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Today April 29, 2017

Energy Edition

Written by Rudy on April 28, 2017 - 3:02 am -

The Rudy Report would like to point out that if you buy a Ford Mustang and don't rev the engine at every red light, your car will get repossessed, like today on "National Biological Clock Day." Anyways, renewable energy is a big deal. It already affects our lives, like in the home or on the road. And literally everyone seems to be jumping on the bandwagon....

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The number one pick in the NFL Draft was Myles Garrett, who has to play for the Cleveland Browns. The Kentucky Derby will take place next weekend on Saturday, May 6th. Rudy thinks that "Always Dreaming" will be the horse to win the race. Ping has bought several golf patents for clubs and balls from Nike. And, in the NHL Playoffs, the New York Rangers lost against Ottawa in Game 1 of the second round.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to John Daly, Ron Zook, Josh Howard, Chris Kaman, Stephen Ames, Nicklas Lidström, and Lithuanian ice dancing sensation Deividas Stagniūnas. On this day in 1923, Wembley Stadium was opened, named initially as the Empire Stadium. Have a great weekend, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something very interesting about the history of walking in the Random Fact section!

Not Done Yet - MLB commissioner Rob Manfred says that there is no deal yet for the Marlins as it is revealed that the Jeter group was the only bid above $1 billion. Read here.

Tax Trouble - Two English soccer teams have been raided by authorities and arrests were made as part of a probe into possible tax fraud. Read here.

2020 Olympics Preview

Written by Rudy on April 27, 2017 - 3:37 am -

The Rudy Report's superpower is to be invisible to Home Depot workers when Rudy needs assistance, like today on "National Tell a Story Day." Anyways, the next Summer Olympics will take place in Tokyo in 2020. Athletes that want to have a chance at winning gold, however, are practicing already....

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Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will never play for Manchester United again after suffering a knee injury over the weekend that will keep him off the pitch for almost a year. He could play in Major League Soccer after that. And, in the NHL Playoffs, Nashville won against the St. Louis Blues in Game 1 of the second round.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Chris Carpenter, Lars Bender, Sven Bender, Herm Edwards, George "The Iceman" Gervin, and Finnish javelin throwing legend Seppo Räty. On this day in 2006, construction began on the Freedom Tower (later renamed One World Trade Center) in New York City. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something interesting about marriages in China in the Random Fact section!

Billion Dollar Deal - The sale of a minority stake in NBA franchise Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Arena could fetch over $1.6 billion. Read here.

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Written by Rudy on April 26, 2017 - 5:24 am -

The Rudy Report would like to point out that you can learn a lot about a person by eavesdropping in on their conversations, like today on "National Hug an Australian Day." Anyways, if you haven't been out shopping in a while, you should go and check out your local stores. There are great items you can find....

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. is retiring from NASCAR after the 2017 season. The New York Giants could sign New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount. The Los Angeles Lakers are interested in Indiana Pacers star Paul George. Meanwhile, the Charlotte Hornets announced that they will wear Jordan brand uniforms. And, the NHL Playoffs will continue today with the first games of the second round.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to John Isner, Mike Scott, Kosuke Fukudome, and Polish cycling sensation Wojciech Pszczolarski. On this day in 1986, a nuclear reactor accident occurred at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Soviet Union (now Ukraine), creating the world's worst nuclear disaster. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something interesting about women in the Random Fact section!

Done Deal - Jeb Bush, Derek Jeter, and several other investors will acquire MLB franchise Miami Marlins for $1.3 billion, with Bush being the control person of the group. Read here.

Feminism

Written by Rudy on April 25, 2017 - 11:09 am -

The Rudy Report would like to point out that there is a fine line between a fat woman and a pregnant woman, so when in doubt hold off on congratulating, like today on "National German Beer Day." Anyways, women rule the world, whether you like it or not. However, there are still some issues with feminism. These issues need to get resolved to create true equality....

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The New Orleans Saints are said to be close to signing running back Adrian Peterson. It would be a one-year deal for $3 million. The Indiana Pacers have submitted their bid to host the 2021 NBA All-Star Game. And, in the NBA Playoffs, the Golden State Warriors beat Portland to advance to the next round.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Alex Bowman, Tim Duncan, Darren Woodson, DeAngelo Williams, David Moyes, and Ukrainian wrestling legend Zaza Zazirov. On this day in 1961, Robert Noyce was granted a patent for an integrated circuit. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but you can find out why you should like maple syrup in the Random Fact section!

Feeling Used - New rumors suggest that Major League Baseball franchise Miami Marlins is using Derek Jeter's name to generate interest in the team. Read here.

New Location - National Hockey League franchise New York Islanders are considering building a new arena in Belmont Park. Read here.

Up For Grabs

Written by Rudy on April 24, 2017 - 8:37 am -

The Rudy Report is wondering how someone can give up in a towel throwing contest, but then again someone in France may have the answer, like today on "National Talk Like Shakespeare Day." Anyways, personalized license plates are fun. They give your car a custom touch. But sometimes, they backfire....

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New York Knicks player Carmelo Anthony could be traded to the Boston Celtics. Chinese Super League club Tianjin is interested in Chelsea striker Diego Costa, offering him a tax-free annual salary of $40 million. The Las Vegas Raiders NFL stadium will be ready for the start of the 2020 season. On Saturday, the New York Rangers beat Montreal at home to advance to the next round, where they will face Ottawa. And, in the Spanish La Liga, Barcelona defeated Real Madrid 3-2 thanks to an extra time goal by Lionel Messi.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Chipper Jones, Carlos Beltran, Stuart Pearce, Lee Westwood, and Sri Lankan cricket legend Handunnettige Deepthi Priyantha Kumar "Unanduwa" Dharmasena. On this day in 1800, the United States Library of Congress was established when President John Adams signed legislation to appropriate $5,000 to purchase "such books as may be necessary for the use of Congress." Have a great week, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something interesting about love in the Random Fact section!

For Sale - Billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov has started the process to sell 49% of his National Basketball Association franchise Brooklyn Nets. Read here.

Third Party - The National Football League is contributing millions to the construction of the new stadium for English soccer club Tottenham Hotspur. Read here.

Fever Pitch - Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Glavine is joining Tagg Romney's group in their effort to buy MLB franchise Miami Marlins. Read here.

Taking A Look - Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber has confirmed that the league is looking into the status of David Beckham's bid for a Miami franchise. Read here.