• Calhoun, state coaches, part of Home Front Cares

    By David Ramsey david.ramsey@gazette.com -
    Updated: 21 hr ago

    Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun will raise funds for Home Front Cares at the 8th annual Colorado Coaches for Charity event May 1 at Coors Field. Home Front Cares provides support for Colorado service members, veterans and family members who have been impacted by deployment. The...

  • Ramsey: CSU's Garrett Grayson seeks to defy NFL odds

    By David Ramsey david.ramsey@gazette.com -

    Earning rave reviews from NFL draft experts, including those who oversee the selecting, has little to do with actual NFL success. Remember, a sixth-round draft pick (Tom Brady) just defeated a third-round pick (Russell Wilson) in the Super Bowl. Brady has directed his Patriots on six...

  • Ramsey blog: How Tebow's comeback could travel from improbable to probable

    David Ramsey
    Updated: Wed, Apr 22, 2015

    Tim Tebow could remain with the Philadelphia Eagles for a long time. Here's why: The 2-point conversion. If the NFL changes 2-point conversion rules, Tebow would instantly travel from just another quarterback with a not-quite-ready-for-the-big-time arm to an extremely valuable...

  • Ramsey: Chris Gobrecht, the realist, prepares to tackle massive Air Force women's basketball challenge

    Updated: Wed, Apr 22, 2015

    When Chris Gobrecht started talking about her new job as Air Force women's basketball coach, I was scared she had gotten mixed up and believed she was leading the mighty Huskies from Connecticut. "This is a dream come true for me," she said with a level of enthusiasm that made you...

  • Ramsey: Risk taker Derrick White departs UCCS, heads to CU

    Updated: Mon, Apr 20, 2015

    We root for risk takers. This explains why Derrick White has enjoyed a peaceful life as a student at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs even while he plotted his departure from the basketball team. He spends his days sitting beside other UCCS students in classrooms. He...

  • Ramsey blog: ESPN's Britt McHenry messed up big time, but most of us sometimes mess up big time

    BY DAVID RAMSEY The Gazette
    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    There’s little in life more frustrating than getting your car towed. For one thing, you don’t have a car to drive to the tow lot. And tow lots are always in shady sections of town. And difficult to find. And cash only. So it’s understandable that ESPN sports announcer Britt McHenry...

  • Ramsey: Sky Sox headed for Sweet days after being liberated from Rockies tyranny

    By david ramsey david.ramsey@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    For reasons that will remain forever mysterious, many residents of Colorado Springs mourned when the Colorado Rockies ended their association with the Sky Sox. Yes, I realize the Rockies stood for something in our town. They stood boldly and consistently for losing. Under the...

  • Ramsey: Pine Creek's Yaya Cisse takes another step in American soccer journey

    By DAVID RAMSEY david.ramsey@gazette.com
    Updated: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    When Yaya Cisse thought about the United States during a childhood spent in the Ivory Coast, one word dominated his mind: "Fun," the Pine Creek soccer player said with a smile Wednesday afternoon a few minutes before signing a letter of intent to play for Eastern Florida State Junior...

  • Ramsey: Derrick White will fly to basketball success at CU-Boulder

    By DAVID RAMSEY david.ramsey@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Apr 13, 2015

    Derrick White will fly to success in Boulder. He'll average 15 points, thrill crowds at Coors Event Center with his air show and help the Colorado Buffs return to the NCAA Tournament. All this fun will multiply the anguish of the teammates and the devoted coach White abandoned at...

  • Ramsey: Imagine this: The Rockies will ride to winning season

    By David Ramsey david.ramsey@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Apr 11, 2015

    DENVER - Imagine all the typical wonders of summer on The Front Range along with a winning baseball team playing downtown in our state's capital. Imagine one of the most dysfunctional franchises in North American sport suddenly becoming ... functional. Carlos Gonzalez was smiling...

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