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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

Thom Loverro: Giants aren’t team that shoots itself

You know what it is in the NFL when one of the best offensive players shoots himself in a nightclub and his teammate and team's defensive leader is implicated with getting rid of the gun? Published December 1, 2008

LOVERRO: Granting power before BALCO

Tower of Power came out of California in the late 1960s with a wall of sound created by one the best horn bands of the era - a funk sound ahead of its time. Published November 22, 2008

THOM LOVERRO: A spectacle that’s a sweeter science

A former NCAA heavyweight wrestling champion will battle a four-time national Greco-Roman wrestling champion Saturday night, and 12,000 people will pay big bucks to watch it happen live at the Mandalay Bay arena in Las Vegas. Published November 15, 2008

Thom Loverro: A lovely welcome for Kolzig

The night at Verizon Center began pretty much as expected for a sports icon in an opposing uniform returning to the city that identified with Olie Kolzig for so long. Published November 11, 2008

THOM LOVERRO: In ring, losers’ legacies live on

Fight Night, the annual boxing charity event that attracts the District's deepest pockets for a night of Epicurean excess, went off Thursday night without the slightest evidence of poverty - the Dow Jones be damned. Published November 8, 2008

Have a nice stay

Thom Loverro: Stuck in Wilmington. Published October 29, 2008

Theodore recognizes his purpose

Thom Loverro: You can't have too many results like the seven goals the Capitals allowed against the Thrashers, or else it defeats the purpose of having a goalie Published October 12, 2008