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Today September 23, 2017

Friends

Written by Rudy on January 25, 2017 - 9:43 am -

The Rudy Report would like to suggest that the so-called "Doctors of the Stars" should probably stop bragging about it given all the things that have happened, like today on "National Opposite Day." Anyways, people are on their phones all day long. But does that really make you more effective and connected? There may be better ways to get stuff done....

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The Pittsburgh Steelers may trade wide receiver Antonio Brown in the off-season, while quarterback Ben Roethlisberger could retire. Liberty Media has replaced Bernie Ecclestone with Chase Carey as the new Formula One CEO. And in the NHL, the New York Islanders won against Columbus.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Chris Chelios, Esa Tikkanen, Doc Bundy, Brent Celek, Carl Eller, and Dutch racing sensation Nigel Melker. On this day in 1964, Blue Ribbon Sports was founded by University of Oregon track and field athletes, which would later become Nike. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something somewhat interesting about mosquito repellents in the Random Fact section!

Going Public - A new report details how the Oakland Raiders are able to get millions in public funding in Las Vegas, while other municipalities refuse to provide stadium financing. Read here.

Building Trust - The owners of NBA franchise Utah Jazz have placed all team assets into a trust, which could save taxes, but it also means that the team will stay in Utah. Read here.

Creative Work

Written by Rudy on January 24, 2017 - 11:28 am -

The Rudy Report would like to point out that the good thing about conversations in elevators is that there is a time limit, like today on "National Beer Can Appreciation Day." Anyways, a lot of people work very hard to make a living. Some can get really creative. And creativity does not always have to happen inside of a studio....

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There are two Chinese Super League clubs that are interested in signing English striker Wayne Rooney from Manchester United, offering a salary of $870,000 per week. The Oakland Raiders will not rebrand in Las Vegas. In the NBA, the New York Knicks won against Indiana, while the Nets were defeated by San Antonio. And, in the NHL, the New York Rangers had a win against the LA Kings.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Scott Kazmir, Scott Speed, Guido Buchwald, Masashi Ozaki, and Chinese shot putting sensation Gong Lijiao. On this day in 1916, in "Brushaber v. Union Pacific Railroad Co.," the Supreme Court of the United States declared the federal income tax constitutional. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something interesting about Uruguay that you absolutely did not know before in the Random Fact section!

Failed Effort - A new report details how the owner of the San Diego Chargers tried hard to keep the NFL franchise from moving to Los Angeles. Read here.

Winter

Written by Rudy on January 23, 2017 - 7:23 am -

The Rudy Report would like to point out that everybody else is bad at navigating their shopping carts at Costco, like today on "National Measure Your Feet Day." Anyways, it's winter and some people just can't stand being in the cold. Close your eyes and imagine you are someplace warm....

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The Atlanta Falcons will take on the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl. In the Premier League, Manchester City and Tottenham had a 2-2 draw in the top game. And, in the NHL, the New York Rangers defeated Detroit in overtime thanks to a goal by J.T. Miller.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Brendan Shanahan, Larry Hughes, Jerry Kramer, Tito Ortiz, and Panamanian long jumping sensation Irving Saladino. On this day in 1986, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducted its first members: Little Richard, Chuck Berry, James Brown, Ray Charles, Fats Domino, The Everly Brothers, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley. Have a great week, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn about an interesting fear in the Random Fact section!

Big Moves - A new article details how sports owners are investing heavily in technology companies as sports ownership is evolving. Read here.

Major Shift - Manchester United has now the highest revenues of all sports teams worldwide, surpassing the Dallas Cowboys by more than $70 million. Read here.

Opening Pitch

Written by Rudy on January 20, 2017 - 6:53 am -

The Rudy Report is upset that the new memory foam mattress forgot that it was the Presidential Inauguration, today on "National Penguin Awareness Day." Anyways, we are just a few weeks away from the beginning of the baseball season. Get ready for the opening pitch of the new season in April....

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Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson would consider playing for the New York Giants, Houston Texans, or the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Manchester United has risen to the top of Europe's Money League, generating revenues of more than $730 million, ahead of Real Madrid, Barcelona, and Bayern Munich. And, Alibaba has signed a deal to sponsor several future Olympic Games worth $800 million.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Jason Richardson, Karl Anderson, Ron Harper, Owen Hargreaves, and Gibraltarian swimming sensation Colin Bensadon. On this day in 1887, the United States Senate allowed the Navy to lease Pearl Harbor as a naval base. Have a great weekend, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but you can learn something incredible about yourself in the Random Fact section!

In The Family - The Steinbrenner family has vowed to never sell Major League Baseball franchise New York Yankees. Read here.

Major Raise - Derek Jeter's start-up company "The Players' Tribune" has successfully raised another $40 million, bringing the total to $58 million. Read here.

Making It Official - The Oakland Raiders have officially filed their application to relocate the NFL franchise to Las Vegas. Read here.

Anarchy

Written by Rudy on January 19, 2017 - 6:36 am -

The Rudy Report thinks that if you really like your phone, but it's on silent, you should put a ring on it, like today on "National Popcorn Day." Anyways, people love TV shows. Comedies, dramas, and reality shows are at the top of their lists. What is that series about a biker gang called again?

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The NFL Network was the second-most watched sports network after ESPN in 2016. Alex Rodriguez will host a reality show about former athletes in financial trouble on CNBC. And, in the NBA, the New York Knicks won against Boston.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Luc Longley, Shawn Johnson, Jenson Button, Stefan Edberg, Jeff Van Gundy, and Armenian soccer sensation Edgar Manucharyan. On this day in 1937, Howard Hughes set a new air record by flying from Los Angeles to New York City in seven hours, 28 minutes, 25 seconds. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something interesting about hair in the Random Fact section!

Ready To Race - World racing organization FIA has approved Formula One's sale to Liberty Media, which is expected to close in March. Read here.

Business Opportunity - A new report finds that the move of the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas would be a great business decision. Read here.