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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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Columns by Thom Loverro

LOVERRO: Smoltz is last of dying breed

Washington fans, watch John Smoltz closely Thursday night when he makes his first start in a Boston Red Sox uniform. He is the last dinosaur, the one surviving member of a species that dominated the pitching mounds of major league fields for more than 20 years. Published June 25, 2009

Loverro: Stench of Bowden era makes judgment unfair

When the Toronto Blue Jays, in the District to play a three-game series against the Nationals starting Friday night, used to play this franchise in its former life as the Montreal Expos, it was touted as a Canadian rivalry. As if the French-speaking province of Quebec, where trying to secede from Canada was a sport of its own, needed a baseball game to fuel bitter feelings. Published June 20, 2009

Loverro: Relieving pressure

With all the hoopla surrounding the Washington Nationals drafting can't-miss super prospect pitcher Stephen Strasburg, it's worth noting the cautionary tale of Clint Everts. Published June 18, 2009

LOVERRO: It’s not exactly observe and report for Dibble

Rob Dibble will tell you that he is just an "observer" when he does the color analysis on Washington Nationals telecasts. He is "just a guy sitting up [in the booth] watching it like everybody else." Published June 15, 2009