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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.

Air Force Boise St Football
Boise State wide receiver Chaz Anderson (6) is brought down by Air Force defensive back Weston Steelhammer (8) during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Air Force, Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, in Boise, Idaho. Air Force won 37-30. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)
Broncos Bengals Football
Denver Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian (13) throws during the second half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Frank Victores)
Broncos Bengals Football
Denver Broncos inside linebacker Brandon Marshall (54) kneels during the National Anthem before the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Frank Victores)
Pine Creek players and fans celebrate after Friday's victory over Vista Ridge. Photo by Pine Creek High School via Twitter.
Colts Broncos Football
Denver Broncos inside linebacker Brandon Marshall takes a knee during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
Broncos defensive linebacker Von Miller, bottom, and defensive end Derek Wolfe sack Colts quarterback Andrew Luck forcing a fourth down Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, during the second quarter at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
BRONCOS COLTS
Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib returns an interception 46 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter of the Broncos 34-20 win over the Indianapolis Colts Sunday, September 18, 2016 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
BRONCOS COLTS
Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian scrambles for seven yards in the third quarter of the Broncos 34-20 win over the Indianapolis Colts Sunday, September 18, 2016 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
Discovery Canyon senior Joshua Tomjack (21) is tackled by Pueblo East junior Luis Martinez (2) in the third quarter. The Discovery Canyon Thunder hosted the Pueblo East Falcons in boys' football action on Friday, September 16, 2016 at District 20 Stadium. Photo by Isaiah J. Downing
Broncos running back C.J. Anderson scores a touchdown during the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers season opener at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Thursday, September 8, 2016. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette