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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.

Sports Rush: A Simpler Time For Sports

So, how do you watch sports? This used to be a simple question, right? You either went to the game or you turned on...

Sports Rush: Showcasing More Than Sport

One could characterize Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art, on display at the Amon Carter Museum through January 7, as...
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Sports Rush: Emmitt and Pat Smith’s Pitch

High-profile athletes can help deserving causes in more ways than one. They can use their celebrity status and the platform sports provides to bring...
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Sports Rush: Talking Thanksgiving

The opportunity to help folks in need at Thanksgiving offers the giver certain rewards, like a sense of satisfaction . . . a feeling...
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Sports Rush: Female-Friendly Firearms

Jeanie Almond shoots a gun well enough to have competed at this country’s top levels of competition. She’s also a mom, a grandmother, and...

Sports Rush: Right To Know

Is it ok for a sports reporter to have a favorite team? Actually, it doesn’t matter whether it’s acceptable. It’s inevitable. But pressboxes in stadia...
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Sports Rush: Endurance Medicine

Dr. Linda Sanders has provided medical services to endurance races on multiple continents. She has worked in conditions cold and hot, mountainous and desert,...

Sports Rush: Out of Position

Sometimes a colleague at work calls in sick and you have to cover. You answer his phone. You check on her accounts. You kick...
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Sports Rush: Stars in College Hockey Country

Brad Berry played in the Dallas Stars organization for a number of years, including a couple of seasons in Minnesota, several with the top...
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Sports Rush: Sport and Politics: Splitsville?

Sports and politics have gotten into a bit of a spat. Championship teams spurning White House visits or having their invitations rescinded; Massive outrage from...