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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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Aug 30, 2017

From Wednesday, August 30, 2017: Thom is joined by his former colleague at the Baltimore Sun, David Simon. He is best known for his work with the the HBO show "The Wire." They discuss his new series "The Deuce," being associated with "The Wire," working at a newspaper, the possibility of a "Wire" movie and more.

Aug 23, 2017

From Wednesday, August 23, 2017: Thom talks to D.C. television host and former boxing manager Rock Newman. They cover how he came to manage former heavyweight champ Riddick Bowe, getting to know Eddie Futch, the Bowe versus Holyfield bouts, negotiating with Donald Trump, the Fan Man incident, his baseball career at Howard, his love of sports and more.

Aug 16, 2017

From Wednesday, August 16, 2017: Thom chats with longtime Washington Nationals' star first baseman Ryan Zimmerman. They discuss Mr. Zimmerman almost being drafted by the Royals, his being called up to the big leagues, playing for Dusty Baker, his thoughts on if Bryce Harper will be his teammate in 2018 and more.

Aug 9, 2017

From Wednesday, August 9, 2017: Thom chats with former Baltimore Orioles All Star closer Gregg Olson. They cover his stellar high school years, being replaced by Frank Thomas, playing in Baltimore for Frank Robinson and the 1989 Orioles, his thoughts on how his time in Baltimore ended, pitching for the expansion Arizona Diamondbacks, the state of relief pitching today and much more.

Aug 2, 2017

From Wednesday, August 2, 2017: Thom is joined by Redskins Super Bowl champion, kick returner and defensive back Mike Nelms. They discuss what it was like for the native Texan to play on the other side of the Redskins/Cowboys rivalry, what led him to the CFL, his work with coaches Jack Pardee and Joe Gibbs, being on special teams, what he did during the players strike, the Super Bowl winning season, the pain of losing a Super Bowl, and more.

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