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Paul Klee

Denver Sports Columnist

Paul Klee is the Denver-based sports columnist for The Gazette, with a focus on the Broncos, Rockies, Nuggets and Avalanche. The addicted fly fisherman grew up in Denver and returned home to join the newspaper's staff in 2012. He credits his chocolate Lab, the Maya Bear, with all of his good column ideas.

The Air Force team rallies before their game against San Jose State at Clune Arena at Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Air Force team rallies before their game against San Jose State at Clune Arena at Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
FILE - Sand Creek's girls basketball Head Coach BJ Johnson talks to his team during a practice at Sand Creek High School on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. Photo by Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette
Falcons Broncos
Broncos quarterback Paxton Lynch scrambles with the ball during the second quarter of a game against the Falcons at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium on Sunday, October 9, 2016. The Broncos lost their first game of the season 23-16. photo by Jerilee Bennett,The Gazette
Pacific Gonzaga Basketball
Gonzaga forward Jeremy Jones holds the ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Pacific in Spokane, Wash., Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
Texans Broncos Football
Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow talks with offensive coach Mike McCoy in the fourth quarter an NFL football game against the Houston Texans Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010, in Denver. The Broncos beat the Texans 24-23. (AP Photo/ Chris Schneider )
Cheyenne Mountain's Luke White, left, controls Hunter Willis of Pueblo County but ends up losing their 152 lb semifinal match at the Colorado State Wrestling Tournament Friday, February 17, 2017 at the Pepsi Center in Denver. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
Warriors Nuggets Basketball
Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray, front, passes the ball as Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney, back left, and guard Ian Clark defend in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 13, 201, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Trail Blazers Nuggets Basketball
Portland Trail Blazers forward Mason Plumlee, left, intercepts a pass to Denver Nuggets center Jusuf Nurkic during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Rockies Black Baseball
Newly-named Colorado Rockies manager Bud Black poses for photographers on the diamond in Coors Field following a news conference to introduce him as the new skipper on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, in Denver. Black succeeds Walt Weiss, who left after four seasons as manager at the conclusion of the regular season. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)