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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: June, 2018
Jun 25, 2018

From Wednesday, June 27, 2018: Washington Kastles and Washington City Paper owner Mark Ein joins the podcast. Mark tells Thom about his love for tennis, the area's excitement for the Caps championship, what the Kastles look like this year, why he bought the City Paper, and more. 

Jun 20, 2018

From Wednesday, June 20, 2018: Thom welcomes back his favorite manager Davey Johnson. Davey discusses playing on great, World Series winning Orioles teams (under Earl Weaver), being teammates with Hank Aaron, his distinguished managing career and more. Among the managerial topics touched on; his grudge against the other skipper in the 1986 World Series, his relationship with Peter Angelos and if was he OK with the "Strasburg shutdown."‚Äč

Jun 12, 2018

From Wednesday, June 13, 2018: Thom's next guest is sportscaster Lesley Visser. Lesley discusses her days as a sports writing where she was the first ever woman to cover the NFL as a beat reporter, when she got a random phone call from Bear Bryant, covering Final Fours, Olympics, and more.

Jun 4, 2018

From Wednesday, June 6, 2018: Former Heavyweight Champion of the World Larry Holmes joins Thom for more than just a discussion on their love of the Lehigh Valley. Larry talks about being Muhammed Ali's sparring partner at one point prior to eventually fighting him. They look back at his bouts against Ken Norton, Ernie Shavers, Gerry Cooney, and more.

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