Thom Loverro's Cigars and Curveballs

In the podcast, "Cigars and Curveballs," veteran sports analyst Thom Loverro selects subjects from his extensive career in print, online and broadcast journalism to deliver engaging conversations each week.
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Dec 28, 2016

From Wednesday, December 28, 2016: Thom is joined by veteran sportscaster Tim Ryan and he also runs through his 2017 MLB Hall of Fame ballot.

Dec 21, 2016

From Wednesday, December 21, 2016: D.C. Council member Jack Evans talks to Thom about his long career, the Washington area's pursuit of landing baseball, and other local matters.

Dec 14, 2016

From Wednesday, December 14, 2016: Thom welcomes former Redskins legendary quarterback Billy Kilmer. They talk about a variety of issues including his battle with Sonny Jurgensen and other memories from his illustrious career.

Dec 7, 2016

From Wednesday, December 7, 2016: Thom is joined by Washington Nationals star pitcher and this year's Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer to talk about his 20-win season, his two career no hitters and more.

Nov 30, 2016

From Wednesday, November 30, 2016: Thom chats with former star running back Joe Washington. His NFL career highlights included four years with the Washington Redskins and a legendary "Monday Night Football" game as a member of the Baltimore Colts.

Nov 23, 2016

From Wednesday, November 23, 2016: Thom goes all in on Dallas week as he chats with former Redskins defensive tackle Diron Talbert who shares his many memories of the rivalry and his time in Washington.

Nov 16, 2016

From Wednesday, November 16, 2016: Thom is joined by World Series winning manager Lou Piniella as he looks back at his long career in baseball, both on and off the field.

Nov 9, 2016

From Wednesday, November 9, 2016: Thom chats with writer Robert Ward on his career that includes novels and writing for "Hill Street Blues." Mr. Ward also discusses his experiences on being born and raised in Baltimore.

Nov 1, 2016

From Tuesday, November 1, 2016: Thom chats with renowned actor and die-hard Cubs fan Joe Mantegna.

Oct 26, 2016

From Wednesday, October 26, 2016: Thom is joined by longtime MLB public relations aficionado Dr. Charles Steinberg to discuss his career that includes stops in Baltimore and Boston overlapping with Theo Epstein.

Oct 19, 2016

From Wednesday, October 19, 2016: Thom chats with former MLB reliever and National Ray King about his career and the current bullpen revolution seen in this October's playoffs.

Oct 13, 2016

From Wednesday, October 12, 2016: Thom chats with the first ever Nationals closer Chad Cordero about the team's surprising first season in DC, RFK memories, and also the current Nationals postseason.

Oct 5, 2016

From Wednesday, October 5, 2016: As the MLB Postseason arrives, Thom is joined by Baltimore Orioles legend Cal Ripken about his unmatched career. Plus, trivia worth listening to if you're a Nationals fan.

Sep 28, 2016

From Wednesday, September 28, 2016: Thom chats with Hall of Fame general manager Pat Gillick on his illustrious baseball career that includes multiple World Series titles. Mr. Gillick's colorful tales include one that almost landed him in D.C.

Sep 21, 2016

From Wednesday, September 21, 2016: Thom chats with Washington Senator Frank Howard, about his playing time in DC, his legacy with baseball in Washington, and more.

Sep 14, 2016

From Wednesday, September 14, 2016: Thom is joined by two time Super Bowl Champion and former Redskins defensive lineman Dave Butz as he looks back at his time in the NFL and offers some of his best stories from his time in Washington.

Sep 7, 2016

From Wednesday, September 7, 2016: Thom chats with Redskins defensive lineman Ricky Jean-Francois as the team prepares for its season opener vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Aug 31, 2016

From Wednesday, August 31, 2016: Thom chats with former heavyweight champion of the world and America's favorite grill master George Foreman.

Aug 24, 2016

From Wednesday, August 24, 2016: Thom is joined by 3 time Super Bowl Champion, former Redskins great Joe Jacoby

Aug 17, 2016

From Wednesday, August 17, 2016: Thom is joined by former Nationals longtime manager Davey Johnson to look back at his illustrious baseball career.

Aug 10, 2016

From Wednesday, August 10, 2016: Thom talks with Nats General Manager Mike Rizzo as the trade deadline has passed and the August stretch run begins.  The conversation includes his early days with the Nationals before they became postseason competitor.

Aug 3, 2016

From Wednesday, August 3, 2016: Thom chats with longtime friend of Muhammed Ali, Gene Kilroy.

Jul 27, 2016

From Wednesday, July 27, 2016: Thom is joined by Nationals manager Dusty Baker and delves into his unique relationships in baseball and in life. Plus, Thom runs through his individual history with each manager in Nationals history.

Jul 20, 2016

From Wednesday, July 20, 2016: Thom is joined by former Nationals President and current part owner of the Dodgers Stan Kasten for a conversation about his illustrious career in sports management and the early days of the Nats.

Jul 12, 2016

From Wednesday, July 13, 2016: In the debut podcast of Thom Loverro's Cigars and Curveballs, Thom is joined by former MLB great Bobby Bonilla.