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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: January, 2018
Jan 30, 2018

From Wednesday, January 31, 2018: Thom chats with one of the few Redskins to have been on all the Super Bowl teams in the Joe Gibbs era, tight end & 3 time champion Donnie Warren.  Donnie shares his story of coming to Washington (6:13), his favorite John Riggins story (20:23), his theory on why they lost Super Bowl 18 (32:15), Gibbs leaving & his affection for the coach, & more.

Jan 23, 2018

From Wednesday, January 24, 2018: Thom welcomes on one of the all time great voices of Boxing, "Colonel" Bob Sheridan. He talks about his distinguished Hall of Fame career including calling the "Rumble in the Jungle" (15:18),  "Thrilla in Manilla" (23:55), the night Tyson bit Holyfield (35:26),, and being in Tokyo for Buster Douglas' upset (41:10).

Jan 16, 2018

From Wednesday, January 17, 2018: Thom welcomes on former Dallas Cowboys All Pro Defensive Tackle, Co-Super Bowl MVP and Terp Randy White.  They discuss what led him to Maryland (6:46), playing for Tom Landry in Dallas (10:10), the Redskins/Cowboys rivalry in the 70's & 80's (26:21), & Joe Jacoby's Hall of Fame credentials (27:31).

Jan 9, 2018

From Wednesday January 10, 2018: Thom is joined by former Terp player and assistant coach when they won the National Title, Billy Hahn. Bill talks of why he left the state of Indiana to play at Maryland (7:30), his favorite memories of playing for Lefty Driesell and of Cole Field House (13:26), how he started to work for Gary Williams at his alma mater (25:58), Billy's take on Maryland's rivalries with Duke & UNC (36:34), his tenure as Lasalle's Head Coach (42:02), and more.

Jan 2, 2018

From Wednesday, January 3, 2017: Ernie Baur is a DC TV producer who saw it all. He and Thom reminisce on his illustrious career. 6:23 how he got his start in the biz, 12:39 Hanafi Siege coverage, 16:30 Birth of Warner’s catchphrase, 21:10 working w/ Glenn Brenner, and 25:28 getting to know and become friends with Sonny Jurgensen.

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