We are only three and a half months away from announcing the "2014 Rudy Report Athlete of the Year" so start thinking about who should succeed Alex Rodriguez, today on "National Rock Collecting Day." Anyways, the Rudy Report is the best sports and lifestyle report in the world. We know it. You know it. However, others that call themselves enchanting may not necessarily be correct....
In the NFL, there are rumors that Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson could get traded as a result of his child abuse allegations. On Monday Night Football, Philadelphia beat Indianapolis in an exciting game. The Champions League will begin play today. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees lost a very close game against Tampa Bay, while the Mets got beaten by Miami.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Brandon Moss, Karl-Heinz Riedle, Neville Southall, Elgin Baylor, and Belarusian wrestling legend Aleksandr Medved. On this day in 1620, the Mayflower started her voyage to North America. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but find out something about an interesting fear in the Random Fact section!
Sale Boost - The Atlanta Hawks may get a higher sale price due to a new broadcasting deal benefiting the National Basketball Association franchise. Read here.
If the number of Rudy Report followers was to be compared with the population of US cities, we would now be the 105th largest US city, today on "National Felt Hat Day." Anyways, you know the situation: You walk on the streets, see a person, and that person looks like someone famous or someone you know. It happens quite frequently. Looking like a dessert happens a lot less often though....
In golf, Billy Horschel held on to the lead in the final round to win the Tour Championship and the FedEx Cup ahead of Jim Furyk and Rory McIlroy. Horschel walks away with over $11.4 million earned this weekend. Manchester United is said to prepare a $500,000 per week salary offer for Cristiano Ronaldo. Meanwhile, in the Premier League, ManU, Chelsea, and ManCity won their respective games. Arsenal had a draw and Liverpool lost. In the NFL, both New York teams (or should we call them New Jersey teams if they lose?!), the Giants and Jets, lost their games. In college football, Boston College upset USC. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees lost against Baltimore, while the Mets also lost against Washington.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Dan Marino, Patrick Marleau, Johan Neeskens, Pete Carroll, and New Zealandian cricket sensation Nathan Astle. On this day in 2008, Lehman Brothers filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which was the largest bankruptcy filing in US history. Have a great week, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but you can learn something interesting about hippo milk in the Random Fact section!
Angry Sale - The owner of Premier League club Hull City has announced that he will sell the team after the league refused a petition for a name change. Read here.
Electric Offering - Electric racing series Formula E may seek to go public in an IPO, according to financier and Boston Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck. Read here.
For Mother Russia - A new report suggests that Russian billionaires are continuing to pour money into failing sports enterprises to make President Putin look good. Read here.
The great thing about reading the Rudy Report is that it has no calories whatsoever, unless you print it out and eat the paper, today on "National Video Games Day." Anyways, good weather can make weekends so much better. According to this forecast right here, however, you do not have much to look forward to this weekend....
On Thursday Night Football, Baltimore beat Pittsburgh. Team USA will take on France or a real country (Serbia) in the final of the FIBA basketball world cup. Chris Kirk and Billy Horschel are tied for the lead at the Tour Championship after Round 1. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees beat Tampa Bay thanks to a walk-off home run by Chris Young, while the Mets had the day off.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Andrew Luck, Yao Ming, Angel Cabrera, and Estonian canoe racing legend Heino Kurvet. On this day in 1933, Leo Szilard, while waiting for a red light to cross the street, conceived the idea of the nuclear chain reaction. Have a great weekend, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can find out how complex the game of chess really is in the Random Fact section!
A Lot To Ask - Owner Joe Lewis wants to sell Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur, but the asking price of GBP 1 billion could be a road block. Read here.
First Candidate - Former NBA star Dominique Wilkins is said to be assembling a group of investors to make a bid for the Atlanta Hawks. Read here.
Still Looking - David Beckham is still looking for a site to build a stadium in Miami for his Major League Soccer franchise, but there have been some setbacks. Read here.
While you have probably never been to any of these obscure countries, the Rudy Report has readers in Guadeloupe, Kyrgyzstan, Zambia, and France, today on "National Read a Book Day." Anyways, our readers are international and have stuck with us for years. Some things, however, shouldn't always stick....
Liverpool FC and Manchester United are reportedly interested in signing Barcelona defender Dani Alves. In golf, the Tour Championship will begin today. Miami Heat star Chris Bosh has launched his line of ties called "Mr. Nice Tie." And, in baseball, the New York Yankees beat Tampa Bay, while the Mets were victorious against Colorado.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Jacoby Ellsbury, Mike Comrie, Ed Reed, Paul Heyman, Franz Beckenbauer, and St. Lucian high jumping sensation Darvin Edwards. On this day in 1941, ground was broken for the construction of the Pentagon in Washington, DC. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but you can learn the difference between mouthwash and wine in the Random Fact section!
Record Revenues - Despite the team's on-field struggles, Premier League club Manchester United has announced record revenues of almost $700 million. Read here.
Good Losers - After losing the bidding war against Terry Pegula to acquire the Buffalo Bills, other bidders Jon Bon Jovi and Donald Trump have released positive statements. Read here.
The Rudy Report is perfect for people that do not like to talk to others in the morning, because why would you need to talk to anyone if you can read this, today on "National Sewing Machine Day." Anyways, if you have any pressing questions, you can ask Rudy and he will answer in the Dear Rudy section. It's better than asking silly questions in tense situations....
The FIFA World Cup in Qatar may be moved from June/July to January or November of 2022. Team USA will take on Lithuania in the basketball world cup semi-finals tomorrow. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees lost against Tampa Bay, while the Mets beat Colorado.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Jordan Staal, Ben Wallace, Andreas Herzog, Joe Nieuwendyk, Don Muraco, Arnold Palmer, and Syrian heptathlon legend Ghada Shouaa. On this day in 1846, Elias Howe was granted a patent for the sewing machine. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but find out how much peace the world has had in history in the Random Fact section!
Big Bills - The owner of NHL franchise Buffalo Sabres, Terry Pegula, is the winning bidder to acquire NFL franchise Buffalo Bills for $1.4 billion. Read here.
Big Money - NBA franchise Atlanta Hawks could sell for more than $750 million, which would make it the second highest sale price after the Clippers. Read here.
Bigger Money - If the National Hockey League allows for a second franchise in Toronto, it could command an expansion fee of as much as $1.2 billion. Read here.
Biggest Money - The National Basketball Association could receive $2 billion annually for its new TV broadcasting rights sale in 2016. Read here.