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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: NASCAR is Semi-Serious Business

Sports are supposed to be fun, but since the aim is to win, a competitor also has to take certain aspects of them seriously...

Playing to the Crowd: Thoughts on “Director’s Cut” by Adam Rifkin and Penn Jillette

Director Adam Rifkin and writer/performer Penn Jillette needed their film "Director's Cut" to be more than a movie. In fact, they needed it to...

Sports Rush: Pig Out at The Ballgame

This is not your father’s ballpark brat, although you may want to bring Pops along to help you eat it. We refer to a new...

Sports Rush: Fort Worth Gets Into The Game

Last week, the Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) announced it had formed a sports marketing department. The focus will be promoting the...

Sports Rush: Bernie Ball

There’s a race going on, one that generates more attention than even the biggest Olympic 100-meter dash or New York Marathon. A few finalists...

Sports Rush: Sponsoring Sharapova?

For years, Maria Sharapova’s sponsors had a pretty easy decision to make about whether she made a good spokeswoman for their products. The tennis...

Sports Rush: The Spicy Sport

Food and sport have a symbiotic relationship. We love to combine vittles with victories. The marriage of a hot dog and a ballgame let...

Sports Rush: Five Reasons March is Mad

The name “March” sounds like a military PT regimen. The sports phrase most associated with the month implies a certain mad-as-a-March-hare kind of crazy....

Sports Rush: Spring Training Finds

If you visit Surprise, Arizona for Rangers spring training, you probably won’t find yourself needing to source several bags of whole pecans. You likely...

Sports Rush: Rugby in Round Rock

Our sports reporter went to Dell Diamond stadium in Round Rock to check out some rugby.       https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ryEANL3-9oE