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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: 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...

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...

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...

Sports Rush: Big In Many Ways

Jerome Williams played in the NBA for Detroit, Toronto, Chicago, and the New York Knicks. Before he made the big-time, he spent years developing...

Sports Rush: A Big Boost

Ricky Davis led the Big3 3-on-3 basketball league in scoring this season. According to his colleague Jerome Williams, he scored even more off the...

Sports Rush: Pudge On Pizza

Do you remember the time when Iván “Pudge” Rodríguez chased a foul ball toward the seats, and when a lady on the front row...

Sports Rush: Wings’ Effort Can Still Pay Off

You could look at last night’s Dallas Wings loss to the Chicago Sky as a game they should have won, leading by four points...

Sports Rush: Sports Influences and Influencers

Geoff Moore serves as President and COO of Envy Gaming. They’re a top esports franchise, fielding teams competing in a number different competitions. He’s...

Sports Rush: Music + Hoops in Arlington

Arlington is home base for a man who has won multiple Grammys - the gospel singer Kirk Franklin. It’s also home to a WNBA...