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Today September 29, 2016

Poolside

Written by Rudy on September 29, 2016 - 11:52 am -

The Rudy Report wants to remind you that if you rob a bank, you will not have to worry about food or rent, no matter if your robbery is successful or not, like today on "World Heart Day." Anyways, it is nice to have your own pool. But it is not always a selling point for your house....

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Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling wants to run for President in 2024. The NHL may not participate in the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang in order to maintain its regular schedule. The Ryder Cup will start today. In the Champions League, Bayern Munich lost against Atletico Madrid 1-0. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees crushed Boston, while the Mets won against Miami.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Kevin Durant, Sebastian Coe, Per Mertesacker, Calvin Johnson, and Botswanan sprinting legend Isaac Makwala. On this day in 1885, the first practical public electric tramway in the world was opened in Blackpool, England. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but you can learn something about Facebook that you probably did not know before in the Random Fact section!

Potential Move - After just one season at Barclays Center, the New York Islanders could be looking for different future arena options. Read here.

Rising Opposition - After potentially securing public funding for a stadium in Las Vegas, the Oakland Raiders have to face opposition to their plan from two groups. Read here. 

Across The Border

Written by Rudy on September 28, 2016 - 11:31 am -

The Rudy Report wants to point out that you can start calling yourself an Olympic hopeful for the next Olympics, and you don't even need to prove it, today on "National Ask a Stupid Question Day." So how did Bruce Wayne and Alfred build the Batcave all by themselves? Anyways, some things in life are easy, some things are hard....

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Conor McGregor will headline the very first UFC event at Madison Square Garden on November 12. In the Champions League, Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid had a 2-2 draw in the top game. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees crushed Boston, while the Mets won against Miami.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Ryan Zimmerman, Dustin Penner, Grant Fuhr, Brian Rafalski, Mika Häkkinen, Fedor Emelianenko, and Turkish tennis sensation Çağla Büyükakçay (good luck spelling this one). On this day in 1928, Sir Alexander Fleming noticed a bacteria-killing mold growing in his laboratory, discovering what later became known as penicillin. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something interesting about Louis Vuitton in the Random Fact section!

Reasons To Stay - The National Football League is implying that the Oakland Raiders should stay in the Bay Area, instead of moving to Las Vegas. Read here.

On Deck

Written by Rudy on September 27, 2016 - 5:50 am -

The Rudy Report wants to remind you that the real question is not about who pays for the wall, but who makes Oasis pay for Wonderwall, like today on "National Crush a Can Day." Anyways, small changes can make a big difference. Attention to detail can be a good thing....

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It looks like the NBA career of Miami Heat star Chris Bosh is over due to health concerns. Lady Gaga will be the featured performer at the Super Bowl halftime show. On Monday Night Football, New Orleans lost against the Atlanta Falcons. The Ryder Cup will be played this week at Hazeltine National Golf Club. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees defeated Toronto, while the Mets were beaten by Miami.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Steve Kerr, Mike Schmidt, Francesco Totti, and Mongolian sumo wrestling legend Asashōryū Akinori. On this day in 1930, Bobby Jones won the U.S. Amateur Championship to complete the Grand Slam of golf. The old structure of the grand slam was the U.S. Open, British Open, U.S. Amateur, and British Amateur. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something about rock, paper, scissors that you absolutely did not know before in the Random Fact section!

Game On - The Philadelphia 76ers have acquired two professional video gaming franchises, making it the first NBA team to partner with an esports team. Read here.

The Boomerang Effect

Written by Rudy on September 26, 2016 - 3:45 am -

The Rudy Report wants to point out that when Donald Trump says America does not win anymore, he has not heard about Bryon Stewart from Onawa who won the Iowa Lottery in January, but not today on "National One-Hit Wonder Day." Anyways, in this edition of the Rudy Report, we will teach you what the so-called "Boomerang Effect" is. Using the example of the terrible flooding in Louisiana in recent months, here we go....

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The unveiling of the team name and logo for the new Las Vegas NHL franchise could be delayed until early November. In the Premier League, Manchester United crushed current champs Leicester City, while Arsenal had a big 3-0 win against Chelsea. In golf, Rory McIlroy won the TOUR Championship in a play-off as well as the FedEx Cup. In baseball, the New York Yankees lost against Toronto, while the Mets crushed Philadelphia 17-0. In the NFL, the New York Giants lost against Washington, while the Jets lost against Kansas City. And, in the World Cup of Hockey, Canada will face Team Europe in a best-of-three final.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin, Michael Ballack, Klaus Augenthaler, Joe Nemechek, and Tongan-New Zealandian rugby legend Fuifui Moimoi (his favorite food is probably mahi-mahi). On this day in 1981, Nolan Ryan set a Major League record by throwing his fifth no-hitter. Have a great week, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can find out why vodka can help you when baking something in the Random Fact section!

Estate Deal - Comcast has bought all remaining shares in NHL franchise Philadelphia Flyers from the estate of Ed Snider. Read here.

The iCar - McLaren, which owns a Formula One team, has denied rumors that Apple is on the verge of making an investment in the company. Read here.

Long-Term Plan - Africa's richest man has stated that he wants to buy Premier League club Arsenal London in four years. Read here.

Medal Count

Written by Rudy on September 09, 2016 - 12:32 pm -

The Rudy Report would like to remind you that you can usually read a short biography of the author on the last page of autobiographies, like today on "National Teddy Bear Day." By the way, the Rudy Report will take its Annual Early Fall Break, returning on Monday, September 26th. Anyways, when you watched the Olympics, you learned that the medal count is an important metric. Well, good thing it wasn't the Math Olympics....

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The New York Mets are signing former football player Tim Tebow to a minor league deal. At the US Open, Serena Williams lost her semi-final, which means that Angelique Kerber automatically became the number one female tennis player in the world. In the NFL, Carolina was defeated by Denver in the first game of the season. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees won against Tampa Bay.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Bob Stoops, Shane Battier, Mike Hampton, Keith Yandle, Jon Drummond, and Cameroonian basketball sensation Luc Mbah a Moute. On this day in 2009, the Dubai Metro, the first urban train network in the Arabian Peninsula, was ceremonially inaugurated. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can find out what helps cure an itch in the Random Fact section!

All In - AEG is entering into a 5-year partnership with the Electronic Sports League, further strengthening the focus on e-gaming. Read here.

Big Bets - Betting on American football games is expected to reach $90 billion this season of which $88 billion will be made illegally. Read here.