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Rush Olson

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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 and FourNine Productions.
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Sports Rush: Past and Future at the Hockey Hall of Fame

Jayna Hefford is receiving a rare honor this weekend.  It’s one reserved for only the best in her sport. She earned her way here...
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Sports Rush: The CFP, UCF, and MOM

My mom’s going to be so mad at me. I kind of want Ohio State to lose this week. My parents met when they were...

Sports Rush: Pendleton and Ink

Those of us who work in the newspaper business, even the ones who just dabble in it, like me, tend to romanticize the profession’s...
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Sports Rush: Bonds Between Teammates Persist

Curtis Wilkerson played for the Rangers from 1983-88. For four of those seasons, he played infield defense behind a right-handed pitcher named José Guzmán....
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Sports Rush: Takeaways from Celebrity Softball

Thursday night, I got to watch world-class athletes engaged in competitive athletics. The event featured Heisman Trophy winners, NFL All-Pros, and MLB All-Stars. On...
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Sports Rush: Rachel Lindsay Knows Football

You might know Rachel Lindsay from her appearance on the Bachelorette television program. But she’s starting to become known for more than that as...
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Sports Rush: When Diamonds Came To Cowtown

Greg Williams has an unmatched history as a women’s basketball coach. He helmed teams in the first U.S. women’s league, the WBL. He coached...

Sports Rush: What To Make Of Tennis?

What did this weekend’s events indicate about the state of the game of tennis? We know for sure . . . Serena Williams lost the...
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Sports Rush: More Than Medals

In the video that makes up the meat of this blog post, I talked to three men who have been awarded medals. This is...
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Sports Rush: Toby Keith on Softball, Charity, and Unusual Names

Toby Keith loves sports. As we chatted after the video interview that is the centerpiece of this blog post, a replay of a college...