Thom chats with former Maryland football player & NFLer Pete Koch. They look back at his time in College Park playing for Jerry Claiborne & Bobby Ross (10:30), time in the NFL that included playing for Mike Shanahan in LA (18:55), his famous scene with Clint Eastwood in "Heartbreak Ridge" (34:34), and more.
Longtime broadcaster Charley Steiner is this week's guest as he & Thom reminisce about the days they both covered boxing, working for Donald Trump when calling USFL games (11:12), moving from radio to ESPN (16:27), calling both Yankees and Dodgers games in his career & more (29:30).
Super Agent Leigh Steinberg joins Thom this week to discuss his past & new A list clients. They cover how NFL GM's have changed (21:55), new safety measures in the NFL (23:30), and the obligatory Jerry Maguire question (30:25).
Thom brings on former MLB Outfielder Eric Byrnes, known as a colorful character in his playing days. They start with his brief stint in Baltimore, his recent speed golf achievements, hard playing style, experience with Lee Mazzilli. The they close with the human element in the sabermetrics era and being involved in a brawl in his first game.
Thom is joined by former All Star Center Fielder Andy Van Slyke. They cover his career that began in St. Louis before he was traded to Pittsburgh where we saw much success alongside his teammate Barry Bonds. Thom lets Andy know how he shares some responsibility for him landing with the Orioles, Andy's post playing career that includes writing, and his thoughts on Bryce Harper & the Nats.
Thom welcomes on recent Nats Manager Dusty Baker to talk about the immediate aftermath of his life following the 2 NL East Titles in Washington. Conversation begins with Dusty returning to the Giants organization, how he dealt with his tenure ending in DC (10:01), the time he was Dave Martinez's skipper in San Francisco (23:56), his relationship with Bryce Harper (28:36), and more.
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Thom Loverro has been a professional journalist for 40 years and has won more than 40 awards for his work. He is also one of the most popular sports talk show hosts in Washington, D.C., and the author of 11 books. You can find out more about him at www.thomloverro.com.