Ramsey: Broncos' Brock Osweiler ready to operate his own NFL offense

By: DAVID RAMSEY The Gazette

SAN JOSE, Calif. - The annual Super Bowl Media Opening Extravaganza features a long list of "what if?" questions. A horde of journalists probed the Broncos on Monday night with sometimes intriguing and more times...

Ramsey: The Broncos are underdogs. That's great news for the Broncos

By: DAVID RAMSEY The gazette

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Oddsmakers in Las Vegas fail to care about the fate of the Broncos. They're too busy enticing millions to engage in the pleasurable evil of betting.

But Vegas leads a crusade that...

Ramsey: Let's applaud Broncos' Peyton Manning as he limps toward his finale

By: DAVID RAMSEY The Gazette

As Peyton Manning drags his gimpy left foot and his surgically repaired neck on a gallant quest to rule football, only a person who lacks a beating heart would refuse to applaud as No. 18 approaches His Final...

Ramsey: Roberts, Olympic wrestling hopeful, flourishes despite injury

By: DAVID RAMSEY The Gazette

Wrestler Brittany Roberts recovered from her second major knee surgery while surrounded by athletes at the Olympic Training Center. She ate with these athletes. She talked constantly with them.

Most were...

Ramsey: Coaching great Dan McKiernan wandered into a perilous realm

By: DAVID RAMSEY The Gazette

Dan McKiernan was born in Franklin Delano Roosevelt's third term. He's an old guy who enjoys the invigorating challenge of teaching the young how to properly play basketball, a game he adores.

McKiernan, 75,...

Ramsey blog: Sports Illustrated's Broncos-Patriots prediction was just a little off

Sports Illustrated made a bold prediction for Sunday's AFC Title clash between the Broncos and Patriots.

The Patriots had been depleted by injuries when the Broncos won the previous meeting this season,...

Colorado Springs coaching legend McKiernan resigns over racially 'insensitive' remarks

By: David Ramsey david.ramsey@gazette.com

Dan McKiernan, one of the Pikes Peak Region's best-known coaches, resigned Friday as assistant boys' basketball coach at Rampart High School.

McKiernan, reached at his Colorado Springs home Sunday night,...

Ramsey: Palmer's Reggie Jackson still learning his role of NBA point guard

By: DAVID RAMSEY The Gazette

DENVER - As a senior at Palmer High, Reggie Jackson arose at 4:15 a.m. and headed to the downtown YMCA for an hour of weight lifting followed by 500 jump shots at the school gym followed by a day of class followed...