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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: Right To Know

Is it ok for a sports reporter to have a favorite team? Actually, it doesn’t matter whether it’s acceptable. It’s inevitable. But pressboxes in stadia...
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Sports Rush: Endurance Medicine

Dr. Linda Sanders has provided medical services to endurance races on multiple continents. She has worked in conditions cold and hot, mountainous and desert,...

Sports Rush: Out of Position

Sometimes a colleague at work calls in sick and you have to cover. You answer his phone. You check on her accounts. You kick...
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Sports Rush: Stars in College Hockey Country

Brad Berry played in the Dallas Stars organization for a number of years, including a couple of seasons in Minnesota, several with the top...
The Colosseum: Rome

Sports Rush: Sport and Politics: Splitsville?

Sports and politics have gotten into a bit of a spat. Championship teams spurning White House visits or having their invitations rescinded; Massive outrage from...
Dave Strader connects via Skype at the Talk of the Town event

Sports Rush: A Voice Lives On

I only met the man in person once. The meetup came at the Dallas Stars’ media day in September, 2015. The team had just hired...
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Sports Rush: Sidney Turns Sixty in Style

Sidney Moncrief became a basketball legend helping the Arkansas Razorbacks to the 1978 Final Four and leading a Milwaukee Bucks team that was one...
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Sports Rush: Court Sports For A Good Cause

Donald Young, 28, won a tennis tournament Saturday. He and doubles partner Justin Whitman triumphed in the final and received trophies. Young has played...
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Sports Rush: Seth Curry on Hoops, Golf, and Entrepreneurship

In the last couple of seasons, Seth Curry has started to make an impact on the NBA and the Mavericks will count on him...
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Sports Rush: State of the Wings With Ron Thulin

The Dallas Wings have made the postseason in their second year playing in Arlington. Ron Thulin has called their games for both of those...