The Rudy Report is proud to announce that we are being read in 136 countries around the world, including obscure nations, such as Kyrgyzstan, Zambia, and France, today on "National Handcuffs Day." By the way, the Rudy Report will be taking a break for about a week, returning on Tuesday, March 3rd. Anyways, the way we interpret art differs from person to person. You can see that right here....
The NFL will not expand the playoffs in the 2015 season, but changes will come in the next few years. In the Europa League, Celtic Glasgow and Inter Milan had a 3-3 draw in the top game. And, in the NHL, the New York Islanders crushed Nashville 5-2, while the New York Rangers lost against Vancouver in a shoot-out.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Justin Verlander, Fred Jackson, Stephon Marbury, Charles Barkley, Bobby Unser, and Jamaican-America cricket sensation Rohan Alexander. On this day in 1872, the Metropolitan Museum of Art opened in New York City. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but you can learn something interesting about burps in the Random Fact section!
Higher And Higher - The National Football League has announced that the salary cap will increase to a range between $140 and $143 million. Read here.
More Than Football - Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan has unveiled a development project that goes beyond football. Read here.
The Rudy Report would like to point out that if you see a chameleon, it probably isn't very good at being a chameleon, today on "National Chocolate Mint Day." Anyways, Rudy thinks it is important to give back. Charity should be part of all our lives. This man right here is a huge donor and clearly not afraid to show it....
The New York Knicks are said to be interested in Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic. In the UEFA Champions League, Real Madrid beat Schalke 2-0 in the first leg of the first knock-out stage. And, it looks like the FIFA 2022 World Cup in Qatar has been moved from summer to winter to allow for play in more comfortable conditions.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Roger Goodell, Ryan Whitney, Mike Miller, Dwight Freeney, Paul Haarhuis, and Bulgarian sumo wrestling legend Kotooshu Katsunori. On this day in 1965, the National Football League added a sixth official. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can find out why you are fatter in sunlight in the Random Fact section!
Going Down - Several assets of struggling Italian soccer club FC Parma have been seized as the Serie A team is on the verge of bankruptcy. Read here.
Ready To Go - The San Diego Chargers appear ready to move to Los Angeles with stadium talks in their own city not being productive. Read here.
Money Matters - A new report illustrates how clubs like Barcelona or Real Madrid make more money with TV rights than all of MLS combined. Read here.
The Rudy Report would like to announce that we completely reject granola health bars without chocolate in them, today on "National Drink Wine Day." Anyways, taking the bus is usually a cheap and effective way to get around bigger cities. And what can possibly go wrong if this guy right here is your driver?
After leaving the New York Knicks, Amar'e Stoudemire has joined the Dallas Mavericks. The Daytona 500 will take place this weekend. And, in the NHL, the New York Islanders beat Carolina.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Andrei Kirilenko, Alex Rios, Alexander Mogilny, and Welsh sprinting and hurdling legend Colin Jackson. On this day in 1930, Elm Farm Ollie became the first cow to fly in an aircraft and also the first cow to be milked in an aircraft. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something interesting about dust in the Random Fact section!
Interesting Offer - A Thai banking executive is offering 1 billion Euros for a 50% stake in struggling Italian club AC Milan. Read here.
The Rudy Report is being read in 136 countries around the world, including cool countries where lawmakers get into fistfights, like today on "National Ferris Wheel Day." Anyways, art is a wonderful thing. That is why Rudy is happy that the youngest generation is visiting museums with great enthusiasm....
The New York Yankees will retire Andy Pettitte's number in August. The owner of Bundesliga club Hoffenheim, billionaire Dietmar Hopp, is calling for a salary cap in soccer after a record broadcasting deal was announced in the Premier League. And, in the NHL, the New York Rangers beat the Islanders in a high-scoring game 6-5.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Michael Jordan, Tommy Moe, Luc Robitaille, Vaclav Prospal, and Malaysian badminton legend Wong Choong Hann. On this day in 1933, the Blaine Act ended the Prohibition in the United States. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but find out how you would do in a staring contest against the world record holder in the Random Fact section!
Fight Of The Century - Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao have agreed to a $250 million championship fight in Las Vegas. Read here.
Big Gap - A new report examines the widening wealth gap between clubs and leagues as the Premier League reaches a record broadcasting rights deal. Read here.
The Rudy Report has invented an alarm clock that releases spiders, which will truly wake you up, today on "National Innovation Day." Anyways, jealousy is a vicious thing. Many other sports & lifestyle reports are jealous of the Rudy Report, of course. However, jealousy can clearly go to far....
Major League Baseball is considering changing the strike zone to allow for more offense in games. The NBA All-Star Game took place in New York and we will safely assume that nobody cares about the result. And, in the FA Cup, Arsenal and Liverpool advanced to the quarterfinals among other teams.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Jerome Bettis, Cathy Freeman, Keith Gretzky (someone thought of you!), and Canadian ice hockey legend Lanny "The Stash" McDonald. On this day in 2005, the National Hockey League canceled the entire 2004/05 season. Have a great week, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but you can learn something fascinating about judo in the Random Fact section!
Strong Start - A prospective National Hockey League franchise in Las Vegas has sold over 5,000 tickets in just 36 hours, which is a strong sign of local interest. Read here.
Global Stage - Fox has acquired the US rights to broadcast the 2026 FIFA World Cup, aiming to become the leading sports network in the country. Read here.