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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: An Awesome Crossover

Friday night at the 13th annual Dick Vitale Gala, sport had a prominent presence. I was reminded of it every time the crowd would...

Sports Rush: Cycling Through History

It was the worst bike wreck I ever had. We used to careen down the hill at top speed, and one day my red...
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Sports Rush: Cowboys, Buckeyes, and Lifetime Bonds

Everson Walls made four Pro Bowls as an NFL defensive back, largely on the strength of his ability to take footballs away from the...
Tom Grieve Interviews Pudge Rodríguez

Sports Rush: A Baseball Forum

The column today is an excuse to share some great baseball stories. It’s baseball season, and if you’re a local baseball fan, hearing tales...

Sports Rush: The Dale Hansen I Didn’t Know

When a television personality speaks to us every night electronically, we often feel like we know that person. Thanks to the various jobs I’ve tried...
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Sports Rush: Wayne Kostroski, Tastemaker

In 1992, with the Super Bowl coming to the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, Minnesota restauranteur Wayne Kostroski spearheaded a charity event designed to raise...
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Sports Rush: A New Look for the Vaqueros

The Fort Worth Vaqueros will adopt a new look this year. They actually do so every year, as the team uses a lottery system...

Sports Rush: Stories Make a Final Four Memorable

The NCAA Basketball tournaments finished Monday: What will be their memorable Final Four storylines? The men’s side didn’t have closely contested games, but it...

Sports Rush: Big Decision or No Big Deal?

A woman got hired to coach in an established men’s league. And she instantly became the most qualified head honcho in the circuit. This past...
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Sports Rush: Catching Up With José Guzmán

José Guzmán posted double-digit wins in four different seasons for the Rangers in the 1980s and early ’90s (and was 2 bWAR or better...