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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 Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) runs off the field after an NFL football game against Arizona Cardinals in Landover, Md., Sunday, Dec 17, 2017. The Redskins defeated the Cardinals 20-15. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

LOVERRO: Redskins get scary look at Ghost of Quarterback Future

Quarterback Kirk Cousins didn't have a particularly good game Sunday in the Redskins' 20-15 win over the Arizona Cardinals before the silent and invisible majority at FedEx Field. But he found the end zone twice and played well enough for his team to win. Published December 17, 2017

Tiger Woods speaks at a press conference at the Albany Golf Club in Nassau, Bahamas, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. Woods is playing in this weeks Hero World Challenge, his first tournament since fusion surgery on his lower back in April. (AP Photo/Doug Ferguson)

LOVERRO: Forget the opioids, let's ask about Tiger's swing

Maybe, in between all the excitement about Woods' return to the golf course Thursday in the Hero World Challenge, someone will mention the words Tiger Woods and addiction. It won't be Woods, that's for sure. Published November 28, 2017

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum (7) greets fans after an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in Landover, Md., Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. The Vikings defeated the Redskins 38-30. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

LOVERRO: Home-field advantage an increasing rarity for Snyder's Redskins

You wouldn't have had to wait until Redskins fans were already sitting in traffic, fleeing the scene, to determine that the Redskins do not enjoy what is known as in other stadiums as home-field advantage. You could see it at kickoff, with about 15,000 empty seats and perhaps another 15,000 Vikings fans in purple. Published November 12, 2017

Chicago White Sox catcher Carlton Fisk, left, chases Baltimore Orioles Al Bumbry toward first base after a dropped third strike in the first inning of Game 3 of the American League playoffs in Chicago, Oct. 7, 1983. Fisk tagged Bumbry out. (AP Photo/Bob Daugherty) **FILE**

LOVERRO: Orioles taught Bumbry a lot, Vietnam even more

Al Bumbry, like many who played in Baltimore, was brought up on the "Oriole Way," a philosophical approach to the craft of baseball that ran through the organization, particularly during the glory years. But it was in Vietnam that he learned about life and leadership. Published November 9, 2017