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Written by Rudy on October 02, 2014 - 6:45 am -

We are almost in the year 2015 and humankind has still not figured out how to make a car mirror that shows objects exactly the size as they appear, today on "National Name Your Car Day." Anyways, Rudy Report news are always the most credible. However, don't believe other news sources. They may not always be correct. This claim in the picture below sounds quite bogus....

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In baseball, a Washington Nationals fan is offering his playoff club-level tickets in exchange for a threesome with two women on Craigslist. Meanwhile, in the National League Wild Card elimination game, San Francisco beat Pittsburgh. The Giants will now face the Nationals. And, in the UEFA Champions League, Atletico Madrid beat Juventus Turin in a tight game 1-0.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Phil Kessel, Tyson Chandler, Thomas Muster, Frankie Fredericks, Glenn Anderson, and Greek triple jump legend Hrysopiyi "Pigi" Devetzi (I realize the name sounds made up, but it's not). On this day in 1991, Steffi Graf became the youngest woman to win 500 pro tennis matches. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something interesting about driving your car in the Random Fact section!

Doubling Down - The National Hockey League has secured a $1.4 billion credit facility led by Citigroup, doubling the amount of credit compared to the previous deal. Read here.

Done Deal - The sale of the New York Islanders to Jon Ledecky and Scott Malkin has been approved by the NHL with the duo assuming full ownership in two years. Read here.

A Matter Of Perspective

Written by Rudy on October 01, 2014 - 6:04 am -

We are just three months away from celebrating three guys riding through the desert on camels to throw a baby shower, but not yet today on "National CD Player Day." Anyways, art is something people love talking about. People have many different perspectives on it. Some can be interesting, some can be abstract, and then some can be slightly misleading....

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In the UEFA Champions League, Paris St. Germain beat Barcelona 3-2 in an exciting top game. And, in the MLB Wild Card elimination game, Oakland and Kansas City both showed a fantastic performance. In the end, Kansas City advanced by overcoming a 6-7 deficit in the 9th inning and will now face the LA Angels.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Matt Cain, Curtis Axel, Mark McGwire, and New Zealandean chess sensation Jonathan Sarfati. On this day in 1971, Disney World opened in Orlando, Florida. Have a great day, check out the new Dear Rudy about political correctness, if you have not done so already, and you can learn something incredibly entertaining about Zimbabwe in the Random Fact section!

Moving Angels - There are rumors that MLB franchise LA Angels could move from Anaheim to nearby Tustin if no new stadium lease can be negotiated. Read here.

More Time - AEG is asking for an extension to have more time to find a NFL franchise that they could bring to a proposed $1.2 billion Downtown LA stadium. Read here.

Success Story - British soccer club Portsmouth has announced that the team is now free of debt, after going through years of financial struggles. Read here.

On Sale - Major League Soccer is trying to sell the Chivas USA franchise by the end of this season and could shut it down should no sale occur. Read here.

Vice Versa

Written by Rudy on September 30, 2014 - 5:45 am -

Since September got the short end of the deal in the calendar lottery with only 30 days (not as bad as February though), this is the last Rudy Report of the month, today on "National Ask a Stupid Question Day." Anyways, fashion is always a hot topic. It takes skills in order to dress to impress. The fashion constellation in the picture below is quite rare and happens only once every eight years....

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In the NBA, there are rumors that the Cleveland Cavaliers may be planning a trade for Pacers star Roy Hibbert. The UEFA Champions League will continue with its second game day later today. And, on Monday Night Football, the Kansas City Chiefs crushed the New England Patriots.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Adam Jones, Martina Hingis, Yan Stastny, Jeremy Giambi, and Scottish rugby legend Gary "The Border Terrier" Armstrong. On this day in 1927, Babe Ruth became the first baseball player to hit 60 home runs in a season. Have a great day, there is still the Dear Rudy about ESPN and its suspended contributors, and you can learn something interesting about seating at Starbucks in the Random Fact section!

NFL Europe - The National Football League is considering a football franchise in London, conceivably starting in 2022, due to continued high demand by British fans. Read here.

Fund Ban - World soccer organization FIFA is planning to ban soccer hedge funds that trade player rights, shutting down a billion-dollar market. Read here.

Waterproof

Written by Rudy on September 29, 2014 - 6:44 am -

The Rudy Report would like to welcome you to the last week of September and the first week of October, which Rudy traditionally celebrates as "Rocktober", today on "National Crush a Can Day." Anyways, pool season is basically over in most parts of the country, unless you happen to live in Florida, but either way, if you go take a dip in the pool, make sure to follow certain important rules....

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At the Ryder Cup, Europe beat the United States with a comfortable margin of victory once again. Bayern Munich is said to be interested in Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil. In the Premier League, Chelsea, ManU, and ManCity won their respective games, while Liverpool had a draw. The North London Derby between Arsenal and Tottenham also ended in a 1-1 draw. In baseball, the New York Yankees beat Boston in Derek Jeter's final game, while the Mets beat Houston. And, in the NFL, the New York Jets lost against Detroit.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Kevin Durant, Calvin Johnson, Per Mertesacker, Andriy Shevchenko, John Paxson, and Botswana's sprinting sensation Isaac Makwala. On this day in 1789, the first United States Congress adjourned. Have a great week, there is still the new Dear Rudy about ESPN and what is still appropriate to say in public, and you can learn something interesting about dwarfs in Spain in the Random Fact section!

Financial Sanctions - Several European soccer clubs, including Liverpool and Roma, could face sanctions due to Financial Fair Play violations. Read here.

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Written by Rudy on September 26, 2014 - 8:25 am -

The Rudy Report would like to point out that if the NFL's crime streak continues, better football will be played in prison leagues, than in the NFL, today on "National Hug a Vegetarian Day." Anyways, not every national soccer team in the world has enough professional players. Some smaller countries, like Gibraltar or France, have to field amateurs that have normal day jobs....

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Real Madrid is said to be interested in Liverpool star Raheem Sterling. On Thursday Night Football, the New York Giants defeated the Washington Redskins. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees beat Baltimore in Derek Jeter's final home game with Jeter hitting a walk-off single, while the Mets lost against Washington.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin, Michael Ballack, Joe Nemechek, and Kenyan marathon running legend Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot. On this day in 1580, Sir Francis Drake finished his circumnavigation of the Earth. Have a great weekend, there is brand-new Dear Rudy about Bill Simmons and political correctness, and you can learn how to find your closest shelter in the Random Fact section!

Lost Interest - Investment company Cain Hoy Enterprises is no longer interested in buying Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur.  Read here.

Cricket Finance - Lancashire Country Cricket Club will become the first cricket club to fund an expansion by selling bonds worth almost $5 million. Read here.