The Rudy Report is happy to announce that we will be reporting for many more years, after a record 127% of voters cast their vote for Rudy, today on "National Cook Something Bold and Pungent Day." As we now evaluate the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, we have to ask ourselves who did a good job helping and who failed. Not everyone did his/her job...
In the UEFA Champions League, Bayern Munich crushed their French opponents from Lille as expected 6-1. FC Barcelona suffered a surprise loss against Celtic Glasgow. Jason Bay is leaving the New York Mets. And, in the NBA, the Brooklyn Nets lost against the Miami Heat.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Joe Cole, Jose Offerman, Jeff Blauser, Guus Hiddink, and Slovakian heptathlon sensation Lucia Slanickova. On this day in 1889, Montana was admitted as the 41st US state. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but find out more about your farts in the Random Fact section!
Talking Points - The National Hockey League and the Players' Association will continue collective bargaining talks as the past few days were promising. Read here.
The Rudy Report would like to point out that rents will go up in New York City at buildings that have newly acquired water views, so make sure to check your lease, today on "National Magazine Day." The hurricane was quite intense and some people still are not able to go back to work. Why? Well, because a lot of offices remain closed. Or clothes?
The New York Yankees are said to be interested in Anaheim Angels star Torii Hunter. In the NBA, Chicago beat the Orlando Magic. And, in the UEFA Champions League, Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid had a 2-2 draw. ManCity and Arsenal both had respective draws as well.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Mark Philippoussis, Martin Palermo, Hasim Rahman, Calvin Borel, Tony Schiavone, and Ukrainian tennis sensation Alexandr (no typo!) Dolgopolov (no typo!!). On this day in 1929, the Museum of Modern Art opened to the public. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but learn something interesting about Ayers Rock in the Random Fact section!
Costly Ticket - A new study finds that sports stadiums are costing US taxpayers $10 billion more than anticipated, which could affect public subsidies. Read here.
You better be careful when reading the report, because this is a Category 5 Rudy Report coming straight at you, today on "National Basketball Day." As New York is trying to get back to normal, several areas in Staten Island and other parts are still in need of basics. Many supplies are on the way, including milk...
Here is a fun soccer fact for you: Cristiano Ronaldo is 869 days older than Lionel Messi. Lionel Messi's girlfriend just had a son. Messi's son is exactly 869 days younger than Ronaldo's son. Impressed by Rudy's unlimited source of information? Anyways, Texas Rangers star Josh Hamilton may play for the Houston Astros next season. In the NBA, the Knicks won again. I repeat, the Knicks won again, beating Philadelphia to stay undefeated. And, on Monday Night Football, New Orleans beat the Eagles.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Lamar Odom, Jozy Altidore, Ana Ivanovic, and Irish soccer legend Johnny Giles. On this day in 1947, "Meet the Press" made its television debut. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but learn something about ringtones that you did not know for sure in the Random Fact section!
Still Hope - Despite the fact that there is no deal, both sides remain confident that a new collective bargaining agreement can be reached without canceling the entire NHL season. Read here.
Despite the fact that it was impossible to send out e-mails last week, the Rudy Report actually did publish reports every single day on the website (check it out if you don't believe it), as Rudy is prepared for events like these and the Rudy Report can typically go without power or internet for over one week, which is what we have done, but now we're back live, today on "National Give Someone a Dollar Day." As you know, Staten Island was hit hard by Sandy, which means that it now, unfortunately, looks like New Jersey. Luckily, these two Italian restaurants made it through the hurricane unscathed...
In the NFL, the New York Giants lost against Pittsburgh after blowing a big lead. In the NBA, the Knicks won their first two games of the season! With the hurricane in NY and the Knicks being undefeated in the league, the Mayans may be on to something... Mariano Rivera will return as Yankees closer next season. And, in the Premier League, Manchester United beat Arsenal London 2-1 in the top game, while Chelsea, Liverpool, and ManCity each had draws in the respective games.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to O.J. Mayo (our favorite athlete named after a juice and a condiment at the same time), Christoph Metzelder, Jerry Stackhouse, Alexei Yashin, Bill Walton, and German soccer legend "Uns" Uwe Seeler. On this day in 1996, Yankees star Derek Jeter was voted American League Rookie of the Year. Have a great week, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but learn something about Dracula that you did not know for sure in the Random Fact section!
Waiting Game - Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has stated that the racing organization will not go public until 2014, electing to wait for more stable financial markets. Read here.
If you take your screen and turn it upside down, you will find out what it's like for readers from Australia to read the Rudy Report (or for Australians what it's like for Americans), today on "National Publishers Day." Not everyone has a typical job. People do the craziest things for money. Just ask the mascot of the Mets. Anyways, the job of the ladder holder is prevalent in Asia and requires serious balancing skills...
Due to Rudy's travels, we are publishing the reduced version, and will be back with a full report on Monday, November 5th.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Roddy White, Wilson Betemit, Orlando Cabrera, Willie McGee, and American baseball player that sounds like a female porn star, but is a guy: Carmen Cali. On this day in 1898, cheerleading was started at the University of Minnesota with Johnny Campbell leading the crowd in cheering on the football team. Good thing that evolved over the years... Have a great weekend, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but read something pretty interesting about baseball in the Random Fact section!