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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, Mint Farm Films, and FourNine Productions.

Defense First for UTA Mavs Basketball

The University of Texas-Arlington men started their victories over some of the best-known names in college basketball at 5:50 a.m. “We do a defensive boot...

A West, Texas Comeback

A small-town Texas quarterback has two minutes to drive his team 58 yards for a touchdown. If he doesn’t do it, the playoff loss...

Will It Be Cricket?

Kumar Sangakkara: "If something is not done right, you don’t say 'It's not football' or 'It’s not tennis.' You always say 'It’s not cricket.'" The...

NASCAR’s Knickknacks

Breaking fashion news: Bucket hats are in this year. This comes as happy tidings for those of us who have hung to ours waiting for...

The Fast Track to Beer ar Texas Motor Speedway

Drinking beer and driving your car don’t mix. Drinking beer and watching others drive, on the other hand, have long paired well together. The...

World Series: Duh

I have a theory about baseball that goes like this: A Major League team’s goal is to win the World Series. That’s some groundbreaking ideating,...

The Bristol Rugby Club: Scrummaging with the Big Boys

What would the Allen Americans of the ECHL do if the Winter Olympics staged its hockey tournament in Texas in the middle of the...

Attendance Just Reflects the Way Baseball Go

A local team in a pennant race plus a lovely ballpark should equal big attendance numbers, right? It’s not quite that simple, actually. Recent articles...

Missing the Rugby World Cup? It’s A Crime

Note to local miscreants: If you had plans to rob a house, you missed your chance Sunday. You should have been in Ireland. You had...

Stars For A Day

When you attend a Dallas Stars game, you might say “Wow, that video they play before the game looks awesome!” You might laugh a...