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Today October 21, 2014

Holidays

Written by Rudy on October 21, 2014 - 6:20 am -

The Rudy Report will be taking a quick creative break for the rest of the week, and so you have to read other, lesser sports news, but it will probably make you appreciate Rudy more, today on "National Evaluate Your Life Day." Anyways, Rudy is not the only one taking time off. As the holidays are approaching, make sure you know everyone's schedule....

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Bayern Munich is said to be close to signing Dortmund star Marco Reus for next season. FSU quarterback Jameis Winston will enter the NFL Draft in 2015. On Monday Night Football, Pittsburgh defeated Houston. And, in baseball, the World Series will begin today. Both, San Francisco and Kansas City made it as wild card teams.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Lou Lamoriello, Whitey Ford, Shelden Williams, Zack Greinke, and Romanian gymnastics legend Lavinia Milosovici. On this day in 1973, Fred Dryer of the Los Angeles Rams became the first player in history to score two safeties in the same game. Have a great rest of the week, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but find out why cuddling is important in the Random Fact section!

The Race Is On - A new report describes how different parties are trying to land a franchise in Los Angeles as they fight to play in one of the most lucrative markets. Read here.

Overcoming Obstacles

Written by Rudy on October 20, 2014 - 7:05 am -

The Rudy Report would like to point out that if you post on Facebook that you run 1.7 miles every morning, you will get a "like" from burglars who know that they have 35 minutes to check out your house, today on "National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day." Anyways, sometimes life can be difficult. Everyone needs to overcome obstacles at one point or another. Don't panic, you will find a way....

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The 2016 NHL All-Star Game was awarded to the city of Nashville. Meanwhile, in the NHL, the New York Rangers destroyed San Jose 4-0. In the Premier League, ManCity and Chelsea won, while Arsenal only had a draw. Liverpool beat Queens Park Rangers 3-2. 4 out of the 5 goals were scored after the 87th minute. The World Series between Kansas City and San Francisco will begin tomorrow. In NCAA football, Florida State beat Notre Dame in a close and exciting game. And, in the NFL, the New York Giants lost a crucial game against Dallas. Of course, Peyton Manning also broke Brett Favre's record in the game against San Francisco. Manning is now leading the NFL in all-time touchdown passes.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Willis McGahee, Ian Rush, Keith Hernandez, Scott Hall, and Greek high jumping legend Labros Papakostas. On this day in 1992, the first World Series game outside of the US took place when Toronto beat Atlanta. Have a great week, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something interesting about ice cream on TV in the Random Fact section!

Fan Involvement - The British Labour Party is pitching a proposal that would give fans representation on club boards in the Premier League. Read here.

Building Bridges

Written by Rudy on October 17, 2014 - 5:24 am -

The Rudy Report would like to point out that gluten allergies can easily be treated by telling people that there is no gluten in their food, today on "National Wear Something Gaudy Day." Anyways, the Rudy Report connects the world and, as a result, makes it a better and more peaceful place (with the exception of West Africa and the Middle East). A bridge can help reach places that seemed impossible to get to at first....

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Arsenal London is interested in signing Dortmund defender Mats Hummels, offering $50 million. LeBron James has signed on to become a brand ambassador for Kia. On Thursday Night Football, New England beat the New York Jets in a close game. And, in the MLB Playoffs, San Francisco advanced to the World Series by defeating St. Louis and winning the series 4-1. Travis Ishikawa hit the game-winning walk-off home run.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Ernie Els, Kimi Raikkonen, Steve McMichael, Bob Seagren, and Russian volleyball legend Yekaterina Gamova (for her opponents, it's game-ova). On this day in 1860, the first The Open Championship of golf was played in Great Britain. Have a great weekend, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something interesting about homeless and the housing market in the Random Fact section!

More Interest - Former NBA star Chris Webber is said to be part of a group of investors interested in making a bid for the Atlanta Hawks. Read here.

Wonder

Written by Rudy on October 16, 2014 - 7:35 am -

The Rudy Report would like to point out that if you report an ebola case in your house to the Center for Disease Control, they will come and clean your entire home for free, today on "National Dictionary Day." Anyways, when people feel strongly about something, they make signs. Some signs can be quite effective. Some others may be useless. This guy in the picture below made a sign and brought it to the Stevie Wonder concert....

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The Denver Broncos have surpassed the Dallas Cowboys in popularity as "America's Team," according to the latest Harris Poll results. In the NHL, Carolina Hurricanes player Eric Staal could join the Toronto Maple Leafs. And, in the MLB Playoffs, Kansas City swept Baltimore to advance to the World Series. They will face St. Louis or San Francisco, who lead the series 3-1.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Bryce Harper, Ryan Fitzgerald, Mehmet Scholl, Terry Griffiths, and Dutch hurdling sensation Gregory Sedoc. On this day in 1923, the Walt Disney Company was founded by Walt Disney and his brother Roy. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but find out why you should drink chocolate milk in the Random Fact section!

Feel The Beats - The discussion about banning Beats headphones from NFL games is actually benefiting the company as it gets free advertising from the debate. Read here.

Education

Written by Rudy on October 15, 2014 - 12:16 pm -

The Rudy Report likes the month of October, because everywhere you go in the US, even when watching football, you are constantly reminded of boobs, today on "National Information Overload Day." Anyways, education is important. If you learn enough, you may one day even win a Nobel Prize (or learn how to spell it). Here's an effective description of how real education works....

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The Buffalo Sabres will host the 2016 NHL Draft. Russell Wilson leads the NFL in merchandise sales, ahead of Peyton Manning and Colin Kaepernick. Ireland upset Germany with a 1-1 draw in the Euro 2016 qualifiers. In the MLB Playoffs, the San Francisco Giants took a 2-1 series lead against St. Louis, thanks to a walk-off error in the 10th inning. Meanwhile, Kansas City is one game away from the World Series after defeating Baltimore once again. And, in the NHL, the undefeated New York Islanders crushed the New York Rangers 6-3 at Madison Square Garden.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Mesut Ozil, Tom Boonen, David Trezeguet, Jim Palmer, and Armenian chess legend Rafael Vaganian (whose last name comes awfully close to a female body part). On this day in 1989, Wayne Gretzky became the NHL's all-time leading points scorer. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something interesting about chewing gum in the Random Fact section!

Blocking Move - The San Diego Chargers may try to block a move of any NFL franchise to Los Angeles, claiming their business would be threatened with 30% of revenues coming from the LA area. Read here.

Demanding - The NFL has a long list of demands for any city looking to host a Super Bowl, including the requirement that the home team has to play a game in London. Read here.