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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.
Dallas Wings huddle

Sports Rush: Winging It

Tuesday night at Arlington’s College Park Center, the Dallas Wings played their third game in five days. The contest against the Minnesota Lynx followed road...
Panther City Lacrosse Club plays Calgary

Sports Rush: Panther City Lacrosse Already Making History

Never in the history of sports has one city’s purple-clad men’s basketball, football, and box lacrosse teams, along with women’s rifle and equestrian squads,...
Sports executives discuss diversity at the Women's Final Four

Sports Rush: Football and The Final Four

I saw Emmitt Smith at the Women’s Final Four. The Pro Football Hall of Famer passed me as I walked through the American Airlines Center...
2023 Women's Final Four postgame celebration

Sports Rush: Final Four Puts History In Its Sights

The NCAA Women’s Final Four put history on display this weekend in North Texas. As Dallas Sports Commission Executive Director Monica Paul explained during the...

Sports Rush: Panther City Lacrosse Expands Youthfully

For many expansion clubs, the thing fans look forward to the most in their first season is, well, their second season (or beyond). The...

Sports Rush: Derek Harper Talks Basketball With FW Kids

Derek Harper has a deep voice. It no doubt makes him sound more authoritative when he analyzes Dallas Mavericks games on Bally Sports Southwest...

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...