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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.

Broncos 49ers Football
Denver Broncos quarterback Paxton Lynch (12) runs against the San Francisco 49ers during the first half of a preseason NFL football game Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron)
Braves Rockies Baseball
Colorado Rockies right fielder Carlos Gonzalez looks on during a tribute to former manager Don Baylor during the seventh inning stretch in a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
Tim Dahlberg Kaepernick Football
FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) warms up before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Santa Clara, Calif. Talent or not, Kaepernick won't be setting foot on any NFL field very soon. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
Broncos legend John Elway looks up at the scoreboard towards the end o the game. The Broncos played the Chiefs at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium on Sunday, November 17, 2013. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
Broncos President of Football operations John Elway talked with The Gazette's Paul Klee about his stance on the national anthem protests. Gazette file photo by Jerilee Bennett.
Broncos 49ers Football
Denver Broncos quarterback Paxton Lynch throws during a joint NFL football practice with the San Francisco 49ers Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Broncos Football
Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph looks on during a drill at NFL football organized team activities at the team's headquarters Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Broncos 49ers Football
San Francisco 49ers cornerback Prince Charles Iworah (30) pats Denver Broncos' Hunter Sharp on the helmet during a joint NFL football practice Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Celtics Spurs Basketball
San Antonio Spurs guard Derrick White (4) goes to the basket as Boston Celtics forward Scott Wood (46) defends during the second half of an NBA summer league basketball game Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Broncos Bears Football
Denver Broncos quarterback Kyle Sloter (1) throws a pass during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the Chicago Bears, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)