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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: 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,...
Dallas Renegades game

Sports Rush: Is All Sunny For The XFL?

In their second home game Sunday, the Dallas Renegades got a taste of two factors that could prove crucial to their longterm success. The Houston...

Sports Rush: Making Hockey A Sport For Everyone

In 1993, the Dallas Stars brought their sport to a whole new group of people when they moved to Texas from Minnesota. Much of...
Renegades Helmet

Sports Rush: Was Football History Made?

What teacher would assign a history test on a Sunday? We’re actually talking American professional football here, so historically speaking, that game is played on...

Sports Rush: The Biggest Week in Tennis

One could make the case that this is the top week of the year for the North Texas tennis scene. The ATP Challenger Tour...

Sports Rush: New Arlington Restaurant Also Offers Baseball

There’s a new restaurant opening in Tarrant County in 2020. The spacious dining area seats 40,000 guests, but it still might be advisable to...

Sports Rush: An Award Darren Woodson Deserves

Darren Woodson helped the Dallas Cowboys win three Super Bowls. The defensive back earned All-Pro honors three times and Pro Bowl selection on five...

Sports Rush: A Courageous Tackle

It takes a certain degree of courage to play the sport of American football. On every play, you know an opponent will likely attempt...

Sports Rush: A Job Interview In Your Chosen (Football) Field

The College Gridiron Showcase is in Fort Worth this week. It brings with it more than 200 former college football players. Their presence also...
Mike Tirico, Ed Belfour,. Craig Ludwig

Sports Rush: It Is The Hockey After All

The 2020 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic presents a study in contrasts. One one hand, it’s about a lot of things other than hockey. And...