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Written by Rudy on March 19, 2013 - 9:06 am -

While it has to be said that shampoo commercials have not evolved at all in the past 40 years, the Rudy Report brings something new to the table every day, like today on "International Skeptics Day." Numbers play a big role in our lives. That's why people, especially in the United States, like to consider statistics when making important decisions...

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It has been confirmed that Tiger Woods is officially dating skiing star Lindsey Vonn. Inter Milan is said to be interested in Bayern Munich striker Mario Gomez. Running back Ahmad Bradshaw is being linked to the Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers. In the NHL, the New York Rangers beat Carolina in a shoot-out. And, in the NBA, Brooklyn beat Detroit.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Alessandro Nesta, Andy Reid, Clayton Kershaw, and New Zealandian cricket legend Warren Lees. On this day in 1931, gambling was legalized in Nevada. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but learn something about Herbert Hoover that you did not know before in the Random Fact section!

Coming To New York - The Major League Soccer Commissioner has stated that the league is making progress finding funding for a stadium and a new franchise in Queens. Read here.

Special Talent

Written by Rudy on March 18, 2013 - 4:00 am -

While sometimes the Rudy Report is written especially for you, yes, you, this one is written for someone else, but you can go ahead and still read it, today on "National White T-Shirt Day." You have to be better than others in this competitive world. Reading the Rudy Report certainly helps. But you need more unique skills, like this guy right here...

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In the Champions League quarterfinals, Bayern Munich will take on Juventus Turin, while Barcelona will play against Paris, amongst other games. In the Premier League, Arsenal, Chelsea, and ManU won their respective games, while ManCity lost against Everton, and Liverpool also had a loss. In Formula One, Kimi Raikkonen won the first race of the season in Melbourne. In the NBA, the Knicks lost against the Clippers, while Brooklyn had a loss against Atlanta. In the "March Madness" NCAA college basketball tournament, Louisville, Kansas, Indiana, and Gonzaga are the top rated teams. And, in the NHL, the Rangers lost against Pittsburgh, while the Islanders beat Florida on Saturday.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Fabian Cancellara, Timo Glock, Zdeno Chara, Ingemar Stenmark, Ron Atkinson, and Bruneian hurdling sensation Maziah Mahusin. On this day in 1970, the NFL selected Wilson as the official maker of its footballs. Have a great week, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but learn something about islands that will make you sound educated in the Random Fact section!

Focus On NFL - After deciding not to sell AEG, Phil Anschutz is now focused on building an NFL stadium in LA and bringing a franchise to the city. Read here.

A Look At Easter

Written by Rudy on March 15, 2013 - 7:58 am -

We are half way through March and it feels like the year only started recently, so you better hurry to read this, because time flies, today on "National Everything You Do Is Right Day." The Easter holiday is coming up in two weeks and we want to remind you of its historical context. It's when the Easter bunny emerged one day and laid eggs in nests all around people's yards. Below, you can see the Easter bunnies leaving their office and getting ready...

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The New York Jets may be interested in signing quarterback Kevin Kolb, who played for the Arizona Cardinals. Meanwhile, Steven Jackson will be the new running back of the Atlanta Falcons. Wide receiver Wes Welker has joined Denver. And, in the NHL, the New York Rangers lost against Winnipeg, while the Islanders beat Tampa Bay.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Kevin Youkilis, Darcy Tucker, Mike Tomlin, and Japanese competitive eating legend Takeru "Tsunami" Kobayashi. On this day in 1892, Liverpool Football Club was founded. Have a great weekend, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but you can learn something about Janis Joplin's will in the Random Fact section!

Off The Market - Sports entertainment giant AEG is no longer for sale as the owner has decided to keep the company, while replacing CEO Tim Leiweke. Read here.

Realigned - The National Hockey League is going ahead with realigning teams into four new divisions that would also create a playoff wild card spot. Read here. 

The Bling Factor

Written by Rudy on March 14, 2013 - 9:15 am -

We would like you to take the index finger of your right hand and point at yourself, because this Rudy Report was written just for you, yes, you, today on "National Learn About Butterflies Day." Well, stock markets have been setting record highs lately and nobody is talking about the recession anymore. But how do we really know that the crisis is over? By looking at the size of the bling of completely unknown rappers...

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The New York Giants have released kicker Lawrence Tynes, who will be replaced by Josh Brown. In the Champions League, Bayern Munich and Malaga became the last teams to advance to the quarterfinals. And, in the NBA, the Knicks played against Denver, but nobody watched it, because it was on too late.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Stephen Curry, Nicolas Anelka, Pieter van den Hoogenband, Bobby Jenks, and Kazakh boxing sensation Bakhtiyar Artayev. On this day in 1997, 68-year old hockey legend Gordie Howe signed an AHL contract with the Syracuse Crunch. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but find out something somewhat interesting about two historical figures in the Random Fact section!

Unrivaled - Officials in Qatar have denied rumors that the state is planning on creating a rival soccer league that would challenge the Champions League. Read here.

Unit Conversion

Written by Rudy on March 13, 2013 - 9:11 am -

The Rudy Report bets that this message is better than the previous e-mail or article you read, so enjoy before getting back to less attractive stuff, today on "National Earmuff Day." While the rest of the world uses meters, Celsius, and kilograms, the United States still won't accept these universal units of measurement. Well, that is why to this day, we have to continue converting units...

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David Beckham is the world's richest soccer player with a net worth of 200 million Euros, ahead of Lionel Messi who has 133 million Euros. In the Champions League, Barcelona eliminated AC Milan, while Galatasaray Istanbul advanced as well. Wide receiver Victor Cruz wants to stay with the New York Giants, but the Patriots may be ready to make an offer. In the NBA, Brooklyn beat New Orleans. And, in the NHL, the New York Rangers lost against Buffalo.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Holger Badstuber, Caron Butler, Johan Santana, Edgar Davids, Bruno Conti, and Vietnamese chess sensation Le Quang Liem. On this day in 2008, gold prices at the New York Mercantile Exchange hit $1,000 per ounce for the first time. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but find out where Stalin's family now lives in the Random Fact section!

Work In Progress - A National Hockey League executive has stated that the sale of the Phoenix Coyotes is in progress as several groups of investors are currently doing their due diligence. Read here.