People in 115 countries of the world read the Rudy Report, so we are basically like the United Nations, just without arguments and wars, today on "National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day." As you know, the Rudy Report teaches you more every day than Harvard University could in a lifetime. So let Rudy tell you something about the Domino effect...
The Miami Marlins have traded Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle, and several other top players to Toronto, upsetting the fans by choosing profits over performance. AC Milan, Manchester United, and Chelsea FC are interested in signing Pep Guardiola as their new coach. And, in the NBA, the Detroit Pistons won their first game of the season by defeating Philadelphia. Congratulations!
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Lorena Ochoa, Lofa Tatupu, Brooks Bollinger, Gustavo Poyet, and Gibraltarian track athlete Dominic Carroll. On this day in 1971, Intel released the first commercial single-chip microprocessor, the 4004. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but find out what the Snellen Chart is in the Random Fact section!
Done Deal - Clubs of top Italian soccer division Serie A have reached a revenue-sharing agreement over media income for the next three seasons. Read here.
While many people are worried about global warming, Rudy wants to assure you that this Rudy Report is so cool, it will cool down Earth's temperature by several degrees, today on "National Spicy Guacamole Day." It has been a few weeks since Halloween, so now it's time to take a step back and reevaluate how it was. Well, it seemed to have been a pretty awesome Halloween...
It looks like Michael Vick played his last game for the Philadelphia Eagles. The former "Rudy Report Athlete of the Year" suffered another concussion and may leave the franchise at the end of the season. Free agent Kenyon Martin may join the Miami Heat soon. Meanwhile, the New York Knicks beat Orlando to stay undefeated. Can you believe it? Nobody can.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Kyle Orton, Xavier Nady, Curt Schilling, and Lesothan soccer sensation Moitheri Ntobo. On this day in 1922, the BBC began radio service in the United Kingdom. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but learn something about the $20 bill that you did not know for sure in the Random Fact section!
Backlash - The deal for a new NFL stadium in Minnesota may fall apart after some disagreements between the Vikings and politicians, which means that the team could still move to LA. Read here.
The Rudy Report would like to urge you to start nominating candidates for the most prestigious "Rudy Report Athlete of the Year 2012 Award", which typically takes careers to the next level, like today on "World Kindness Day." Finding the athlete of the year really is a delicate process that takes months. As a reader, it is not only a privilege, it is your duty to make a nomination. No excuses!
The Los Angeles Lakers have hired former New York Knicks coach Mike D'Antoni. And, on Monday Night Football, the Pittsburgh Steelers beat Kansas City in overtime.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Lucas Barrios, Metta World Peace, Vinny Testaverde, and Bolivian race walking sensation Claudia Balderrama. On this day in 1864, the constitution of Greece was adopted. We all know what that led to.... Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but once again learn something interesting about an inventor in the Random Fact section!
Not Moving - Despite rumors, the Carolina Panthers have denied that they will be moving as Los Angeles is looking for an NFL franchise. Read here.
Moving - The owners of NBA franchise Sacramento Kings are meeting with officials in Virginia Beach, demonstrating that they are serious about a move. Read here.
We will not make a big fuss about it, because it did not fall on a weekday (stay tuned for next year!), but yesterday, the Rudy Report's online website presence turned 4 years old, the day before today, which is "National Vanilla Cupcake Day." So are we not going to have a celebration at all today? Well, of course, we celebrate. In fact, we celebrate the Rudy Report and its world-changing legacy every single day. But not with candles on a cake. That's not always a good idea...
In the NFL, the New York Giants lost against Cincinnati, while the Jets lost against Seattle. In the NBA, the Knicks are still unbeaten after defeating Dallas on Friday. Oregon is now ranked the number one team in the NCAA college football Bowl Championship Series. And, in the Premier League, Chelsea and Liverpool had a 1-1 draw in the top game, while ManU and ManCity won their respective games.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Russell Westbrook, Michael Moorer (boxer and superlative of film director Michael Moore), Sammy Sosa, and Zimbabwean rally racing sensation Conrad Rautenbach. On this day in 1933, Hugh Gray took the first known photo of the Loch Ness Monster. Have a great week, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but learn something about Star Trek that even Trekkies do not know in the Random Fact section!
Going To The Beach - There are rumors that NBA franchise Sacramento Kings may be on the move to Virginia Beach, where they would get a new arena. Read here.
About Time - Premier League club Chelsea FC has reported a profit for the first time since Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich took over. Read here.
If you read this Rudy Report backwards, it will probably translate into a secret message in Russian or Arab, but who really knows, today on "National Go To an Art Museum Day." Many people are wondering where Rudy was during the hurricane and if everything is fine. Of course, Rudy is fine! He was in the Rudy Report Safe Room...
There are rumors that Jon Gruden will become the next Philadelphia Eagles head coach. Meanwhile, the Indianapolis Colts beat Jacksonville. In baseball, Jason Bay may return to the Boston Red Sox. And, in the NBA, the New York Knicks are now the only undefeated team in the league, but they also did not play.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Adam Dunn, David Duval, Bill Guerin, and Italian bridge legend Fulvio Fantoni. On this day in 1861, the first documented Canadian football match was played at University College in Toronto. Have a great weekend, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but learn something about a well-known author that you did not know for sure in the Random Fact section!
Cash Call - The minority owners of NHL franchise Minnesota Wild have received a cash call from majority owner Craig Leipold after signing two expensive players this summer. Read here.
Getting Out - The Denver Post is openly trying to sell its minority stake in Major League Baseball franchise Colorado Rockies. Read here.