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Today August 25, 2016

Mission Impossible

Written by Rudy on August 25, 2016 - 5:19 am -

The Rudy Report is proud to endorse less election coverage, because we have seen it all and heard it all, today on "National Kiss and Make Up Day." Anyways, there are some things in life that are tough to overcome. Then, there are situations that truly seem impossible....

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NFL quarterback Drew Brees has stated that the players do not trust Roger Goodell and the league office. Marlins Park will be the first American city to host the popular "Race of Champions" event in January. The NHL has hired a company to watch for suspicious gambling activity ahead of its first games in Las Vegas. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees won against Seattle, while the Mets lost against St. Louis.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Justin Upton, Marvin Harrison, Robert Horry, Albert Belle, Rollie Fingers, and Latvian triple jumping legend Māris Bružiks. On this day in 1609, Galileo Galilei demonstrated his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but you can learn something interesting about digestion in the Random Fact section!

Rise And Fall - A new report details the rise and fall of the daily fantasy sports industry, analyzing the situation from many different angles. Read here.

Economic Impact - Hosting the Olympics puts the spotlight on a certain city or region, but the economics do not always work out. Read here.

Racist Furniture

Written by Rudy on August 24, 2016 - 2:31 am -

The Rudy Report would like to remind you that if you ever feel useless, remember that there was a lifeguard at every Olympic swimming event, unlike today on "International Strange Music Day." Anyways, not every piece of furniture is a good fit for every ethnicity. Here is an example from the Target website....

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Manchester United star Bastian Schweinsteiger is linked with a move to Italian champions Juventus Turin. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees won against Seattle, while the Mets defeated St. Louis.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Vince McMahon, Cal Ripken Jr., Reggie Miller, Brett Gardner, Arian Foster, Anze Kopitar, and Indonesian motorcycle racing sensation Rafid Topan Sucipto. On this day in 1989, Cincinnati Reds manager Pete Rose was banned from baseball for gambling by Commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something interesting about humans in the Random Fact section!

Future Owner - LeBron James has expressed interest in becoming an owner of a National Basketball Association franchise in the future. Read here.

Just Rumors - Fenway Sports Group is denying rumors that they are planning on selling Premier League club Liverpool FC to a Chinese buyer. Read here.

Rio Highlights

Written by Rudy on August 23, 2016 - 1:03 am -

The Rudy Report would like to point out that a lot of bank accounts and girls' eyebrows are overdrawn these days, like today on "World Honey Bee Day." Anyways, the Olympics in Rio were a success, other than not many people watching it. One of the highlights, clearly, was the Germany vs. Canada field hockey game. It was fierce....

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In Major League Soccer, future franchise Atlanta will play in the Eastern Conference, while the other new team, Minnesota, will play in the Western Conference. Speedo has terminated its Ryan Lochte sponsorship, which means that Lochte may have to compete in the nude from now on. Unless you know any other brands? And, in baseball, the New York Yankees lost against Seattle, while the Mets did not play.

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Kobe Bryant, Rex Grossman, Jeremy Lin, Chris DiMarco, Kenny Wallace, Rudy Ruettiger, and Turkish weightlifting legend Bünyamin Sudaş. On this day in 1990, West Germany and East Germany announced that they will reunite on October 3. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something about Queen Elizabeth II that you absolutely did not know before in the Random Fact section!

New Ventures - Former NBA star Kobe Bryant is the face of a new $100 million venture capital fund that will invest in media and technology companies. Read here.

Big Gain - Formula One shareholder CVC Capital Partners is ready to sell its stake for a huge profit, while Qatar or Sky are rumored to be potential buyers. Read here.

The New Guy - Major League Baseball franchise Cleveland Indians are welcoming a new minority investor from Kansas City. Read here.

Never Stop

Written by Rudy on August 22, 2016 - 2:39 am -

The Rudy Report is seriously upset that Magnum ice cream is not magnum like it use to be and you must feel the exact same way, today on "National Chocolate Pecan Pie Day." Anyways, for the Rudy Report, giving up is never an option. We mean it. For some others, it could be empty promises....

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The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Randall Cobb, Doug Bair, Steve Davis Mats Wilander, Carl Yastrzemski, and Ghanaian-Qatari soccer sensation Lawrence Quaye. On this day in 1989, Nolan Ryan struck out Rickey Henderson to become the first Major League Baseball pitcher to record 5,000 strikeouts. Have a great week, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something unexpected about Jackie Chan in the Random Fact section!

Fashion Week 2016

Written by Rudy on August 19, 2016 - 7:13 am -

The Rudy Report would like to point out that if Thomas Jefferson was alive, people would be confused, because he would be nearly 300 years old, today on "National Photography Day." Anyways, with Fashion Week less than a month away, you must be wondering what the hottest trends will be. Well, Rudy is here to help! Statement clothing, in anticipation of the upcoming elections, will be big....

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Sports

The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Kirk Cousins, J.J. Hardy, Ron Darling, Darryl Sutter, Kirk Herbstreit, and Belgian high jumping legend Christine Soetewey. On this day in 1848, the New York Herald broke the news to the East Coast of the United States of the gold rush in California (although the rush started in January). Have a great weekend, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something interesting about birthdays in the Random Fact section!