Category Archives: Thom Loverro

A Tribute To “Mr. Cub”

A Tribute To “Mr. Cub”

Ernie Banks was baseball royalty, and his passing on Jan. 23, saddened not just the sports world but anyone who ever got a chance to listen to the man who spread sunshine wherever he went.Continue Reading

Happy 80th birthday Elvis!

Happy 80th birthday Elvis!

Elvis was a big football fan. In an interview conducted at a World Football League game between the Memphis Southmen and the Charlotte Hornets in 1975 — what does that tell you about how big a football fan Elvis was?Continue Reading

The Trade Bowl

The Trade Bowl

Last week it was the draft bowl — Andrew Luck vs. Robert Griffin III, and Redskins fans wondering what might have been if the Indianapolis Colts had fallen in love with Griffin over Luck for the first pick of the 2012 draft.Continue Reading

Postseason Press Box memories — part 2

Postseason Press Box memories — part 2

The Washington Times stopped sending me to cover postseason baseball after 1997 for several reasons. The business was changing, and not for the better. Deadlines were getting worse, as newspaper distribution grew wider and wider in geography.Continue Reading

Postseason Press Box memories — part 2

Postseason Press Box memories — part 2

The Washington Times stopped sending me to cover postseason baseball after 1997 for several reasons. The business was changing, and not for the better. Deadlines were getting worse, as newspaper distribution grew wider and wider in geography.Continue Reading