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David Ramsey: Soccer gets tough with floppers. Will American basketball get tough, too?
David Ramsey: Soccer gets tough with floppers. Will American basketball get tough, too?

By: David Ramsey - 0 Thu, May 18, 2017

Soccer has a problem with flopping, especially at the game’s highest levels. A player barely gets bumped and responds by collapsing to the ground as...

David Ramsey: Fountain Valley's superb soccer season ends in semis rout
David Ramsey: Fountain Valley's superb soccer season ends in semis rout

By: David Ramsey - 0 Wed, May 17, 2017

DENVER – Here’s the problem that sometimes arises when taking a trip deep in the state tournament: You run into a team that’s not only better than...

David Ramsey: DU's powerhouse lacrosse team defeats Air Force, again
David Ramsey: DU's powerhouse lacrosse team defeats Air Force, again

By: David Ramsey - 0 Sat, May 13, 2017

DENVER – Air Force’s lacrosse team has traveled far in the past four seasons. On Saturday, Denver’s Pioneers revealed how far the Falcons must travel...

Rollins bringing fiery philosophy to Colorado Springs
Rollins bringing fiery philosophy to Colorado Springs

By: David Ramsey - 0 Fri, May 12, 2017

Peter Rollins is fascinated by fire. His past is filled with flames. So is his theology. "Fire can be destructive but also can clear a way for new...

David Ramsey: NBA stars fail to understand their precious bond with fans
David Ramsey: NBA stars fail to understand their precious bond with fans

By: David Ramsey - 0 Thu, May 11, 2017

The NBA Finals will be jammed with beautiful basketball theater. The Warriors and Cavaliers will tangle once again, unless a Higher Power intervenes,...

David Ramsey: Goodbye to swimming superstar Adolph Kiefer, a genuine American hero
David Ramsey: Goodbye to swimming superstar Adolph Kiefer, a genuine American hero

By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, May 8, 2017

The world was gathering, as it does every four years, for the 1936 Olympics when two men, Adolph and Adolf, met beside a pool on the edge of Berlin....

Secretary of Defense says Air Force stars Robinette and Jax will wait 2 years before turning pro
Secretary of Defense says Air Force stars Robinette and Jax will wait 2 years before turning pro

By: David Ramsey - 0 Tue, May 2, 2017

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis has ended a year-old policy that allowed elite service-academy athletes to immediately play professionally. The...

David Ramsey: Air Force drops serious wrong on football star Jalen Robinette
David Ramsey: Air Force drops serious wrong on football star Jalen Robinette

By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, May 1, 2017

The timing is bizarre, cruel, inexplicable and inexcusable. Other than those faults, the Air Force ruling that ruined Jalen Robinette’s chances in the...

Air Force says Jalen Robinette can't go straight to pros, not drafted after change
Air Force says Jalen Robinette can't go straight to pros, not drafted after change

By: David Ramsey - 0 Sat, Apr 29, 2017

Receiver Jalen Robinette was not selected in the 2017 NFL draft after the Air Force ruled athletes would not be given a waiver from active duty to...

Griffin Jax, former Air Force pitcher, sees his professional future left blurry
Griffin Jax, former Air Force pitcher, sees his professional future left blurry

By: David Ramsey - 0 Sat, Apr 29, 2017

Former Air Force baseball pitcher Griffin Jax’s future as a professional player has long been cloudy. The cloud grew thicker on Saturday. Jax...

David Ramsey: Air Force football great Chad Hennings wonders about Jalen Robinette's rapid road to NFL
David Ramsey: Air Force football great Chad Hennings wonders about Jalen Robinette's rapid road to NFL

By: David Ramsey - 0 Fri, Apr 28, 2017

Chad Hennings could have been a first-round pick in the 1988 NFL Draft. He collected 24 sacks as a senior for Air Force. He was 6-foot-6 and 275 pounds...

USA Basketball scraps plans to leave Colorado Springs, will move downtown
USA Basketball scraps plans to leave Colorado Springs, will move downtown

By: David Ramsey - 0 Wed, Apr 26, 2017

After more than a decade of uncertainty, USA Basketball has committed to remain in Colorado Springs. “Finally, right,” USA Basketball CEO Jim Tooley...

David Ramsey: Air Force's Bradley Haslam seeks to increase his epic 42-game hit streak
David Ramsey: Air Force's Bradley Haslam seeks to increase his epic 42-game hit streak

By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, Apr 24, 2017

Air Force coach Mike Kazlausky is a devout baseball man, which is another way of saying he suffers from superstitions. Bradley Haslam, his best player,...

David Ramsey: Brace yourself, Michael Phelps itching to return to pool
David Ramsey: Brace yourself, Michael Phelps itching to return to pool

By: David Ramsey - 0 Mon, Apr 24, 2017

Michael Phelps is probably, if not certainly, going to swim in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. He will probably add to his vast collection of gold medals. And...

David Ramsey: Tim Howard's soccer suspension reveals dangerous downside of drunken fandom
David Ramsey: Tim Howard's soccer suspension reveals dangerous downside of drunken fandom

By: David Ramsey - 0 Sun, Apr 23, 2017

Tim Howard is an American sports hero, the man who has long protected the soccer net for our national team. He's a stingy, courageous, world-class...

David Ramsey: Sky Sox's future in Colorado Springs remains highly hazy
David Ramsey: Sky Sox's future in Colorado Springs remains highly hazy

By: David Ramsey - 0 Fri, Apr 21, 2017

The Class AAA version of the Sky Sox may be staying on the eastern edge of Colorado Springs, or it may be going. Nobody knows, not even the Elmores,...

David Ramsey: Air Force's Billy Christopoulos prepares for the massive hockey task of replacing Shane Starrett
David Ramsey: Air Force's Billy Christopoulos prepares for the massive hockey task of replacing Shane Starrett

By: David Ramsey - 0 Fri, Apr 21, 2017

Billy Christopoulos is trying to convince me, and everyone else, the task ahead is a breeze. Replacing Shane Starrett as Air Force's lead goaltender...

Ramsey blog: President Trump welcomes 34 Patriots, fails to mention his good friend Tom Brady
Ramsey blog: President Trump welcomes 34 Patriots, fails to mention his good friend Tom Brady

By: David Ramsey - 0 Thu, Apr 20, 2017

On an strange day in American sports history, President Donald J. Trump welcomed 34 players from the New England Patriots to The White House. This...

Ramsey blog: Carmelo Anthony,  surrounded by trouble, still can craft joyful career finale
Ramsey blog: Carmelo Anthony, surrounded by trouble, still can craft joyful career finale

By: David Ramsey - 0 Wed, Apr 19, 2017

Ah, let's just say Carmelo Anthony is having a bad month. Phil Jackson said he doesn't want Carmelo to remain on the pitiful Knicks. Carmelo's...

David Ramsey: The NBA's all-time-best coaches—Where does AFA's Popovich rank?
David Ramsey: The NBA's all-time-best coaches—Where does AFA's Popovich rank?

By: David Ramsey - 0 Sun, Apr 16, 2017

Gregg Popovich arrived at Air Force Academy in 1967 with only the vaguest idea of the agony ahead. He arrived with a strong sense of himself, a sense...

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