The Rudy Report would like to point out that if you really want to punish someone for doing something wrong, make them watch a few hours of TED Talks, like today on "National Hammock Day." Anyways, polls are important. They give an indication of how a certain group of people feels. Some topics can be quite controversial....
Sports Authority is still trying to sell its naming rights for the stadium of NFL franchise Denver Broncos. The 2017 NBA All-Star Game will not take place in Charlotte, NC, due to the state's tough stance on LGBT rights. New Orleans and Orlando are the favorites to replace the city. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees lost against Baltimore.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Scott Dixon, Steven Jackson, Mike Sweeney, Sparky Lyle, and horse racing jockey legend Ron Turcotte. On this day in 1951, Dezik (Дезик) and Tsygan (Цыган, "Gypsy") were the first dogs to make a sub-orbital flight. Have a great weekend, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn why you definitely should drink more coffee in the Random Fact section!
Chinese Takeover - A new report provides some insight into the Chinese group that is buying Italian Serie A club AC Milan. Read here.
The Special One - There are many interesting sports team owners in the world, but Oleg Tinkov is definitely a special character. Read here.
Big Business - The International Champions Cup is a soccer tournament series that is generating enormous revenues and value. Read here.
The Rudy Report is proud to announce that we have more followers than Iceland has citizens and we keep on growing, like today on "National Junk Food Day." Anyways, when you need to get something fixed around the house, you should hire experts to do the job. The results will be amazing....
The Phoenix Suns will take on the Dallas Mavericks and the San Antonio Spurs in regular season games in Mexico City. The Toronto Raptors want Blake Griffin. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees defeated Baltimore, while the New York Mets once again lost against the Chicago Cubs.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to David Carr, CC Sabathia, Paul Casey, Kellen Winslow, DeAndre Jordan, Brandi Chastain, and German ski jumping legend Jens Wei▀flog. On this day in 1983, the world's lowest temperature in an inhabited location was recorded at Vostok Station, Antarctica at −89.2 ░C (−128.6 ░F). Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can find out how often you go to the bathroom in the Random Fact section!
Ultimate Debt - A new report details how WME-IMG was able to acquire the Ultimate Fighting Championship and structure the transaction. Read here.
Pit Stop - Formula One racing team Sauber has been saved by being acquired by an investment company from Switzerland. Read here.
The Rudy Report would like to urge someone to invent a smoke detector that can tell the freaking difference between a real fire and cooking, like today on "World Jump Day." Anyways, people get confused for many reason. Rudy never gets confused. Even in tough situations like these....
The Los Angeles Dodgers are looking to trade Yasiel Puig. NBA free agent Dion Waiters may not resign with the Oklahoma Thunder. Dallas Cowboys rookie Ezekiel Elliott has already the highest selling jersey in the NFL. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees beat Baltimore, while the Mets won against the Chicago Cubs.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Peter Forsberg, Ray Allen, Stephen Strasburg, Pavel Datsyuk, Claudio Reyna, and Tunisian-English boxing legend "Champagne" Charlie Magri. On this day in 1885, the Football Association legalized professionalism in association football under pressure from the British Football Association. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something fascinating about pain in the Random Fact section!
Turbo Boost - Broadcaster NBA is expecting a healthy increase in ad sales for the upcoming Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Read here.
The Rudy Report would like to remind you that if Donald Trump gets elected to succeed Barack Obama, orange truly will be the new black, but not yet today on "National Shark Awareness Day." Anyways, there has been lots of rainfall in Europe lately. France has had to deal with flooding. Fortunately, they were able to rescue some of their national treasures....
The NFL will put chips in footballs to collect data. The results will be used to determine whether to make the goal posts more narrow in the future. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees beat Baltimore, while the Mets lost against the Chicago Cubs.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Vitali Klitschko, Phil Coke, LaMarcus Aldridge, Ilie Nastase, and Sudanese soccer sensation Haitham Mustafa. On this day in 1903, Maurice Garin won the first Tour de France. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but you can learn something interesting about the Thai language in the Random Fact section!
Discrepancies - There are discrepancies in the reported sales price for Italian soccer giant AC Milan, which Forbes explains. Read here.
The Rudy Report returns from its "Annual Summer Break" and wants to remind all kids not to get into cars with strangers unless you selected them on an app to take you somewhere, like today on "National Caviar Day." Anyways, there are two choices you have when something went wrong. You can make excuses. Or you can take matters in your own hands....
Juventus Turin superstar Paul Pogba is expected to sign with Manchester United thanks to a world-record $140 million transfer fee. Meanwhile, the Chinese Super League has spent nearly $600 million on player transfers since last winter. And, Henrik Stenson won the British Open ahead of Phil Mickelson.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Joe Torre, Nick Faldo, Ben Sheets, Torii Hunter, and Austrian-Luxembourgian skiing legend Marc Girardelli. On this day in 1976, Nadia Comăneci became the first person in Olympic Games history to score a perfect 10 in gymnastics at the Summer Olympics. Have a great week, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something about Isaac Newton that you absolutely did not know before in the Random Fact section!
Rapid Growth - A new report details how Chinese companies have invested billions in sports as the industry expands rapidly. Read here.
Not Coming Soon - Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer says that it will take several years for a basketball franchise to return to Seattle. Read here.
Getting In The Game - National Football League franchises are considering signing video game players, following a trend in other sports. Read here.