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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 crowd cheers after linebacker Shane Ray gets them amped up after a play during the first day of training camp practice at the UC Health Training Center on Thursday, July 27, 2017 in Englewood, Colorado. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette). 

Siemian Youth Sports Football
FILE - In this June 13, 2017, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian jokes with reporters after the team's NFL football mandatory minicamp session, in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
Broncos Elway Football
John Elway, general manager of the Denver Broncos, talks about the football team's plans in the upcoming NFL draft during a news conference Monday, April 24, 2017, in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Pirates Rockies Baseball
Colorado Rockies' Nolan Arenado strikes out while swinging at a pitch from Pittsburgh Pirates starter Ivan Nova in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 23, 2017, in Denver.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Players get warmed up during the Broncos training camp at the UCHealth Training Center on Thursday, July 28, 2016. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette
Nuggets Millsap Basketball
Denver Nuggets new NBA basketball forward Paul Millsap, second from left, holds up his new jersey as Josh Kroenke, team president and governor, left, Tim Connelly, president of basketball operations and Arturas Karnisovas, general manager of the Nuggets, join in for a photograph during Millsap's introduction to the media at a news conference Thursday, July 13, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
White Sox Rockies Baseball
Colorado Rockies pitcher Kyle Freeland acknowledges the applause of the crowd as he heads to the dugout after being pulled from the mound when his no-hit bid was broken by a single off the bat of Chicago White Sox Melky Cabrera with one out in the ninth inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 9, 2017, in Denver. The Rockies won 10-0. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
White Sox Rockies Baseball
Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Kyle Freeland delivers to Chicago White Sox's Adam Engel in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 9, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas (88) reels in a pass from quarterback Peyton Manning (18) for a touchdown during a preseason game between the Denver Brocos and the St. Louis Rams on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium in Denver, CO. Photo by: Kent Nishimura, The Gazette