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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.

Dodgers Rockies Baseball
Colorado Rockies manager Bud Black leans over the dugout rail as he looks on against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 9, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
BRONCOS CHARGERS
Trevor Siemian - The Broncos defeated the Chargers 27-19 Sunday, October 30, 2016 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
Nuggets Celtics Basketball
Denver Nuggets' Emmanuel Mudiay reacts after making a string of 3-pointers during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics in Boston, Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
NFL Combine Football
Colorado defensive back Chidobe Awuzie runs the 40-yard dash at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Monday, March 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Padres Rockies Baseball
Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Kyle Freeland delivers a pitch to San Diego Padres' Wil Myers in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 12, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
NFL Combine Football
Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph speaks during a press conference at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis, Wednesday, March 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Denver outside linebacker Von Miller chases Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers during the first quarter Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015, at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Chad Bettis (35) of the Colorado Rockies throws a pitch in the first inning of a game between the Colorado Rockies and New York Mets at Citi Field on August 6, 2013 in Queens, New York.
Chad Bettis (35) of the Colorado Rockies throws a pitch in the first inning of a game between the Colorado Rockies and New York Mets at Citi Field on August 6, 2013 in Queens, New York.
Thunder Nuggets Basketball
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook celebrates after hitting a buzzer beating three-point shot to win the game against the Denver Nuggets following a basketball game Sunday, April 9, 2017, in Denver. Oklahoma City beat Denver 106-105. Westbrook also broke the NBA record for triple doubles with 42. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)