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  • Ramsey: Horst Richardson is Colorado College's man of yesterday, today and tomorrow

    Horst Richardson leans back in an office chair, hands behind his head, and reveals why he never left his job as Colorado College's soccer coach. "Well, because it's a wonderful assignment," he says, looking out his third-floor window at a gloriously sunny day. "On a day like today, you look around at practice and think, 'Here I am in the...

  • Ramsey: Broncos Emmanuel Sanders thrilled to reside in Colorado

    Broncos receiver Emmanuel Sanders is wise enough to realize he enjoys a sweet gig. He plays alongside Wes Welker, Julius Thomas and Demaryius Thomas, and they all enjoy the good fortune of catching passes from Peyton Manning. "It was definitely a great night to be a Bronco," Sanders said a few minutes after the Broncos 35-21 win over the San...

  • Ramsey: Rivers has replaced Raiders as top enemy

    DENVER – How to describe Philip Rivers? I would call him childish, but why insult children? What great error did they make to suffer comparison to the NFL’s 32-year-old, 6-foot-5, 228-pound Mr. Meltdown. Used to be, the masses of Colorado despised everything about the Raiders, those mangy, menacing men in black who enjoyed biting, kicking...

  • Ramsey: Tim Tebow speaks truth about his fallen Gators

    I would not want to be Florida coach Will Muschamp, who already was in serious trouble after his Gators stumbled to a 3-3 record. Now he has Mr. Gator on his back. Yes. Tim Tebow is joining the critics of the Gators wandering program. Florida just got hammered by Missouri, and Tebow isn't happy. "One of the biggest problems on the offense...

  • Broncos' Ronnie Hillman talks about beating the Chargers

    The Chargers stunned the Broncos last season. The Broncos have not forgotten. “I don’t like to lose. I don’t think anybody on this team likes to lose," said the Broncos suddenly surging running back Ronnie Hillman. "We don’t want to take these guys lightly. They’re a tough team and we’re going to come in and try to keep our foot on the pedal.

  • Ramsey: Colorado College's Sarah Schweiss just keeps scoring goals

    It's autumn in Colorado Springs, which means Sarah Schweiss is scoring goals within city limits. On Friday, the Colorado College junior was doing what she's been doing the past 15 years. As she sprinted toward the net against UNLV, Schweiss faced a severe, if not quite impossible angle. A score from this angle is about as common as a total...

  • Ramsey: Air Force could make noise in less-than-mighty Mountain West

    The Mountain West is stumbling through a down football year. Meanwhile, Air Force celebrates a rise, partially because the Falcons could only climb after a horrific 2013 season. This football revival has weight. The Falcons are hungry and surprisingly versatile on offense. Suddenly, it's in style to express faith in Air Force. Jordan...

  • Ramsey: Records are nice, but a Super Bowl win is what Peyton's legacy needs

    DENVER - The shouting and hugging and rejoicing began in the south end zone at Mile High and millions soon joined the fun all across our state. Peyton Manning had thrown his 509th touchdown pass, breaking Brett Favre's record and starting talk once again about No. 18's place in NFL history. He's magnificent. No doubt about that. But...

  • Ramsey: Colorado College hockey stumbles into the Haviland era

    It's a long season. Former Colorado College hockey coach Scott Owens used to often remind of this truth. The college hockey season winds along for months, and a team has plenty of time to change. CC hockey fans are hoping for big changes in the months ahead. The Tigers have struggled to a discouraging start under new coach Mike Haviland....

  • Ramsey: North Dakota, the Team With No Name, dominates Colorado College

    North Dakota's hockey team boasts seven national titles and 20 journeys to the Frozen Four. The team's followers are among the most devoted and astute in college sports, right up there with Kansas basketball fans and Alabama football fans. The team plays in a hockey palace in Grand Forks. Yes, North Dakota's hockey team has it all....

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