The Rudy Report thinks that if you really like your phone, but it's on silent, you should put a ring on it, like today on "National Popcorn Day." Anyways, people love TV shows. Comedies, dramas, and reality shows are at the top of their lists. What is that series about a biker gang called again?
The NFL Network was the second-most watched sports network after ESPN in 2016. Alex Rodriguez will host a reality show about former athletes in financial trouble on CNBC. And, in the NBA, the New York Knicks lost against Boston.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Luc Longley, Shawn Johnson, Jenson Button, Stefan Edberg, Jeff Van Gundy, and Armenian soccer sensation Edgar Manucharyan. On this day in 1937, Howard Hughes set a new air record by flying from Los Angeles to New York City in seven hours, 28 minutes, 25 seconds. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something interesting about hair in the Random Fact section!
Ready To Race - World racing organization FIA has approved Formula One's sale to Liberty Media, which is expected to close in March. Read here.
Business Opportunity - A new report finds that the move of the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas would be a great business decision. Read here.
The Rudy Report thinks that there is only one thing that is for sure in life and that is a smoke detector battery always going dead in the middle of the night, like today on "National Thesaurus Day." Anyways, you are never alone at an airport. There are tons of other people around. That's why you need clear rules....
The Dallas Cowboys will be focused on trading quarterback Tony Romo in the offseason. There are plans for a Pan-American soccer tournament that could generate over $1 billion. In the NBA, Brooklyn was defeated by Toronto. And, in the NHL, the New York Rangers lost against Dallas.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Angelique Kerber, Brian Gionta, Pep Guardiola, Mark Messier, Ted DiBiase, and Norwegian race walking legend Kjersti Plätzer. On this day in 1886, modern hockey was born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something about Google that you absolutely did not know before in the Random Fact section!
Irreplaceable - As the Chargers are leaving town, it seems unlikely that San Diego will be able to get another NFL franchise. Read here.
The Rudy Report is asking calendar companies to sell calendars by the month for people who do not want to commit to a full year, like today on "National Ditch Your New Year's Resolutions Day." Anyways, birds are obviously the most disgusting creatures in the world. Nobody likes them, even the people that say they do. Birds in Syria, however, seem to be the worst....
Several moving companies in San Diego are refusing to work for the Chargers as the team is getting ready for its move to Los Angeles. In the NBA, the New York Knicks had a close loss against Atlanta. And, in the NHL, the New York Islanders crushed Boston 4-0.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Dwayne Wade, Aaron Ward, Jeremy Roenick, Sylvain Turgeon, and Kenyan running legend Kipchoge Keino. On this day in 1998, Matt Drudge broke the story of the Bill Clinton–Monica Lewinsky affair on his Drudge Report website. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can find out how men and women are once again different in the Random Fact section!
The Next Mover - NFL franchise Oakland Raiders is said to be close to filing the team's official request for relocation to Las Vegas. Read here.
Growth Strategy - The National Basketball Association is taking a serious look at expansion with Seattle and Mexico City being top candidates. Read here.
The Rudy Report is wondering why people in Zones 2 and 3 always stand closer to the airport gate than people in Zone 1, like today on "International Hot and Spicy Food Day." Anyways, the presidential inauguration is taking place this week. It will be an important moment in US history. But it will also be a moment to say thank you....
The NBA is looking into rule changes that would speed up the end of games in order to appeal to younger fans with shorter attention spans. Jim Furyk has been named US Captain for the 2018 Ryder Cup. Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich paid adidas over $80 million to get out of their contract in favor of a larger Nike deal. Meanwhile, in the Premier League's top game, Manchester United and Liverpool had a 1-1 draw. And, in the NFL Playoffs, New England, Atlanta, Green Bay, and Pittsburgh advanced to the next round.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Joe Flacco, Ron Villone, Brenden Morrow, Tony Pulis, A.J. Foyt, and Latvian soccer legend Jurijs Andrejevs. On this day in 1909, Ernest Shackleton's expedition found the magnetic South Pole. Have a great week, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but you can learn something interesting about money in the Random Fact section!
Big Money - Goldman Sachs will be backing the Oakland Raiders' efforts to move to Las Vegas, regardless of any support from Sheldon Adelson. Read here.
Ay Caramba - Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has stated that he would support a National Basketball Association franchise in Mexico City. Read here.
Indebted - Premier League club Manchester United has by far the largest debt burden of all clubs in Europe, amounting to $570 million. Read here.
The Rudy Report would like to remind you that choosing ornate, illegible script fonts on your wedding invites may make it impossible for guests to know when and where you are getting married, like today on "National Blame Someone Else Day." Anyways, Rudy is hoping this will be a healthy year for you. Make sure to take your medication....
The San Diego Chargers will move to Los Angeles, joining the Rams in a stadium that has yet to be built. The team may go through a complete rebranding as well. The United States, Canada, and Mexico are planning a joint bid for the 2026 World Cup. And, in the NBA, the New York Knicks won against Chicago.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Marc Staal, Josh Freeman, Reggie Brown, and Scottish snooker legend Stephen "The King of the Crucible" Hendry. On this day in 1942, Henry Ford patented a plastic automobile, which was 30% lighter than a regular car. Have a great weekend, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but you can learn something important about your brain in the Random Fact section!
The Elite - A new report by European soccer organization UEFA has found that there are nine teams that are dominating the sport, making it hard for others to break in. Read here.