As you know, unlike other news sources, the Rudy Report is passionate about not sucking and loves not disappointing its readers, like today on "National Walk to Work Day." Anyways, people say that the United States is in a downturn. Everything is being manufactured abroad. Well, that may be true, but this is still the world's most creative nation...
David Beckham has decided to retire. We thought he already retired from professional soccer by playing in MLS and then in France... In the NBA Playoffs, the New York Knicks beat Indiana in a must win situation, still trailing the series 3-2. In the NHL Playoffs, the New York Rangers lost against Boston in overtime. And, in baseball, the Yankees lost against Seattle, while the Mets beat St. Louis.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Matt Ryan, Matt Cassel, Tony Parker, Carlos Pena (imagine a weird swivel on the n), Sugar Ray Leonard, and Norwegian cycling sensation Edvald Boasson Hagen. On this day in 1792, the New York Stock Exchange was formed. Have a great weekend, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but learn something interesting about Will Smith in the Random Fact section!
Surprise Result - Despite all efforts by the owners, the NBA has decided that the Sacramento Kings will stay in town, crushing the hopes of Seattle to get a team. Read here.
A new survey has found that 64.2% of readers prefer reading the Rudy Report over getting the flu, which is yet another vote of confidence for us, today on "National Wear Purple for Peace Day." Anyways, our world is dominated by signs that tell you what to do or that warn you. But not all of them necessarily make sense...
Manchester City is rumored to be interested in Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben and could offer 14 million Euros. Meanwhile, Chelsea FC won the Europa League with a last minute goal to defeat Lisbon 2-1. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees lost against Seattle, while the Mets had a loss against St. Louis.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Corey Perry, Gabriela Sabatini, Thurman Thomas, and Hungarian ultra-marathon running legend Edit Berces. On this day in 1929, the first Academy Awards were handed out in Hollywood. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but learn something about the Baltimore Ravens that you did not know for sure in the Random Fact section!
Helping With The Move - The Maloof family seems to be backing a sale and move of the Sacramento Kings to Seattle, while the NBA decides the franchise's fate. Read here.
The Rudy Report would like to acknowledge that some of you will have a better chance winning the lottery than getting a bonus this year, but Rudy is always there for you, like today on "National Chocolate Chip Day." Anyways, you are supposed to have fun on your birthday. Not everyone does. In fact, some people can get quite paranoid...
There are rumors that Bayern Munich has signed Brazilian star Neymar, but so far this has not been confirmed. In the NBA Playoffs, the New York Knicks had another loss against Indiana, now trailing the series 3-1. And, in baseball, the Yankees beat Seattle, while the Mets lost against St. Louis.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Josh Beckett, Don Nelson, Ryan Leaf, Ray Lewis, and Dutch soccer twins Ronald and Frank de Boer. On this day in 1718, James Puckle, a lawyer from London, patented the world's first machine gun. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but learn something about horses that you did not know before in the Random Fact section!
Not Again - The National Hockey League has rejected a new bid from an investor for the Phoenix Coyotes, stating that it did not meet its minimum expectations. Read here.
On The Rise - The Premier League is reporting that shirt sponsorship deals have increased in value by 32% thanks to more competition. Read here.
The Rudy Report is happy to provide you with some great entertainment before you have to go into a useless meeting or jump on an unnecessary call, today on "National Dance Like a Chicken Day." Well, you probably have heard the stories about the Boston Marathon. Anyways, you should know that running marathons can be harmful for your health in general. The Philadelphia Marathon (pictured below) can be quite dangerous itself...
The city of Toronto may consider preparing a bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics. Manchester City coach Roberto Mancini will be replaced by Malaga coach Manuel Pellegrini. In the NHL Playoffs, the New York Rangers crushed Washington 5-0 in Game 7 to advance to the next round. Their opponent will be Boston. And, in baseball, the Yankees first lost against Cleveland, then beat Cleveland, while the Mets lost against St. Louis.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Frank Gore, Eddie House, Roy Halladay, Tony Siragusa, and Angolan soccer sensation Andre Macanga. On this day in 1939, Lina Medina became the youngest confirmed mother in medical history at the age of five. You would think that happens in New Jersey all the time... Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but find out what happens every second to your body in the Random Fact section.
Not Giving Up - The Seattle-based group of investors that wants to buy the Sacramento Kings is not giving up, submitting a higher bid worth $625 million. Read here.
Not For Sale - The owner of the Miami Dolphins has said that the team is not for sale, but rumors persist that a group is ready to make an offer should he change his mind. Read here.
You are lucky, because this is a Rudy Report to remember, unless you are a player in the NFL, in which case your concussions won't let you remember anything, today on "National Leprechaun Day." You know the situation: You go to a pizza place, order something to go, and then you wait. Just be clear when saying your name, otherwise there may be some awkward misunderstandings...
Tiger Woods won the Players Championship, which was also his 300th PGA start. That's almost as many starts as mistresses... The new coach of Manchester United is planning on acquiring Everton players Marouane Fellaini and Leighton Baines. In the NHL Playoffs, the New York Rangers beat Washington 1-0 to force a Game 7 tonight. And, in baseball, the Yankees beat Kansas City, while the Mets lost against Pittsburgh.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Barry Zito, Mike Bibby, Dennis Rodman, Bobby Valentine, and German long jump legend Hildrun Claus. On this day in 1848, Finland's national anthem was performed for the first time. It's pretty cool (not the anthem, the temperatures in Finland). Have a great week, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but learn something somewhat interesting about compact discs in the Random Fact section!
Please Stay - National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league wants the Dolphins to stay in Miami despite setbacks regarding a new stadium. Read here.