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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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Now displaying: December, 2017
Dec 27, 2017

From Wednesday, December 27, 2017: Thom welcomes on former longtime Capitals GM George McPhee.  They discuss his long tenure in Washington, highlighted by a trip to the Stanley Cup Finals, the Jaromir Jagr acquisition, and the beginning and middle of the Alex Ovechkin Era in DC. Plus, his new role as GM for the expansion Las Vegas Golden Knights, and the excitement it's brought to that city.

Dec 20, 2017

From Wednesday, December 20, 2017: Thom is joined by a man who has seen it all in the boxing world, starting with Muhammed Ali at a young age.  An expert story-teller who has worked with Howard Cosell, Don King, Mike Tyson, and more.

Dec 13, 2017

From Wednesday, December 13, 2017: Thom is joined by NFL Hall of Fame safety Ken Houston. Ken discusses growing up in Texas and playing for the Houston Oilers. He then covers his time as a Washington Redskin that includes his famous game saving tackle against the Dalas Cowboys in 1973. He career highlights include an amazing run of being in 12 straight Pro Bowls.

Dec 6, 2017

From Wednesday, December 6, 2017: Thom welcomes on author George Pelecanos. George, a D.C. native, has incorporated Washington into many of his works and also has been part of the writing team on HBO hits such as "The Wire," "Treme" and "The Deuce."

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