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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 and FourNine Productions.

Sports Rush: From Basketball Camp to The Pros

TJ Cline is a North Texas basketball product who played in college at Niagara and Richmond. He’s competed professionally overseas the last two years,...

Sports Rush: Preston Pearson Puts His Ring To Use

When you win a championship in pro sports, they give you a ring. Which is nice. But what do you do with it afterward?...

Sports Rush: Nolan Ryan On His Family and The Current Rangers

Nolan Ryan doesn’t have to keep a set schedule any more, other than showing up for the occasional interview with a sports blogger. But...

Sports Rush: What To Learn From College Gym

Attention sports that aren’t gymnastics: you could learn something from college gymnastics. Fort Worth hosted the National Collegiate Women's Gymnastics Championship over the weekend. It...

Sports Rush: Why A Hall of Fame Meant Something To Greg Swindell

Greg Swindell burst onto the national sports scene in the 1980s as one of the best pitchers in Texas Longhorns history.  He went on...

Sports Rush: Vaqueros Coach To Have Number Retired By Sidekicks

In 2019, Nick Stavrou enters his third year as head coach of the Fort Worth Vaqueros. He has guided the team to playoff berths...
Yale University

Sports Rush: Why Can’t I Buy My Kid’s Way Into Yale?

This weekend, I put some work into trying to help my niece show her value to college coaches. Our presentation focused on traditional attributes...
Ice Cube speaks

Sports Rush: Cube For Kids

As you might imagine, working for an alt weekly paper, I like music. I’m open to most styles, and, like a lot of amateur...

Sports Rush: Spring Training Is For Broadcasters, Too

Jared Sandler will spend a solid month in Spring Training with the Rangers. The 105.3 The FAN radio personality has responsibilities for the team’s...

Sports Rush: Chef Cris Vazquez Talks Beef and Baseball at the Stock Show

Chef Cris Vazquez serves as executive chef for Delaware North, the company who handles concessions for the Rangers at Glove Life Park. He has...