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Today February 21, 2017

Vision

Written by Rudy on February 14, 2017 - 6:44 am -

The Rudy Report wants to remind you to never buy a couch before first checking out what it looks like with three loads of laundry on it, like today on "International Book Giving Day." Anyways, when you do not see well, you can either get your eyes lasered or you can wear some fashionable glasses....

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New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz will not play for the team next season. There are several teams that may be interested. Shares of Liberty Braves Group, the company that owns the Atlanta Braves, have gone up since the Miami Marlins sale rumors started. In the NHL, the New York Rangers won against Columbus. And, in the NBA, Brooklyn had a loss against Memphis.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Jim Kelly, Richard Hamilton, Kevin Keegan, Marian Gaborik, Edinson Cavani, and Maldivian soccer sensation Rilwan Waheed. On this day in 1849, in New York City, James Knox Polk became the first serving President of the United States to have his photograph taken. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something about cellphones in the Random Fact section!

Very Quiet - There has been no official confirmation from the Miami Marlins that a deal has been struck to sell the team to the Kushner family. Read here.

Second Career - Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Steve Young has been actively involved in private equity for over a decade. Read here.

Missed Connections - A new article describes the confusion in Sheldon Adelson's camp about losing the stadium deal with the Oakland Raiders. Read here.

Obviously

Written by Rudy on February 13, 2017 - 3:53 am -

The Rudy Report would like to point out that a fax machine is nothing but a surprise printer, like today on "National Get a Different Name Day." Anyways, many things in life are pretty obvious. You just need to be able to take a hint and figure it out....

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The National Basketball Association and video game company Take-Two have announced the creation of a professional esports basketball league. In the Premier League, Liverpool beat Tottenham 2-0 in the top game, while Chelsea remains on top with a 10-point lead. And, in the NBA, the New York Knicks won against San Antonio.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Mike "Coach K" Krzzczcyzdcuishsdwdhgyzewski, Michael Turner, Niklas Backstrom, Mats Sundin, and Romanian boxing and racing legend Mihai Leu. On this day in 1954, Frank Selvy became the only NCAA Division I basketball player ever to score 100 points in a single game. Have a great week, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something interesting about yourself in the Random Fact section!

Baseball Deals - The high price offered by Joshua Kushner for the Miami Marlins may bode well for the LA Dodgers as they are trying to sell a minority stake. Read here.

Aftermath - The city of Rio is dealing with a high debt load as the organizers have failed to sell venues to private investors so far. Read here. 

Eggs

Written by Rudy on February 10, 2017 - 1:31 am -

The Rudy Report wants to point out that as you get ready to attend summer weddings, think how ironic a wedding on Independence Day is, but not yet today on "National Umbrella Day." Anyways, eggs make the world go round. And here's why....

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Major League Baseball may be considering changing its rules on sports betting based on comments made by commissioner Rob Manfred. And, in the NHL, the New York Rangers won against Nashville, while the Islanders had a win against Philadelphia.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Lenny Dykstra, John Calipari, Greg Norman, Ty Law, and British long jumping legend Mary Rand. On this day in 1996, IBM supercomputer Deep Blue defeated Garry Kasparov in chess for the first time. Have a great weekend, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something about Abe Lincoln that you absolutely did not know before in the Random Fact section!

Big Deal - There are rumors that the Miami Marlins will be sold to New York real estate developer Charles Kushner for $1.6 billion, but it remains to be seen if the deal can be closed. Read here. 

Piece Of The Pie - New details are emerging about the potential sale of a minority stake in MLB franchise Los Angeles Dodgers. Read here.

In Trouble - The British Football Association may face government sanctions due to allegations stating that the soccer governing body has failed to promote diversity. Read here.

Wide Load

Written by Rudy on February 09, 2017 - 7:43 am -

The Rudy Report wants to point out that whoever called it rush hour should never ever be allowed to name anything else, like today on "National Read in the Bathtub Day." Anyways, you know the problem. You go to Home Depot to pick something up, but it doesn't fit into the car. Time to get creative....

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The San Francisco 49ers are interested in signing Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. Chelsea is looking into acquiring Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero for $100 million. And, in the NBA, the Brooklyn Nets lost against Washington. Meanwhile, the Nets have signed a 3-year jersey sponsorship deal with Infor for $8 million per year. The company is backed by the Koch brothers.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to John Kruk, Sandy Lyle, Jameer Nelson, and German middle distance running legend Dieter Baumann. On this day in 1971, Satchel Paige became the first Negro League player to be voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can discover an incredible record in the Random Fact section!

Over The Top - Disney's most recent quarterly results reveal that the company needs to be more successful with its streaming sports programming. Read here.

Now Accepting Partners - The Los Angeles Dodgers have announced that they will sell a minority stake in the MLB franchise. Read here. 

Fat

Written by Rudy on February 08, 2017 - 1:36 am -

The Rudy Report would like to point out that eskimos really do not appreciate housewarming presents, like today on "National Opera Day." Anyways, there are real friends and there are acquaintances. You can tell the difference by seeing how polite they are towards you. Because real friends do not hold back....

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The San Diego Padres have started a campaign to get former Chargers fans to attend their games. The New York Yankees have signed Milwaukee slugger Chris Carter. Meanwhile, MLB is planning on making intentional walks quicker by just declaring the walk without throwing the ball. And, in the NHL, the New York Rangers won against Anaheim.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Alonzo Mourning, Dino Ciccarelli, Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart, Aaron Cook, and German soccer legend Bruno Labbadia. On this day in 1922, United States President Warren G. Harding introduced the first radio set in the White House. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something interesting about cats in the Random Fact section!

Taking Charge - Fans have created a GoFundMe page to raise the money needed for a Las Vegas football stadium for the Raiders. Read here.