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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: Fox Sports Goes To Mavs Media Day

The entire Dallas Mavericks roster hit the court in full uniform for the first time Monday. I’m here to provide you some exclusive insight...

Sports Rush : 41-Love

Charity sporting events seem to usually possess an interesting mix of competitive energies and laid-back attitudes. One always wants to win, and to play...

Sports Rush: Playing For The Crowd

Burton Gilliam has contributed his acting talents to lots of films and TV series, including memorable roles in the likes of Blazing Saddles, Fletch,...

Sports Rush: Winging It To Rio

Dallas Wings guard Erin Phillips left the team for a month earlier this season for a trip to a popular vacation destination. Phillips didn’t...

Sports Rush: From Struggle, Softball Success

When you’re the “all-time winningest” at anything, you have clearly accomplished a lot. A lot of times, you’ve also had to get past all...

Sports Rush: The Mascot Whisperer

It’s not easy to be an anthropomorphic wasp. Ditto a supersized pirate or a latter-day centurion. To start with, do you even know where your...

Sports Rush: The Big Leagues of Officiating

At a recent event, a youngster got to meet his basketball idol, someone he’s loved watching perform on national television.  The pro provided the...

Sports Rush: Of Tex and Texas

The Yankees announced this week that the last reason a Rangers fan might reasonably have to cheer for them to win a ballgame will...

Sports Rush : Good Calls – Talking with Mike Pereira of Fox Sports

One of the best calls Mike Pereira ever made : starting a charitable initiative that both helps veterans and meets a need within the...

Sports Rush: Keeping the Olympics From Flaming Out

This year, the buzz about Olympic athletes has revolved in large part around those not going to Brazil.  Some fear the Zika virus. Others...