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David Ramsey

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  • Ramsey: Former Air Force, CU boss Jeff Bzdelik should never have been a college coach

    Updated: Thu, Mar 27, 2014

    Three troubling mysteries of modern America: Did Lee Harvey Oswald act alone in the murder of John F. Kennedy? Why is Madonna popular? What was Wake Forest athletic director Ron Wellman thinking when he hired Jeff "Buzzy" Bzdelik as basketball coach in 2010? Buzzy, the former...

  • Broncos make big mistake, allow Moreno to run away to Miami

    Updated: Thu, Mar 27, 2014

        Anyone who catches passes or runs with the football on the Broncos offense is blessed. Their task is eased by the presence of Peyton Manning, one of the top dozen offensive players in NFL history. But there’s a burden that goes along with the blessing. Skepticism...

  • Reggie Jackson, former Palmer High superstar, flirts with NBA stardom

    Updated: Tue, Mar 25, 2014

    One thing stands between Reggie Jackson and NBA stardom. His shooting touch. Jackson has every other gift and skill required. He’s fast. He soars high above the rim. He plays aggressive, wise defense. But he’s long struggled with his shooting touch. This was true at Palmer...

  • Ramsey: God, and we, should be concerned about more than games

    Updated: Sat, Mar 22, 2014

    Mom was stunned. She had just listened in the late 1970s to a Bible-school teacher offer parking advice. Pray as you approach a busy mall, the teacher said, and The Creator of the World will provide a choice parking space. Mom and dad often pondered how to make what was important...

  • Want to watch the birth of Eric Decker's daughter?

    Updated: Tue, Mar 18, 2014

    ERIC DECKER, father     Neither do I. But we might get the chance. Jessie James, Decker’s wife, announced the couple planned to film the birth. That means the couple will probably offer all of us the chance to watch the birth on their cheesy reality show, “Eric and...

  • Ramsey: Anybody can win picking brackets, so don't listen to experts

    Updated: Mon, Mar 17, 2014

    A long time ago, I was sitting at my newsroom desk in a small city in Texas, pondering my NCAA Tournament bracket. A few feet away, our newspaper's lifestyle editor savored an unfiltered cigarette while pondering her bracket. I had chosen the logical approach, closely examining each...

  • Ramsey: Air Force loss on top of CC defeat makes for dark day in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Sun, Mar 16, 2014

    What a dark day for college hockey in Colorado Springs. Colorado College loses to North Dakota in the NCHC playoffs, but that was expected. The Tigers, who spent this entire season wandering around lost, were playing in one of the most deafening, most hostile, most electric college...

  • Ramsey: Unbeaten underdog Mesa Ridge girls show who is top dog in 4A state hoops final

    Published: Sat, Mar 15, 2014

    BOULDER - Imagine a girls' basketball team with a perfect record, a team blessed with a fast, athletic 6-foot-4 center, a team that won 16 games by more than 20 points, a team jammed with young women hungry to rule the state. And now imagine that same team as the underdog in the state...

  • RAMSEY: CSCS needs focus for next year

    Updated: Fri, Mar 14, 2014

    Meet the team that should be the favorite to win the Colorado 2015 3A boys basketball title: The Colorado Springs Christian School Lions. Yes, I realize CSCS lost to Holy Family, 59-51, in Friday's 3A state semis at Clune Arena. But this is a remarkably gifted team, at least by...

  • Ramsey: True competition awaiting CSCS in semifinals

    Published: Thu, Mar 13, 2014

    Early in the second quarter at Air Force's Clune Arena, fans of the Colorado Springs Christian School boys' basketball team endured a shock. Their favorite team only led by 8 points in the Class 3A state quarterfinals against Denver Science & Tech. "I was a little worried there,"...

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