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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: A Courageous Tackle

It takes a certain degree of courage to play the sport of American football. On every play, you know an opponent will likely attempt...

Sports Rush: A Job Interview In Your Chosen (Football) Field

The College Gridiron Showcase is in Fort Worth this week. It brings with it more than 200 former college football players. Their presence also...
Mike Tirico, Ed Belfour,. Craig Ludwig

Sports Rush: It Is The Hockey After All

The 2020 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic presents a study in contrasts. One one hand, it’s about a lot of things other than hockey. And...
Jason Garrett at Cowboys Training Camp 2017

Sports Rush: Should Cowboys History Repeat Itself?

It was the turn of a decade, and the Dallas Cowboys were in the midst of a controversy. The team had a reputation for...

Sports Rush: Sports Stories On The Table

One of the great things about high-level sports is you can pretty much count on great stories coming out of the competition. That’s true...

Sports Rush: Why Troy Aikman Stays United

When was the first time you became aware there was such a thing as a charity? I think the organization that first brought the...

Sports Rush: TCU Game Truly A Classic

Raegan Pebley’s TCU women’s basketball team sits undefeated through the first six games of her 16th season as a head coach. Pebley is only...

Sports Rush: Stars Smile For St. Philip’s

This statement made Dallas Stars captain Jamie Benn smile: “I like it that Mr. Benn won the Art Ross Trophy as the league’s leading...
TWU Athletic HOF 2019 Inductees

Sports Rush: Wesleyan Honors More Than Athletes

When Texas Wesleyan University president Frederick Slabach spoke during the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame banquet Friday night, he noted that athletes “learn lessons...

Sports Rush: A New Arena Era Begins

Will Rogers Coliseum opened in 1936. Tarrant County authorities opened a convention center that included an arena on the south side of downtown Fort...