Mike Lurie

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The Washington Redskin announced that they are officially changing the name after years of resistance. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush talked with east coast sports writer Mike Lurie about its history and what it may mean for other teams.

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The sudden death of famed basketball player Kobe Bryant shocked the sports world. He built a career not only on the court but an image that was beloved by fans. We talked with East Coast sports writer Mike Lurie about his legacy on and off the court.

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The fate of former Forty-Niner quarterback Colin Kaepernick has roused a national movement with players in not just the professional leagues bending down on one knee during the National Anthem to protest the treatment of African Americans by police. Delmarva Public Radio's Don Rush took up the issue with East Coast sports writer and commentator Mike Lurie to examine the issue that has not hit the NFL.

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Superbowl Sunday is just day away. So, we check in with East Coast sports writer and commentator Mike Lurie takes a look at the quarterbacks and a Salisbury University connection in this interview with Delmarva Public Radio's Don Rush

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The Daytona 500 did not feature Kurt Busch this year. The NASCAR driver is the first to be suspended by the organization for domestic violence. The incident follows on the heels of the suspension of Ravens football player Ray Rice. Delmarva Public Radio's Don Rush spoke with East Coast sports writer Mike Lurie about why there appeared to be less outcry over Busch than Rice.

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This week the NFL officially begins the football season. But, the issue of domestic violence by its players may not go away anytime soon. Just after the two game suspension of Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens, the commissioner announced a tougher six game suspension for the first a offense and banishment for the second. And, now a second player from the 49ers is looking at allegations. Delmarva Public Radio's Don Rush talked with East Coast sports writer and commentator Mike Lurie on the implications of the domestic violence in the League.

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This month Ravens running back Ray Rice found himself apologizing after being given a two game suspension for an altercation with his fiance.  The incident has raised questions about whether the National Football League is doing enough to combat domestic violence and has led to criticism from several U.S. Senators. Delmarva Public Radio's Don Rush talked with East Coast Sports writer Mike Lurie about the issue as well as the growing chorus calling for changing the name of the Washington Redskins.