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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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May 31, 2017

From Wednesday, May 31, 2017: Thom talks to his co-professor and long-time sports executive Marty Conway. They cover a slew of issues surrounding sports and business including Mr. Conway's time at AOL, working for the Orioles at the beginning of Camden Yards, knowing George W. Bush (before he became president), his latest take on the MASN situation and much more.

May 24, 2017

From Wednesday, May 24, 2017: Thom catches up with old friend and former Nationals Manager Manny Acta who is in DC this week with the visiting Seattle Mariners. They discuss what it's like coaching Robinson Cano, his time managing the Nats and what he thinks of the team now.

May 17, 2017

From Wednesday, May 17, 2017: Thom interviews former Terp, MLB pitcher and longtime Hollywood film producer Mark Ciardi this week. They talk about his time with the Milwaukee Brewers, working on movies such "The Rookie" and "Miracle," and preparing to speak at University of Maryland graduation.

May 10, 2017

From Wednesday, May 10, 2017: Thom is pleased to interview John Schulian, a man who has traveled from the press box to Hollywood. They discuss his career stops along the way and the television shows he worked on including being the co-creator of "Xena: Warrior Princess" and a story editor on "Miami Vice."

May 3, 2017

From Wednesday, May 3, 2017: Thom is joined by the man who has called more boxing matches than any other broadcaster, the legendary Jim Lampley. They talk about his illustrious career that included working at ABC while still attending the University of North Carolina and being one of the few broadcasters in the arena when the Americans upset the Russians in the 1980 Winter Olympics. They also discuss some of the memorable bouts he called, and Mr. Lampley offers a preview of the Canelo vs. Chavez fight.

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