The Rudy Report is calling for a morning-after pill for when you accidentally hear a Maroon 5 song, today on "National Freedom of Information Day." Anyways, the largest businesses in the world are great at being professional. One sign is that there are signs and rules for everything. The Rudy Report is celebrating corporate culture with you today....
Kentucky, Villanova, Duke, and Wisconsin are the Number 1 seeds in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. Apparently, there is such a thing as women's basketball, but nobody has ever seen it... Real Madrid star Sami Khedira is on the verge of signing with German club Schalke. In the Premier League, Manchester City lost against Burnley, allowing Chelsea to extend the lead despite only getting one point against Southampton. In the NHL, the New York Rangers beat Florida. And, in the NBA, the New York Knicks lost against Phoenix.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Blake Griffin, Stephen Drew, Brian Wilson, Ozzie Newsome, and Irish hurling legend Donal Og Cusack. On this day in 1958, General Motors produced its 100 millionth car, the Oldsmobile Toronado. Have a great week, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but you can learn about a very interesting twist in a famous fairy tale in the Random Fact section!
Expensive Tweets - A new report examines the value of tweets by celebrity athletes, some of which could make more than $300,000 per short message. Read here.
New Frontiers - Formula One racing is exploring new broadcasting models, risking losing sponsors in favor of higher TV revenues. Read here.
Do not worry, the Rudy Report is here to safely guide you through this February the 13th, so that no black cats running under ladders can harm you, today on "National Open an Umbrella Indoors Day." Anyways, even though there are no games, staff is already prepping for the next American football season. The field is ready for play....
The NBA salary cap is expected to make a gigantic jump in the 2016-17 season going from $66 million (2015-16) to as high as $92 million. The Dallas Cowboys may be planning a trade for Adrian Peterson. And, in the NBA, the New York Knicks lost against the Los Angeles Lakers. That's just what I am assuming, didn't actually check the score.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Marco Andretti, Holger Badstuber, Edgar Davids, and Scottish snooker sensation Stephen "On Fire" Maguire. On this day in 1781, William Herschel discovered Uranus. Before that, he discovered Urpants. Have a great weekend, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can find out how often you will touch your face today in the Random Fact section!
No Sale - The Brooklyn Nets have cut ties with sell-side advisor Evercore, putting the sale of the team on hold for the time being. Read here.
Free Ride - A new report finds that Farmes Insurance has received about $6 million in free advertising before AEG's announcement that they would not build an NFL stadium. Read here.
The Rudy Report is wondering if the people of Fiji know that we are paying $4 for their water, today on "National Polar Bear Day." Anyways, it is once again time for our "Shirt of the Month." This gentleman right here is wearing it, and he probably just came from a barbecue....
A sailor sailing for Larry Ellison's team in the America's Cup is making at least $300,000 per year, according to a new filing. In the Champions League, Bayern Munich advanced to the next round with a crushing 7-0 victory against a team that does not want to be named. Paris eliminated Chelsea FC in overtime. In the NBA, Brooklyn lost against Miami. And, in the NHL, the New York Rangers beat Washington.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Casey Mears, Mikko Koivu, Darryl Strawberry, Ron Jeremy, and Azerbaijani chess sensation Teimour Radjabov. On this day in 1918, Moscow became the capital of Russia, after Saint Petersburg held this status for 215 years. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something about a holiday in India that really makes sense in the Random Fact section!
Growing Fast - Major League Soccer is expected to announce new expansion franchises within the next two months, planning for 24 teams by 2020. Read here.
The Rudy Report would simply like to point out that CVS receipts are unnecessarily long for no reason, today on "World Plumbing Day." Anyways, what do you do when you want to share a secret? Clearly, you go on Facebook. But make sure to let people know that this announcement is not an announcement....
Barcelona star Lionel Messi is rumored to be in transfer talks with Chelsea FC. In the NFL, Julius Thomas will play for the Jacksonville Jaguars next season, leaving the Broncos. The Seahawks acquired star tight end Jimmy Graham. In the Champions League, Reald Madrid narrowly beat Schalke to advance to the quarterfinals. In the NBA, the New York Knicks lost against Utah. And, in the NHL, the New York Rangers beat the Islanders from Long Island.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Elton Brand, Dan Uggla, Joe Hachem, and Ugandan swimming sensation Daisuke Ssegwanyi (no typos here, folks). On this day in 1892, the first public basketball game was played in Springfield, Massachusetts. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but you can learn something very interesting about Louisiana in the Random Fact section!
Vegas Hockey - A prospective NHL franchise in Las Vegas has so far sold 8,000 season tickets, which is short of their goal of 10,000 deposits. Read here.
The Rudy Report loves people instagramming their plane tickets, showing enough information to take out a mortgage in your name, today on "World Compliment Day." You look great, by the way. Anyways, when you insult someone on social media, make sure you direct it at the right people. Otherwise, things can get awkward quickly....
There are rumors that the San Francisco 49ers are looking to trade quarterback Colin Kaepernick. The New York Yankees are close to signing star pitcher Cole Hamels. In the NHL, the New York Islanders beat Toronto. And, in the NBA, the New York Knicks had a loss against Denver.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Bobby Petrino, Tuukka Rask, Martellus Bennett, Chuck Norris, Sepp Blatter, Matt Kenseth, and Australian Aussie rules football legend Graham "Polly" Farmer. On this day in 1991, Eddie Sutton became the first college basketball coach to lead four different schools into the playoffs. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can find out at what age kids start lying in the Random Fact section!
Standing Alone - AEG is having trouble gaining traction for their NFL stadium in Downtown LA as prospective franchises rather work on their own development projects. Read here.