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Author: Rush Olson
A Fort Worth native, Rush Olson has spent two decades directing creative efforts for sports teams and broadcasters. He currently creates ad campaigns, television programs, and related creative projects for sports entities and other clients through his company, Rush Olson Creative & Sports.
Just because winter is setting in doesn't mean you have to forego sporting activities. Even if wind chill blows you off the local trails and fields, Fort Worth offers a wealth of indoor sports facilities. Game On Fort Worth Game On operates two Fort Worth venues. Check out Game On Arena Sports at

North Texans To The Games

Posted On August 13, 2016 | Rush Olson

Texas is larger, geographically speaking, than over 150 of the countries participating in this summer’s Olympic Games. For that matter, the population of North Central Texas, at 7 million-plus, exceeds that of more than 100 Olympic nations. So, as you might expect, the region has produced its share

Fort Worth's Gold-Medal Facilities

Posted On August 1, 2016 | Rush Olson

The quadrennial Summer Games have come and gone, leaving us all yearning to get out and partake in one of the many sporting events seen. Here's a list of places to play out your own victory in Cowtown: Equestrian Speaking of cows (and bulls) -- rodeo won’t be featured, although it was contested in
Here’s a list of a dozen fun things you can do along Fort Worth's Trinity Trails . 1. Rockin’ The River From downtown, follow Taylor Street north to the Trinity River. You’ll find Panther Island Pavilion . There’s always a lot going on here. On Sunday Fundays during the summer, you can rent a tube
If you’ve ever heard of Fort Worth, Texas, you’re aware of our cowboy culture and the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo. You might even know they’ve held the Stock Show at the Will Rogers Memorial Center every year since 1944. But you may not realize the complex hosts events year-round. As you

Top Spots to Watch the Rangers

Posted On May 19, 2016 | Rush Olson

The Texas Rangers don't play at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Well, okay, they don't always play at Globe Life. Half their games are road games, and Spring Training games happen mostly in Arizona. That means you've got to find somewhere to watch your Rangers play when they don't do it in Tarrant
Sports fans come from all fifty states and a number of foreign countries to enjoy themselves at Texas Motor Speedway . Visitors from out of town can do business there, too, thanks to the track's numerous hospitality options. Many business ventures have been born at the Fort Worth venue, including