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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: 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...

Sports Rush: Gymnastics At Home In Cowtown

The city of Fort Worth has become an attractive destination for artistic gymnastics events. The municipality just hosted the National Collegiate Women's Gymnastics Championship,...

Sports Rush: Bridging The Hockey Gap

Did your dad used to flood the yard every winter so you could work on your skating and puck handling? Did you and your...
basketball court in Haikou City, China

Sports Rush: Will History Dunk on “China?”

I keep reading the NBA has a problem with “China.” “China” has raised a ruckus over a general manager’s tweet. The NBA has knuckled...

Sports Rush: Emily Jones On The Ballpark’s Finale

You might look at Emily Jones’s job a television reporter who covers world-class athletes and figure it’s pretty glamorous. Actually, there’s some...

Sports Rush: Will The Wings Be Flying Fast In 2020?

By way of disclosure, I should mention that the Dallas Wings hired my company to produce some halftime features for their television broadcasts on...