While there are so many people protesting about all different kinds of stuff around the world all the time, the Rudy Report is here to cheer you up and celebrate, today on "National Ancestor Appreciation Day." A great photographer is hard to find. Not only does one have to have a great camera and a keen eye for locations. No! A great photographer has also the ability to capture exactly the right moment...
The NFL and the referees finally have agreed on a deal for a new collective bargaining agreement. It means that real refs will be back this week, while the other refs can go back to working at Foot Locker. Premier League club Chelsea FC is planning on signing Atletico Madrid striker Falcao for $73 million. And, in baseball, the Yankees beat Minnesota, while the Mets had a win against Pittsburgh.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Jon Garland, Francesco Totti, Steve Kerr, and Bruneian swimming sensation Anderson Lim. On this day in 1777, Lancaster, PA, became the US capital for four days. That is until everyone realized they made a mistake. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but learn something very important to improve your bowling game in the Random Fact section!
Mega Deal - LA's richest man Patrick Soon-Shiong and new Dodgers owners Guggenheim Partners are planning to make a joint bid for AEG to dominate sports in the city. Read here.
Open Threat - The owner of the Edmonton Oilers is considering moving the NHL franchise to Seattle if no arena deal is reached soon. Read here.
For some reason September felt particularly short as we already approach October, which is typically followed by November, if historic data holds, but not yet today on "National Pancake Day." The world is full of conflicts and wars. It's really a shame. Peace is a very valuable good. But some people want to give other things a chance as well...
The NFL confirmed that it stands by the terrible call from Monday, giving the victory to the Seattle Seahawks. And, in baseball, the Yankees lost against Minnesota, while the Mets had a loss against Pittsburgh.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Henrik Sedin, Daniel Sedin, Michael Ballack, Joe Nemechek, and Kenyan marathon running legend Robert "Mwafrika" Kipkoech Cheruiyot (great nickname). On this day in 1981, pitcher Nolan Ryan wrote baseball history by throwing his fifth no-hitter. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but learn something fascinating about beans in the Random Fact section!
Coveted Assets - Insiders at AEG say that there have already been dozens of investors interested in buying the sports entertainment giant. Read here.
In Doubt - There may be no Formula One race in New Jersey next year as the contract has become invalid and financial doubts remain. Read here.
New Stadium - The American owners of Premier League club Liverpool FC have finally come up with a plan to build a new GBP 150 million stadium. Read here.
Unlike FedEx or UPS, the Rudy Report always has same day delivery of its reports for free, which is unique and quite generous, today on "National One Hit Wonder Day." Many people have asked Rudy to provide travel advice, because Rudy has seen all places and countries in the world, except for France and New Jersey. If you want it fancy, you go to Dubai, if you like it relaxed, you go to Hawaii, and if you like it colorful...
On Monday Night Football, Seattle beat the Green Bay Packers in one of the most controversial and bizarre finishes ever in the history of football. Rudy thinks it was an interception and not a touchdown at the very end. The New York Jets will miss star defender Darrelle Revis for the rest of the season due to a torn ACL. England captain John Terry has ended his career within the national team after years of scandals. And, in baseball, the Yankees beat Minnesota, and the Mets won against Pittsburgh.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Matt Hasselbeck, Rashad Evans, Tony Womack, Scottie Pippen, and Cuban javelin throwing legend Herminia Bouza. On this day in 1890, US Congress established Sequoia National Park. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but learn something interesting about monogamy in the Random Fact section!
Interesting Connection - Potential AEG buyer Patrick Soon-Shiong attended a Panthers game last week, which may further underscore his intentions to rule sports in LA. Read here.
The Right Direction - Premier League clubs are meeting to discuss wage restrictions and tying player salaries to revenue numbers. Read here.
Tough Move - The relocation of the Oakland A's to San Jose has been planned for years, but permits and other issues complicate the move. Read here.
With only three months to go until Christmas, you better get your shopping for Mother's Day in, because these days you need to plan ahead, like today on "National Toy Store Day." Let's get philosophical for a moment. It's always easy to complain. It is much harder, however, to look at things positively. That is what the Rudy Report does every day! You can't be happy when you believe that it's always greener on the other side...
Derek Jeter is not ruling out playing for another team at some point in the future. Meanwhile, the Yankees lost against Oakland, while the Mets beat Miami. At the TOUR Championship, which is the finale of the FedEx Cup, Brandt Snedeker won both, the tournament and the cup. In the Premier League, it was Super Sunday. Manchester United beat Liverpool 2-1, while ManCity and Arsenal had a 1-1 tie. Chelsea and Tottenham won their respective games. And, in the NFL, the New York Jets beat Miami in overtime.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to John Arne Riise, Eddie George, Rafael Palmeiro, "Mean" Joe Greene, and sensational American gymnastics twins Morgan and Paul Hamm. On this day in 1957, Camp Nou opened in Barcelona, becoming the largest stadium in Europe. Have a great week, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but find out how many people are left-handed in the Random Fact section!
Coming Soon - An investor says that the city of Seattle might get a National Hockey League franchise within the next three years. Read here.
Not Coming - A representative of a group that wants to build an NFL stadium in Industry said that they have no plans of asking the Anaheim Angels to move. Read here.
This Rudy Report is coming to you live, yes live, as the news come pouring in while you are reading this, today on "National Miniature Golf Day." As you know, the Rudy Report not only meets, but exceeds expectations on a daily basis. Don't take it for granted, because that can certainly not be said about everyone...
Fred Couples was voted into the Golf Hall of Fame. Justin Rose and Tiger Woods are in the lead at the Tour Championship. In the NFL, the New York Giants beat Carolina. And, in baseball, the Yankees beat Toronto while the Mets got crushed by Philadelphia 16 to 1.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Jon Kitna, Cecil Fielder, Jimmy Clausen, and Jamaican cricket legend Chris Gayle. On this day in 1976, the Seychelles joined the United Nations. Congratulations! Have a great weekend, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but learn something valuable about recycling in the Random Fact section!
Mega Sponsorship - French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain is close to signing a sponsorship agreement with Qatar National Bank, worth 100 million Euros per year. Read here.
On The Move - National Basketball Association franchise Anaheim Angels is considering a move to the city of Industry in 2016. Read here.
Three Is The Magic Numbers - A new report reveals that current Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor has three prospective successors. Read here.