• Ramsey: Switchbacks filled with soccer athletes just trying to earn a living

    By David Ramsey david.ramsey@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Apr 3, 2015

    At Security Service Field this summer, you can watch AAA baseball players laboring to leap into the ranks of the stupendously wealthy. The average salary in Major League Baseball just hit $4 million. Let's say that again: $4 million. Meanwhile, a few dozen yards away at Sand Creek...

  • Ramsey: Here's why UCCS should remain football-free

    By DAVID RAMSEY david.ramsey@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs does not field a football team. That's the way it is. And that's the way it should remain. Starting a football program would require a gigantic financial investment, and there's little reason to believe the Mountain Lions would soon...

  • Ramsey: Air Force's Frank Serratore plots return to college hockey mountaintop

    By DAVID RAMSEY david.ramsey@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    When Frank Serratore awakens each morning, he thinks about the clear goal for his hockey future. His program is struggling, and this truth crashes into his thoughts the instant he opens his eyes. Don't worry. He's not depressed. He's determined. He's struggled with doubts for two...

  • Ramsey: Nuggets should hire John Calipari, basketball's ultimate desperado

    By David ramsey david.ramsey@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    The Nuggets should hire John Calipari. The franchise must, finally, dream big and pursue basketball's ultimate desperado. A Calipari move from Kentucky to The Front Range is the fastest way to catapult the Nuggets from boring to thrilling. I realize you're reading along and asking an...

  • Ramsey: Air Force can return to NCAA Tournament, just look at recent history

    By david ramsey david.ramsey@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Mar 22, 2015

    Air Force basketball can return to the NCAA Tournament. This is not probable. I know that. It is possible. You should know that. Remember, Air Force traveled to the NCAA Tournament twice and earned National Invitation Tournament invitations twice during an era (2003-07) when defiant...

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