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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.

Chiefs Broncos Football
Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, top, is lifted by teammates after a touchdown catch against the Kansas City Chiefs during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
Broncos Chargers Football
Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers, left, is sacked by Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Colorado Avalanche center Tyson Jost (17), is pushed down by Nashville Predators defenseman Roman Josi (59) during game four of the Stanley Cup Playoffs between the Colorado Avalanche and Nashville Predators at Pepsi Center on Wednesday April 18, 2018 in Denver. (Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette)
STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS AVS PREDS
Nashville Predators defenseman Mattias Ekholm (14), left, and Colorado Avalanche left wing J.T. Compher (37), top, fight for possession of the puck during game four of the Stanley Cup Playoffs between the Colorado Avalanche and Nashville Predators at Pepsi Center on Wednesday April 18, 2018 in Denver. (Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette)
Colorado left wing Gabriel Landeskog checks Nashville defenseman Ryan Ellis over goalie Juuse Saros during the third period of Game 3 Monday, April 16, 2018, at the Pepsi Center in Denver. The Avs won 5-3. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Broncos Chargers Football
Denver Broncos running back C.J. Anderson, middle, is tackled by Los Angeles Chargers free safety Tre Boston, right, and strong safety Jahleel Addae during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)