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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: NFL Player Competes Against Sexual Violence

Each year, the United States designates a whole month (April) as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The nation’s football programs have an unfortunate reputation for...
Oklahoma wins NCAA Gymnastics

Sports Rush: Gymnastics Event In FW Shows Why Women’s Sports Are On The Rise

If you’ve never been to a college gymnastics meet, you may not realize the experience goes well beyond seeing if a competitor can earn...
Will Malcom after his game-winning goal

Sports Rush: The World Needs Rivalries Like This One

Was Saturday night’s lacrosse match in Fort Worth a rivalry game? I’d like to think so. The Saskatchewan Rush played Panther City Lacrosse Club. As...
A rugby union match in Arlington

Sport Rush: Rugby Team Indicative Of Golden Age Of Sport

One of the pregame videos that played on the Choctaw Stadium video board Saturday night referenced rugby culture. It explained the tradition whereby players...

Sports Rush: A Tennis Trek

In an individual sport like tennis, players’ journeys to its top levels vary as widely as the myriad of countries that produce them. This...

Sports Rush: Forward Thinking About Women’s Basketball History

Charli Collier has a lot to look forward to in 2022. She’ll try to build on a season that saw her named to the...

Sports Rush: Will Malcom’s Got My Back

I have a longtime friend named “Rip.” It’s not short for “Riptide.” He’s a musician, and so is “Seal,” which is not the same...

Sports Rush: Panther City LAX Looks To Shape Success

For professional sports entities outside the top tier of the most popular pastimes, success equates with survival. Can you bring in enough revenue to...

Cops Partner With Former Ballers For Hunger Drive

Willie Davis used to live not far from Trademark Church in southwestern Fort Worth. I don’t know if his neighbors at the time realized...
Panther City LAX players

Sports Rush: Working On A Rivalry

I’ve decided to try hating Saskatchewan. Well, not hate. I ha-, um, dislike hate in a general sense. But I’m going to work up at...