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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' Bryce Harper sits in the dugout during the third inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

LOVERRO: The end of a season, and maybe an era, for Harper

This final seven-game Washington Nationals homestand, starting Thursday night against the New York Mets, is something special -- it will likely be the last time fans get to see Bryce Harper, a player who has become a legend in this town, in a Nationals uniform. Published September 18, 2018

LOVERRO: Sellout streak falls along with Redskins

In the first half of the Washington Redskins home opener Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, the video board at FedEx Field urged hometown fans on with this: "We can't hear you." With all the empty seats in the building, they might have added, "We can't see you, either." Published September 16, 2018

This Aug. 1 2018 photo shows a board at Harrah's casino in Atlantic City, N.J., listing the odds on pro football games in the first week of the NFL season. Resorts casino will begin taking sports bets in person on Wednesday, Aug. 15, becoming the fifth Atlantic City casino to do so. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

LOVERRO: Betting big on legalized sports gambling

If you live in Maryland, the District or Virginia, placing a perfectly legal bet on Saturday's Maryland-Texas game was just a short drive away. Betting on the Washington Redskins season? Just a matter of getting in your car and motoring over to Charles Town, West Virginia. Published September 2, 2018

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Robert Griffin III passes during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) **FILE**

LOVERRO: Griffin playing for his NFL life in meaningless 'revenge' game

Perhaps it is appropriate that this showdown finally happens on a meaningless stage in a meaningless game between a team coming off a losing season and a quarterback fighting to just make a roster in the NFL, while the rival is sitting on a pile of cash as the starter for a Super Bowl-favored team. Published August 28, 2018