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Thom Loverro

Thom Loverro

Thom Loverro has been a professional journalist since 1977, working for a number of newspapers, including eight years as a news editor and reporter for The Baltimore Sun, where he covered government, politics, and crime. He moved into sports writing when he joined The Washington Times in 1992. He moved to The Washington Examiner as a sports columnist in 2009 and returned to The Washington Times in 2013, where he is currently the lead sports columnist.

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Washington Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman (11) bats during an interleague baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels at Nationals Park Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

LOVERRO: Enjoy the Ryan Zimmerman comeback story

Zimmerman's rally from the last three seasons deserves to be talked about as much as Bryce Harper or any other player on the Nationals. Speaking of Harper, does Zimmerman think he will stay? Published August 17, 2017

Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden stands on the sideline in the second half of a preseason NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

LOVERRO: Are we sure Jay Gruden can coach?

Preseason delivers fake football, but last week brought up yet another instance when the Redskins were not prepared under Gruden's watch. Published August 13, 2017

Washington Redskins president Bruce Allen, right, speaks during an NFL football press conference where it was announced that Doug Williams, left, was named Senior Vice President of Player Personnel, Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

LOVERRO: Allen throws Cousins under bus

They called Bruce Allen the "Prince of Darkness" when he ran the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and this week he pulled out his poison pen to remind everyone why. Published July 18, 2017

Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) runs off the field after an NFL football game against the New York Giants in Landover, Md., Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. The New York Giants defeated the Washington Redskins 19-10. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

LOVERRO: Cousins has been ready to move on for years

If Monday, July 17, comes and goes without a long-term contract agreement between Kirk Cousins and the Washington Redskins, it will mean that the quarterback is one step closer to the goal he set for himself after he was drafted behind Robert Griffin III in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL draft. Published July 16, 2017