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Sports Rush: Mazara Is In A Great Position

Rush Olson
We’ve known a lot about Texas Rangers outfielder Nomar Mazara since he became a rich man at the age of sixteen years old. The Rangers paid the Dominican millions to join their organization, and baseball’s prospect e...


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Sports Rush: A Playoff Crowd (Sort Of)

Rush Olson
If the Cowboys played the Cleveland Browns in the Super Bowl at the same time a last-place Rangers team took on a first-place Oakland A’s squad, how big a crowd would the baseball game draw? Yes, I realize it’s a prepostero...



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Sports Rush: Jeff Banister and Cat Osterman Discuss Coaching

Rush Olson
“Athletes want to know do you care about me And can you help me get to the next level? And that’s it. You care by developing a relationship.” Rangers manager Jeff Banister Banister’s statement came as part of a prog...


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Smoking in the Transgender Bathroom

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Still on the fence about who to support in the Fort Worth school district’s transgender brouhaha? Well, let’s say you are leaning toward supporting the faction that wants to fire Superintendent Kent Scribner for clarifying ...



Rush Olsen and Rangers Captain have fun with the crowd before games at the ballpark.

Sports Rush

Rush Olson
Could your brain handle the pressure of standing on the dugout in front of fans at the Texas Rangers ballpark, competing in a game in which you try to decide whether a phrase describes weather, baseball, or has been created out...


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Sports Rush: Spring Training Finds

Rush Olson
If you visit Surprise, Arizona for Rangers spring training, you probably won’t find yourself needing to source several bags of whole pecans. You likely won’t find yourself at the mall seeking the cheesiest temporary tattoos...



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Baseball Makes the Arlington City Council’s Nice List

Rush Olson
As Rangers Captain pulled the small box from under the tree, he knew it didn’t contain a bicycle. While he started to unwrap it, his friends from the Arlington City Council explained their gift. “Well, see, we knew you want...


THE TORONTO BLUE JAYS ARE THE NICKLEBACK OF BASEBALL; CANADA IS THE ALANIS MORRISETTE OF COUNTRIES; AND BOTH CAN FLING THEIR BATS AND TRASH STRAIGHT TO HELL, EH?

About That Guaranteed Rangers Win …

Jeff Prince
The guaranteed Texas Rangers victory predicted in yesterday’s Blotch post was made in earnest. I did not know the baseball gods were about to turn their wrath knobs to 10 in the final game of the AL Division Series. How c...



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Gov. Twittergate

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In a reckless moment of sports ecstasy (“ecsportsy”?), Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted a congratulatory message in celebration of the Houston Astros’ win over the Kansas City Royals in the American League Division Series on Mond...


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Texas Rangers Guaranteed To Win Division Series

Jeff Prince
Precedent has been set regarding predicting wins before the final out (see photo at left). But the Texas Rangers will win today. Think about it. The team stumbled into the 2015 season with the ghost of Nolan Ryan still drawling...