While there are less fortunate people in the world that have nothing to eat and/or read, you have the Rudy Report, which should make you feel very privileged, today on "National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Day." Many people are trying to escape the cities in the summer. They head to lakes, beaches, and other locations that are more bearable than a muggy urban setting. But cities have their summer festivals, too...
Chris Bosh will return to the Miami Heat for Game 5 against the Boston Celtics. Meanwhile, the Chicago Bulls seem to be interested in signing Jason Kidd. In baseball, the Mets lost against St. Louis, while the New York Yankees had the day off. And, in the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the New Jersey Devils got crushed by the LA Kings, now basically surrendering the title by trailing the series 3-0.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Torry Holt, Patrick Head, Art Donovan, and Lithuanian basketball legend Zydrunas Ilgauskas. On this day in 1883, the first regularly scheduled Orient Express departed Paris. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but learn something about Chinese medicine in the Random Fact section!
The Funny Team - Comedian Bill Maher has revealed that he has purchased a minority stake in Major League Baseball franchise New York Mets. Read here.
You are witnessing a historic moment as this is the most recent Rudy Report of all times, a record, which will most likely be broken tomorrow, but not today on "National Repeat Day", but not today on "National Repeat Day." If you read this before lunch or dinner, you are probably hungry. Eating healthy is important, but sometimes you want to treat yourself to something unhealthy, like a pizza. Well, please enjoy pizza, but try not to eat more than one per week...
The Euro 2012 is starting this week on Friday and Germany is the clear favorite to win the tournament. Tiger Woods won the Memorial golf tournament. Detroit Red Wings star Nicklas Lidstrom has decided to retire from hockey. The French Open are still not interesting enough to report anything. The LA Kings lead the Stanley Cup Finals 2-0 after another victory against New Jersey. And, in baseball, the Yankees beat Detroit. Were you interested in the Mets score? I didn't think so...
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Lukas Podolski, Evan Lysacek, Derian Hatcher, Viktor Tikhonov, and Australian motorcycle racing legend Mick Doohan. On this day in 1974, the National Football League granted franchise to the Seattle Seahawks. Have a great week, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but learn something about breast implants in the Random Fact section!
Staying Long-Term - Will Chang is expected to retain a significant ownership stake in Major League Soccer club DC United, even after new investors come on board. Read here.
The Rudy Report would like to welcome you to June as we have more to report before you can go into the weekend, today on "National Donut Day." We are approaching the end of prom season; a time, which gives girls from New Jersey the opportunity to wear ugly dresses and display their fat arms. Some of them get really creative. Some even come up with a theme...
French club Paris St. Germain is preparing a 120-million Euro bid for Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney. It was a quiet day in baseball. And, in the NBA playoffs, Oklahoma beat San Antonio, but they still trail the series 2-1.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Carlos Zambrano, Santana Moss, Derek Lowe, Alexi Lalas, Paul Coffey, and Mongolian judo legend Naidangiin Tuevshinbayar. On this day in 1974, the Heimlich maneuver for rescuing choking victims was first published in the journal "Emergency Medicine." Have a great weekend, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but learn something valuable about the game Pac-Man that you did not know for sure in the Random Fact section!
Getting Ugly - Frank McCourt may face charges by a grand jury with regards to accounting and spending during his time at the Los Angeles Dodgers. Read here.
Soccer Finances - While the Premier League is still the number one soccer league in Europe in terms of revenues, the German league has the highest profits. Read here.
This is the last day of May and the Rudy Report is sure to return in June as our daily editions are starting to heat up in time for the summer, today on "National Business Image Awareness Day." Athletes from many countries in the world will be participating in the Olympics. All of them hope to accomplish great things, except for France, because the French never accomplish anything. Anyways, some participants have caused quite a bit of confusion...
Bayern Munich is said to be close to signing Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko. In the NHL playoffs, the LA Kings won Game 1 against the New Jersey Devils 2-1 in overtime. And, in baseball, the Mets lost against Philadelphia again, and let's assume, not looking at the result, that the Yankees finally beat the Angels.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Marco Reus, Nate Robinson, Jake Peavy, Chad Campbell, Kenny Lofton, Joe Namath, and Hungarian light heavyweight boxing legend Zsolt Erdei. On this day in 2002, the New Jersey Nets beat the Boston Celtics to advance to the NBA Finals. Those were the days! Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but find out whether the smartest people in the world are men or women in the Random Fact section!
Rumor Denial - AEG executive Tim Leiweke has reiterated that the company has no intention to sell successful NHL franchise LA Kings. Read here.
While the pre-IPO Facebook hype (remember?) was totally unwarranted, the mega-hype surrounding the Rudy Report has been justified for years, which you buy into every day, because it's free, like today on "National Ice Cream Day." Most people have heard about it, but few actually understand what it means: Inflation. It has to do with the value of money and rising prices. It's hard to explain, but easy to illustrate using a picture. This is what $1 can buy you today...
The New York Knicks have denied rumors that they are interested in signing veteran Allen Iverson. Chelsea star Didier Drogba may play for Real Madrid next season. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees played way too late against the Anaheim Angels, while the Mets beat Philadelphia.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Steven Gerrard, Clint Bowyer, Manny Ramirez, Gilles Villemure, and Danish handball sensation Lars Moeller Madsen. On this day in 1879, New York City's Gilmores Garden was renamed Madison Square Garden by William Henry Vanderbilt and was opened to the public at 26th Street and Madison Avenue. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but learn something about laughing in the Random Fact section!
Hole In One - Phil Mickelson has joined a group of investors that is interested in buying Major League Baseball franchise San Diego Padres. Read here.
Undisclosed Interest - Executives have confirmed that an unnamed group is ready to make a bid for British soccer club Leeds United. Read here.