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  • 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...

  • Ramsey: Air Force basic training provides equal suffering for all

    Updated: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    The first sign this morning would be different than most mornings arrived at 7:13 a.m. While driving through back roads of the Air Force Academy, I looked into the distance and saw a couple dozen young women and men wearing combat fatigues. "Look," someone in the car shouted,...

  • Ramsey: Man U's Rooney delivers soccer magic at Mile High

    Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    DENVER - For 35 minutes, even the most devoted soccer fans were struggling to remain awake during a Manchester United-AS Roma exhibition. Then Wayne Rooney delivered drama and grace and a massive dose of wow to the afternoon. As Rooney wound up to launch a shot from 27 yards, he...

  • Ramsey: Broncos defense will be much better with Miller, Ware

    Updated: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    ENGLEWOOD - The apocalypse, otherwise known as the Broncos Super Bowl loss to the Seahawks, altered minds all across The Front Range. Extreme disappointment can do that to a brain. One of those altered minds belongs to John Elway. "We've got a chance to be pretty good on defense,"...

  • Ramsey: Elway will carry Bowlen's spirit into Broncos future

    Updated: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    ENGLEWOOD - John Elway, the man most responsible for the Broncos' past six trips to the Super Bowl, struggled to speak. He was paying tribute to his mentor, Pat Bowlen, and he had so much to say. But the words wouldn't come. "Ah," Elway said, his eyes glistening. "Ah." The...

  • John Elway wants Pat Bowlen to join him in Hall of Fame

    Updated: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    John Elway wants Pat Bowlen to join him as a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. "Absolutely," Elway said Wednesday as he talked with three dozen members of the media. "I mean I'd love (Bowlen's bust] to be right next to mine." There are 12 owners who have busts at the Hall of...

  • Ramsey: Colorado Springs senior, Bob Coutts, sprints happily through life

    Updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2014

    Bob Coutts, a babyish 85, has dived into one of those active, healthy lifestyles. Dived in deluxe, you might say. He plays or practices golf five times, lifts weights three times, stretches for an hour two times and sprints one time a week. He takes 24 different vitamins and...