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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: Vaqueros Coach To Have Number Retired By Sidekicks

In 2019, Nick Stavrou enters his third year as head coach of the Fort Worth Vaqueros. He has guided the team to playoff berths...
Yale University

Sports Rush: Why Can’t I Buy My Kid’s Way Into Yale?

This weekend, I put some work into trying to help my niece show her value to college coaches. Our presentation focused on traditional attributes...
Ice Cube speaks

Sports Rush: Cube For Kids

As you might imagine, working for an alt weekly paper, I like music. I’m open to most styles, and, like a lot of amateur...

Sports Rush: Spring Training Is For Broadcasters, Too

Jared Sandler will spend a solid month in Spring Training with the Rangers. The 105.3 The FAN radio personality has responsibilities for the team’s...

Sports Rush: Chef Cris Vazquez Talks Beef and Baseball at the Stock Show

Chef Cris Vazquez serves as executive chef for Delaware North, the company who handles concessions for the Rangers at Glove Life Park. He has...

Sports Rush: All The Way Strong

Mark Henry is one of the strongest men who ever lived. And that’s not even the most interesting thing about him, as you’ll learn...

Sports Rush: Showcasing for Scouts

Kevin Thompson, Jr. found himself a long way from home this week. He comes from Baltimore and played defensive end at Bethune-Cookman in Daytona...
Camera at Globe Life Park

Sports Rush: Streaming Baseball

Did a hip family member gift you a streaming video service subscription for Christmas last week? If you’re a sports fan, having access to...

Sports Rush: Adding Some Spark to the Dallas Wings

The Dallas Wings franchise last won a WNBA title when Bill Laimbeer coached the Detroit Shock to a win in the 2008 Finals. The...

Sports Rush: Pitching Some Poetry

To broadcast sports play-by-play, one must cultivate the skill of swiftly composing prose to describe or augment events unfolding in real time. Few, if...