Out of all the holidays of the year, the Rudy Report thinks that Labor Day makes the least sense, because that should be the one day people actually work, today on "National Building Staff Appreciation Day." Anyways, while some do all the work, others show no regard and destroy it....
At the Deutsche Bank Championship, Russell Henley is in the lead, two shots ahead of Rory McIlroy and Jason Day. The final round will take place today. In the Premier League, Manchester City lost against Stoke, while ManU and Arsenal each had disappointing draws. Liverpool and Chelsea won their respective games. There were no major surprises during the first week of college football. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees lost against Toronto. The Mets beat Philadelphia.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Daniel Sturridge, Cuttino Mobley, Jason Taylor, Ruud Gullit, and Turkish soccer legend Hakan Sukur. On this day in 1661, the first yacht race ever took place between King Charles and his brother James. Have a great week, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but you can find out how many people trip over their pets in the Random Fact section!
Hedging Bets - A new report talks about hedge fund managers' different bets on the fortunes of the stock of struggling Manchester United. Read here.
Spending Spree - Clubs in the English Premier League have spent over $1.2 billion on new player signings, which is a record for any league. Read here.
This is the last Rudy Report Weekend Edition in August, but Rudy will be back in September, starting on Labor Day, which is the day when nobody labors, but not yet today on "National Franchise Appreciation Day." Anyways, the Rudy Report provides you with the best news every day, living up to the highest standards. We do not compromise! Our readers also have the very highest standards for themselves. Like this loyal reader right here....
The drawing for the Champions League group stage took place yesterday. Bayern Munich will be facing Moscow, Manchester City, and AS Roma. The seemingly toughest group consists of Barcelona, Paris, Amsterdam, and Nikosia. NCAA football has returned with the first upset of the season. Texas A&M beat South Carolina in a record-setting performance. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees lost against Detroit, while the Mets lost against Atlanta.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to David West, Roy Oswalt, Bob Beamon, Chris Simms, and American baseball sensation Marc "Scrabble" Rzepczynski (Kids, don't try spelling that name at home). On this day in 1831, Michael Faraday discovered electromagnetic induction. Have a great weekend, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but find out what the most painful thing is a human can feel in the Random Fact section!
Fantastic Four - There could be as many as four new NHL expansion franchises with Quebec City, Seattle, and a second team in Toronto in addition to Las Vegas. Read here.
New Home - National Football League franchise Washington Redskins has started planning a new stadium with no specific timeline at this point. Read here.
A new survey has found that 66.3% of readers prefer reading the Rudy Report over watching the 1,000th "Ice Bucket Challenge" video, which apparently is something that Lou Gehrig invented or something like that, today on "National Race Your Mouse Around the Icons Day." Anyways, a new bar opened on Clinton Street. You should definitely go and check it out....
The drawing for the Champions League group stage will take place in Monaco today. Meanwhile, Bayern Munich is signing Real Madrid star Xabi Alonso on loan for two years. Tiger Woods is rumored to be returning to former coach Butch Harmon. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees beat Detroit, while the Mets lost against Atlanta.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Martin Erat, Carsten Jancker, Lou Piniella, Jeff Green, and Australian netball legend Kristen Hughes. On this day in 1898, Caleb Bradham invented the carbonated soft drink that would later be called "Pepsi-Cola." Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but you can learn something very interesting about caffeine in the Random Fact section!
Viva Las Vegas - A new report suggests that the National Hockey League will definitely bring a franchise to Las Vegas soon. Read here.
Low Bids - It seems like all three bidders for National Football League franchise Buffalo Bills have bid less than $900 million for the team. Read here.
Name Game - There could be a significant financial upside and risk for the Washington Redskins, if they decide to change the controversial team name. Read here.
The Rudy Report would like to point out that we are just one week away from the beginning of the NFL season, which means that Fantasy Football will take over at least 3 hours of your work day, but not yet today on "National Fresh Breath Day." Anyways, if you're hungry, go grab a bite and make the Wrong choice....
There are rumors that Mark Sanchez could replace Sam Bradford, who has a season-ending injury, as the starting quarterback of the St. Louis Rams. Bayern Munich has signed Roma defender Mehdi Benatia for $34 million. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees lost against Detroit, while the Mets beat Atlanta.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Darren McFadden, Mark Webber, Dietmar Hamann, Jim Thome, Adam Oates, Gerhard Berger, and German golf legend Bernhard Langer. On this day in 1975, the first night tennis match took place at the US Open. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but discover an interesting example of what an earthquake can do in the Random Fact section!
Big Deal - The National Football League and DirecTV are close to reaching a new deal worth $1.4 billion per year until 2022. Read here.
The Rudy Report would like to make it clear that the only "Ice Bucket Challenge" that Rudy would accept is to drink a cool bottle of champagne that was in an ice bucket for a few hours, today on "National Waffle Iron Day." Anyways, sometimes people need a helping hand, especially if they are in an unfamiliar country or territory. Here we see several damsels in distress on a side road probably somewhere in Norway....
Real Madrid star Angel di Maria is transferring to Manchester United for $106 million. Meanwhile, Lukas Podolski is set to join Juventus Turin on loan from Arsenal London. The Rudy Report will comment on the US Open next week, because nobody cares how Joe Shmoe played against Krscan Rjkastystrhjkic this week anyways. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees beat Kansas City.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to James Harden, David Price, Jamal Lewis, Stan Van Gundy, and Barbadian cricket sensation Tino "Simply the" Best. On this day in 1791, John Fitch was granted a United States patent for the steamboat. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but you can learn something quite interesting about black holes in the Random Fact section!
More Relaxed - The arrival of new Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred could see blackout restrictions on certain devices become more relaxed. Read here.