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Gazette sports columnist David Ramsey offers opinions, views and thoughts on the world of sports

David Ramsey: Does Kevin Durant, finally a champ, belong on list of NBA's all-time greatest players?
By: David Ramsey - 0 Wed, Jun 14, 2017

Let’s take a look at an alternative universe.

What if Kevin Durant had remained in Oklahoma City?

What if the Thunder had defeated the...

David Ramsey: The NBA's all-time top 40 players. Will LeBron ever pass Jordan to top the list?
By: David Ramsey - 0 Wed, May 31, 2017

Sports is about more than playing the game.

It’s about taking about the game, too.

And the best talking is focused on yesterday vs....

David Ramsey blog: Remembering Frank Deford, a great American sports writer
By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, May 29, 2017

It can be perilous to meet one of your heroes.

I have a friend in New York, a superlative sportscaster, who grew up idolizing Howard Cosell....

Air Force Falcons will celebrate service-academy football supremacy with President Donald Trump
By: David Ramsey - 0 Sat, Apr 29, 2017

Air Force Academy's football team is scheduled to visit The White House and President Donald Trump Tuesday to celebrate winning The Commander in...

Ramsey blog: Watch a 2-handed bowler roll a perfect game in 86.9 seconds. (I'm not making this up)
By: David Ramsey - 0 Sat, Apr 22, 2017

Click on the link to see a world-record 300 game.

A 300 game in, yes, 86.9 seconds. That's a world record.

An Upstate New York bowler,...

Ramsey blog: President Trump welcomes 34 Patriots, fails to mention his good friend Tom Brady
By: David Ramsey - 0 Thu, Apr 20, 2017

On an strange day in American sports history, President Donald J. Trump welcomed 34 players from the New England Patriots to The White House. This...

Ramsey blog: Carmelo Anthony, surrounded by trouble, still can craft joyful career finale
By: David Ramsey - 0 Wed, Apr 19, 2017

Ah, let's just say Carmelo Anthony is having a bad month.

Phil Jackson said he doesn't want Carmelo to remain on the pitiful Knicks.

...

David Ramsey: Trevor Siemian is underdog in battle for Denver Bronco starting QB
By: David Ramsey - 0 Fri, Apr 14, 2017

Trevor Siemian says he’s “not at all” insulted by coach Vance Joseph’s declaration that it’s a “50-50” battle for the Broncos starting QB job.

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Ramsey blog: Manning explains origin of his 'Omaha' shout
By: David Ramsey - 0 Thu, Apr 13, 2017

During Peyton Manning’s reign as Bronco quarterback, Colorado changed. For one thing, orange No. 18 jerseys were worn by 2-year-olds and...

Shane Starrett, Air Force hockey star, signs contract with Edmonton Oilers
By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, Apr 10, 2017

Shane Starrett, Air Force’s sophomore hockey goalie, has signed a two-year entry level free agent contract with the Edmonton Oilers, according to the...

David Ramsey: Tony Romo's retirement is good news for Denver Broncos
By: David Ramsey - 0 Tue, Apr 4, 2017

The Tony Romo mania that swept through Colorado never made sense.

Romo is battered, damned with an extremely iffy reconstructed clavicle.

...

David Ramsey: Devout Oakland Raiders fans betrayed by greedy owner and heartless NFL
By: David Ramsey - 0 Wed, Mar 29, 2017

My summer of 1969 was dominated by the Seattle Pilots.

I lived 15 miles south of Sick’s Stadium, the antique dump that served as the Pilots...

Ramsey blog: Canyon Barry, former Cheyenne Mountain star, plans to play pro basketball
By: David Ramsey - 0 Tue, Mar 28, 2017

Former Cheyenne Mountain High star Canyon Barry completed his college basketball career Sunday when his Florida Gators watched a seven-point halftime...

Ramsey blog: Air Force's Dave Pilipovich expected to be given 2-season contract extension
By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, Mar 20, 2017

Air Force athletic director Jim Knowlton and basketball coach Dave Pilipovich will meet this month to work on an extension for Pilipovich’s...

David Ramsey: Brock Osweiler, unloved and rejected, remains a legit NFL starting quarterback
By: David Ramsey - 0 Fri, Mar 10, 2017

We all agree John Elway is a superb judge of football talent, right?

So, let’s also all remember that a year ago Elway offered Brock Osweiler...

David Ramsey: Adrian Peterson could revive Broncos stumbling offense
By: David Ramsey - 0 Tue, Feb 28, 2017

Adrian Peterson is a worthy risk for the Denver Broncos.

Yes, he might remain the broken-down runner we glimpsed in 2016, when he rushed for...

The Ramsey bio:

David Ramsey has written sports columns for The Gazette for 12 years. He's visited all 50 states, and he's wise enough to realize Colorado is the best of those 50.

He's a graduate of Denver South High School, Abilene Christian University and Syracuse University, where he earned a master's degree in American History in 2003. He's placed 10 times in the national Asssociated Press Sports Editors (APSE) contest, including two first-place finishes. He's covered the Athens, Beijing, London and Sochi Olympics for The Gazette. He's the father of Ruth, a Rampart High grad, and Luke and Caleb, both grads of Pikes Peak Christian. He's an avid cyclist. He hopes to climb Mount Massive this summer, but he says that every year.

Gazette sports columnist David Ramsey brings you the personal side of sports along with his personal analysis.

Twitter: @davidramz