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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: Panther City Lacrosse Expands Youthfully

For many expansion clubs, the thing fans look forward to the most in their first season is, well, their second season (or beyond). The...

Sports Rush: Derek Harper Talks Basketball With FW Kids

Derek Harper has a deep voice. It no doubt makes him sound more authoritative when he analyzes Dallas Mavericks games on Bally Sports Southwest...

Sports Rush: NFL Player Competes Against Sexual Violence

Each year, the United States designates a whole month (April) as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The nation’s football programs have an unfortunate reputation for...
Oklahoma wins NCAA Gymnastics

Sports Rush: Gymnastics Event In FW Shows Why Women’s Sports Are On The Rise

If you’ve never been to a college gymnastics meet, you may not realize the experience goes well beyond seeing if a competitor can earn...
Will Malcom after his game-winning goal

Sports Rush: The World Needs Rivalries Like This One

Was Saturday night’s lacrosse match in Fort Worth a rivalry game? I’d like to think so. The Saskatchewan Rush played Panther City Lacrosse Club. As...
A rugby union match in Arlington

Sport Rush: Rugby Team Indicative Of Golden Age Of Sport

One of the pregame videos that played on the Choctaw Stadium video board Saturday night referenced rugby culture. It explained the tradition whereby players...

Sports Rush: A Tennis Trek

In an individual sport like tennis, players’ journeys to its top levels vary as widely as the myriad of countries that produce them. This...

Sports Rush: Forward Thinking About Women’s Basketball History

Charli Collier has a lot to look forward to in 2022. She’ll try to build on a season that saw her named to the...

Sports Rush: Will Malcom’s Got My Back

I have a longtime friend named “Rip.” It’s not short for “Riptide.” He’s a musician, and so is “Seal,” which is not the same...

Sports Rush: Panther City LAX Looks To Shape Success

For professional sports entities outside the top tier of the most popular pastimes, success equates with survival. Can you bring in enough revenue to...