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Rush Olson

Rush Olson has spent two decades directing creative efforts for sports teams and broadcasters. When not writing his Sports Rush blog for the Weekly, he creates television programs, ad campaigns, content marketing, and related creative projects for sports entities and more through Rush Olson Creative & Sports, Mint Farm Films, and FourNine Productions.

Sports Rush: A Former Ranger’s Viral Hits

Jeff Frye wants to help your kid hit baseballs. He doesn’t want you to hire him as a swing coach, though. No, in fact,...

Not A Tough Call

This year’s Texas high school football state championship games wrap up this weekend. When I say “this year’s,” of course, I really mean “last...

Sports Rush: Hunting More Than Birdies

Torii Hunter hit 353 Major League home runs. His first came in 1999 in old Tiger Stadium. According to Baseball-Reference.com, he hit it a...
Dallas Stars TV camera

Sports Rush: Broadcasting Bubble

Unless you’re a player, coach, official, front office employee, or one of those birds that sneaks into enclosed arenas sometimes, you can’t attend a...
Globe Life Field

Sports Rush: Test Matches

Professional sport has often contributed to society. Besides the enjoyment it gives us and the healthy lifestyles it often models, its teams, players, leagues,...
AT&T Stadium Hosts The 2014 Final Four

Sports Rush: Neutralizing The Opposition

The NFL just cancelled the Hall of Fame Game between the Cowboys and Steelers. If you hadn’t been taking the virus seriously before now,...
Dickies Arena

Sports Rush: NHL (Should Be) Coming to Fort Worth

The National Hockey League continues inching toward restarting its season. It should consider doing so in Fort Worth. Not just Cowtown, of course. The entirety...
Globe Life Field

Sports Rush: Baseball Has More Than A Season On The Line

The future of the Texas Rangers sits empty in Arlington. The team had hopes that Globe Life Field and its retractable roof would create...
Dallas Wings

Sports Rush: Youth Is Everything For The Wings

“I don’t think it’s fair to say we’re rebuilding because we are very talented now and I think five or ten years down the...

Sports Rush: Getting Into Busted Brackets

I feel like I missed my chance at having a killer NCAA Tournament bracket. Friday, I worked the Dallas Influencers in Sports and Entertainment luncheon,...