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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 29, 2018

From Wednesday, May 30, 2018: Thom brings on the former sports editor of the powerhouse Washington Post sports section. They go over his early newspaper career, covering the 70's Redskins, working with and editing for big names in the "biz", and being the ombudsman for ESPN.

May 21, 2018

From Wednesday, May 23, 2018: Thom chats with former Maryland football player & NFLer Pete Koch. They look back at his time in College Park playing for Jerry Claiborne & Bobby Ross (10:30), time in the NFL that included playing for Mike Shanahan in LA (18:55), his famous scene with Clint Eastwood in "Heartbreak Ridge" (34:34), and more.

May 14, 2018

From Wednesday, May 16, 2018: Longtime broadcaster Charley Steiner is this week's guest as he & Thom reminisce about the days they both covered boxing, working for Donald Trump when calling USFL games (11:12), moving from radio to ESPN (16:27), calling both Yankees and Dodgers games in his career & more (29:30).

May 7, 2018

Super Agent Leigh Steinberg joins Thom this week to discuss his past & new A-list clients. They cover how NFL GM's have changed (21:55), new safety measures in the NFL (23:30), and the obligatory Jerry Maguire question (30:25).

May 1, 2018

From Wednesday, May 2, 2018: Thom brings on former MLB Outfielder Eric Byrnes, known as a colorful character in his playing days. They start with his brief stint in Baltimore, his recent speed golf achievements, hard playing style, experience with Lee Mazzilli. Then they close with the human element in the sabermetrics era and being involved in a brawl in his first game (38:10).

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