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Ramsey blog: John Elway talks about Broncos' 7-3 start
By: David Ramsey - 0 Wed, Nov 23, 2016

John Elway talked Tuesday at his restaurant in Denver's Cherry Creek neighborhood. He talked mostly about golf after being named Honorary Chairman of...

John Elway named honorary chairman of 2018 Senior Open at The Broadmoor
By: David Ramsey - 0 Tue, Nov 15, 2016

DENVER - John Elway has been named honorary chairman of the 39th U.S. Senior Open golf tournament that will be played at The Broadmoor Golf Club’s...

Ramsey Rapid Reaction: 3 reasons why Broncos survived Saints
By: David Ramsey - 0 Sun, Nov 13, 2016


The Broncos lose to the Saints, it’s time to put those playoff hopes away. It’s time for mass depression to sweep across Colorado. And it’s...

Ramsey Rapid Reaction: 3 reasons why Broncos survived Chargers
By: David Ramsey - 0 Sun, Oct 30, 2016

DENVER – Admit it. One of the great pleasures of life on The Front Range is watching Philip Rivers lose.

He whines. He stomps. He talks trash....

Ramsey Rapid Reaction: 3 reasons why Broncos dominated Texans
By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, Oct 24, 2016

DENVER – Texans tight Stephen Anderson was running alone in the Colorado night while Brock Osweiler scanned the field.
Osweiler had to make a...

David Ramsey: Doctors give Air Force great Carson Bird 'a couple months' to live
By: David Ramsey - 0 Thu, Oct 20, 2016

Doctors have given former  Air Force star Carson Bird “a couple months” to live.

Bird, a 2007 all-Mountain West football cornerback,...

Ramsey Rapid Reaction: 3 reasons why Falcons stunned Broncos
By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, Oct 10, 2016

DENVER – It’s been awhile.

During a supremely charmed 2015 season, the Broncos sometimes struggled, but they always delivered exciting...

Atlanta Falcons end Denver Broncos' unbeaten run
By: David Ramsey - 0 Sun, Oct 9, 2016

DENVER — Quarterback Matt Ryan and offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan have plenty more in the vault than just superstar receiver Julio Jones — and...

Ramsey Rapid Reaction: 3 reasons why Broncos crushed the Bucs
By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, Oct 3, 2016

Jameis Winston is among football’s most stupendously talented athletes. He’s fast. He’s blessed with a powerful arm. He’s crafty.

He looked...

Ramsey blog: Yes, Tim Tebow really hits home run in 1st professional at-bat
By: David Ramsey - 0 Wed, Sep 28, 2016

Tim Tebow is 29,  and he has an unlikely dream. He wants to play Major League Baseball.

Doubters abound. There's little in life more...

Ramsey Rapid Reaction: 3 reasons why Broncos thumped Bengals
By: David Ramsey - 0 Sun, Sep 25, 2016

The Broncos have made an art of winning close games. They win, but they barely win. For the past 13 months, dramatic Sunday afternoons have been the...

Broncos Brandon Marshall kneels again during national anthem
By: David Ramsey - 0 Sun, Sep 25, 2016

Brandon Marshall kneeled during the national anthem prior to the Broncos game vs. the Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati.

Marshall’s...

Ramsey Rapid Reaction: 3 reasons why Broncos defeated Colts
By: David Ramsey - 0 Tue, Sep 20, 2016

DENVER – The Broncos defeated the Colts, 34-20, but the score is deceptive. The Broncos dominated Indy in every category by the score.
Prime...

Broncos great Floyd Little questions Brandon Marshall's decision to kneel for anthem
By: David Ramsey - 0 Wed, Sep 14, 2016

Floyd Little believes Brandon Marshall has a right to kneel during the national anthem.

But Little, the retired Broncos running back who ran...

Ramsey blog: Is this the night Cam Newton claims revenge on Broncos and Von Miller?
By: David Ramsey - 0 Thu, Sep 8, 2016

Will Cam Newton march into a stadium on the edge of downtown Denver and claim revenge on the Broncos and Von Miller?

I'm saying yes.

...

Ramsey blog: Manu Ginobli's superlative Olympic basketball career comes to an end (probably)
By: David Ramsey - 0 Wed, Aug 17, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO - Manu Ginobli delivered one of the most impressive performance in basketball  history at the 2004 Athens Olympics, but it's not...

Widefield's Boris Berian earns spot in Olympic 800-meter semis
By: David Ramsey - 0 Tue, Aug 16, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO - Boris Berian, a graduate of Widefield High School, is one step closer to the 800-meter Olympic finals.

Berian ran 1:45.87...

Air Force grad David Higgins' happy Olympics ride ends - for now
By: David Ramsey - 0 Fri, Aug 12, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO – It’s been a wild,  happy ride for David Higgins.
In April, he became the first-ever Air Force Academy cadet-athlete to...

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