• Friday Faceoff: Who is better: LeBron James or Michael Jordan?

    Paul Klee and David Ramsey, The Gazette
    Updated: Fri, Jun 12, 2015

    Gazette columnists Paul Klee and David Ramsey debate the question.

  • 52 years after presidential AFA graduation speech: 'We couldn't do what JFK said'

    By DAVID RAMSEY david.ramsey@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jun 12, 2015

    As John F. Kennedy approached Falcon Stadium on June 5, 1963, he was 46 years old, a war hero, a Pulitzer-Prize winning author, the father of two young children and the leader of the free world. That day he would add honorary graduate of the Air Force Academy to his resume. A crowd...

  • Ramsey: Switchbacks coach continues job of selling soccer

    By David ramsey david.ramsey@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jun 11, 2015

    Steve Trittschuh, coach of the Switchbacks, is sensitive about those who question the unquestionable rise of soccer in the United States. "I still keep hearing people say soccer is not a major league sport," he says. He's irked, but you would never know it by his tone. Trittschuh...

  • Ramsey: A-Rod juiced his way out of baseball history

    david ramsey david.ramsey@gazette.com
    Updated: Wed, Jun 10, 2015

    When it comes to numbers, Alex Rodriguez keeps passing the legends. In recent weeks, he's eased past Stan Musial, Lou Gehrig, Willie Mays and Babe Ruth on all-time hitting lists. But Rodriguez remains stuck, and will always remain stuck, far behind those revered names in the more...

  • Pirates draft Bret Helton, former Cheyenne Mountain star

    By David Ramsey david.ramsey@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Jun 9, 2015

    Former Cheyenne Mountain star Bret Helton has agreed to a contract with the Pirates. He was drafted by Pittsburgh Won ednesday in the ninth round of the Major League Baseball draft. Helton, a right-handed pitcher, followed the draft with his family at their home in south Colorado...

  • Ramsey blog: LeBron's climbing fast on NBA's all-time list

    David Ramsey
    Updated: Mon, Jun 8, 2015

         The NBA’s all-time top five seemed set forevermore. Michael Jordan is the greatest NBA player ever, followed by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Russell, Magic Johnson and Wilt Chamberlain.      You can argue about Jordan being No. 1, but it’s a...

  • Ramsey: Switchbacks already can claim a loyal soccer following

    BY DAVID RAMSEY The Gazette
    Updated: Mon, Jun 8, 2015

    The rain and snow and mud and chill of our bizarre late spring delivered a blessing to the Colorado Springs Switchbacks. They have already attracted, in this infant stage of their existence, a stubborn, devoted fan base. Scary weather struck again Saturday night at Sand Creek...

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