makes his audacious vision come true

    Updated: Thu, Aug 14, 2014

    On a sunny evening in March, Air Force quarterback Kale Pearson stood alone watching a crowd interview fellow QB Nate Romine. A scrimmage had just ended. Pearson, still nursing his surgically repaired right knee, could only watch his teammates beat on each other. Romine, blessed with...

  • Ramsey: You can wear Seahawks jersey in Colorado and not get punched

    Updated: Fri, Aug 8, 2014

    DENVER - The couple walked the streets of the capital of Colorado in peace. No one shouted mean words Thursday afternoon as they walked the 16th Street Mall. The male of the duo wore a Seahawks No. 12, signifying an inflated view of the value of fans. The female wore a Seahawks No....

  • Ramsey: Play game with Seahawks can't ease Super pain

    Published: Wed, Aug 6, 2014

    The Broncos never will find revenge for Feb. 2, 2014, a day that will live in Colorado infamy for the next century. While 111.5 million Americans watched, including approximately 5.299 of Colorado's 5.3 million residents, the Seahawks left the Broncos in roughly the same state as...

  • Ramsey: Football Falcons vow 'never again' after 2013 horror film

    Updated: Mon, Aug 4, 2014

    Broam Hart was recently watching one of those alien attack movies. You know the plot: A band of evil intruders from the far reaches of the universe invade our world, hoping to obliterate every last one of us. The aliens never succeed in complete obliteration. The death of all humans...

  • Ramsey: Bowlen joins big crowd of Broncos hoping for Hall of Fame

    Updated: Sat, Aug 2, 2014

    Pat Bowlen has joined a distinguished and depressingly large collection of Denver Broncos, a group beloved in Colorado, a group unappreciated everywhere else. Bowlen, the Broncos owner, is another Bronco great struggling to garner enough support to earn entrance into the Pro Football...

  • Ramsey: Air Force football offers reason to believe and doubt

    Updated: Wed, Jul 30, 2014

    A Falcons football fan was walking along the Santa Fe Trail on a glorious July morning. She was moving fast while wearing a T shirt that proclaimed "Air Force Thunder." Yes, many Air Force football seasons have been filled with been filled with entertaining thunder. The Falcons won...

  • Ramsey: Broncos Montee Ball takes big leap to featured back

    Updated: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    DENVER - Montee Ball was happily signing autographs on a sunny afternoon at Mile High. He shook hands with fans, smiled for photos and patted the head of the occasional baby. Why all the happiness? You would be happy, too, if your job description included taking handoffs from...