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Oh Canada

Written by Rudy on May 02, 2013 - 8:59 am -

If this is the first Rudy Report you are ever reading, you will have some catching up to do, so go on and familiarize yourself with the best free thing on the internet that money can buy, today on "National Houseplant Appreciation Day." As you know, America is full of warnings and instructions. For example, you should not put your cat in the washing machine. Not every country has the same strict rules...

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Indoor football league team Omaha Beef has offered quarterback Tim Tebow a contract worth $75 per week. In the UEFA Champions League, Bayern Munich crushed Barcelona once again with a score of 3-0, advancing to an all-German final against Dortmund in London. In the NBA Playoffs, Boston won and forced a game 6 against the New York Knicks, still trailing the series at 3-2. In baseball, the Yankees beat Houston, while the Mets beat Miami. And, in the NHL Playoffs, the New York Islanders were crushed by the Pittsburgh Penguins.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to David Beckham, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Jeff Agoos, and American baseball sensation Jarrod "Salty" Saltalamacchia (His late name is Italian for, I kid you not, "jumping over the shrubbery"). On this day in 2000, President Bill Clinton announced that accurate GPS access would no longer be restricted to the United States military. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but find out where fast food was invented in the Random Fact section!

Closing In - After multiple failed attempts over many years, a group may finally close a deal to buy NHL franchise Phoenix Coyotes soon. Read here.

Not On Sale - The owner of NHL franchise Carolina Hurricanes has denied rumors that the team is for sale, meaning that it will also not move. Read here.

In The Can

Written by Rudy on May 01, 2013 - 8:44 am -

May may maybe be (Get it?!?) the month that could bring us summer, which the Rudy Report would find quite nice, so let's hope for the best, today on "National Barbecue Day." And just when you thought that you have seen it all, heard it all, and read it all, Rudy one-ups it once again. You're welcome...

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In the Champions League, Borussia Dortmund was the first team to advance to the final at Wembley Stadium after losing 2-0 against Real Madrid, which was enough to make it. Tonight, favorite Bayern Munich will take on Barcelona to determine the second team in the final. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees beat Houston, while the Mets lost against Miami.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Wes Welker, Curtis Martin, Oliver Neuville, and German soccer legend Olaf "The Professor" Thon. On this day in 1927, the first cooked meals on a scheduled flight were introduced on an Imperial Airways flight from London to Paris. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but learn something about cheesecake that you absolutely did not know before in the Random Fact section!

Close To Closing - The owner of Premier League club Manchester City is close to getting the 20th MLS franchise, which would be the second in New York City. Read here.

Not Going Anywhere - The NBA Relocation Committee has recommended to reject a bid to move the Sacramento Kings to Seattle. Read here.

Going Public - Formula One is set to become a public company, planning to have its IPO on the Singapore Stock Exchange at the end of the year. Read here.

Double Standard Revisited

Written by Rudy on April 30, 2013 - 12:40 pm -

While Gangnam Style is not cool anymore, the Rudy Report remains the hottest sports and lifestyle report in the world, proving that we are not a fad, today on "National Hairstyle Appreciation Day." A few hundred reports ago, the Rudy Report took a look at double standards. You probably remember. Right? Anyways, let's revisit the issue right now. Not everything is fair, not everyone that makes the rules, follows the rules...

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The New York Jets have released quarterback Tim Tebow. He only threw eight passes last season. AC Milan star and Rudy Report Athlete of the Year 2011 has stated that the players of Real Madrid can all sleep with his girlfriend if the team still manages to advance against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League semi-final tonight. In the NBA Playoffs, Brooklyn beat Chicago to keep the series alive, still trailing 3-2. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees lost against Houston, while the Mets game against Miami went on forever.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Isiah Thomas, Brandon Bass, John O'Shea, Michael Waltrip, and Indian cricket sensation Rohit Sharma. On this day in 2009, Chrysler filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but learn something extremely interesting about mosquitoes in the Random Fact section!

Billion Dollar Franchise - A new report suggests that if the Sacramento Kings get relocated to Seattle, it could indirectly value the NBA franchise at over $1 billion. Read here.

Mixed Messages

Written by Rudy on April 29, 2013 - 1:14 am -

The Rudy Report wants to assure you that we took note of every single day in April, and that still, somehow, this month went by awfully fast, which is weird, today on "National Tell a Story Day." As you know, the Rudy Report is a beacon when it comes to crystal clear communications. There are never any misunderstandings. Others aren't as talented...

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In the NBA Playoffs, the New York Knicks lost against the Celtics, but still lead the series 3-1. In the Premier League, ManCity, Chelsea, and Liverpool all won their respective games, while Arsenal had a 1-1 draw against Manchester United in the top game of the week. In baseball, the Yankees beat Toronto, while the Mets lost against Philadelphia. And, on Saturday in the NHL, the New York Rangers solidified their playoff chances with a convincing victory over New Jersey.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to David Lee, Curtis Joseph, Mike Babcock, Bob McClure, and Norwegian golf sensation Knut Borsheim. On this day in 2004, Oldsmobile built its final car, ending 107 years of production. Have a great week, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but learn something interesting about Santa Fe in the Random Fact section!

Extra Time - New reports suggest that the long struggle regarding the sale of the Sacramento Kings will take another two weeks until a new owner is determined. Read here. 

Strong Fan Base - The Quebec Nordiques have a fan base of 90,000 even though the hockey team moved to Denver in 1995, but the NHL could potentially return to the hockey town. Read here.

The Lazy Owner

Written by Rudy on April 26, 2013 - 7:43 am -

Congratulations, you have chosen to make an average day awesome, because you are reading the Rudy Report, so let's start this party, today on "National Richter Scale Day." As you know, owning a pet can be a lot of work. However, not every owner is up to the task. Fortunately, there is some help that makes life easier...

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In the Europa League, Chelsea beat Basel 2-1 on the road, while Fenerbahce beat Benfica Lisbon. Meanwhile, Chelsea is set to acquire striker Falcao for GBP 53 million and coach Jose Mourinho. In the NFL Draft, offensive tackle Eric Fisher was selected as the number one overall pick by the Kansas City Chiefs. In the NBA Playoffs, Brooklyn lost against Chicago, now trailing the series 2-1. In baseball, the New York Yankees beat Toronto, while the Mets lost against the Dodgers. And, in the NHL, the Rangers beat Carolina in overtime, claiming the last playoff spot, while the Islanders lost against Philadelphia.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to John Isner, Kosuke Fukudome, Carlos Bianchi, and Belgian middle distance running legend Roger Moens. On this day in 1964, Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to become Tanzania. Have a great weekend, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but find out something about Thomas Edison that you did not know for sure in the Random Fact section!

About Time - French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain has plans to renovate its aging stadium and expand its capacity significantly. Read here.