The Rudy Report would like to point out that Batman and Iron Man are both very smart and super rich, which is why we are disappointed in Bill Gates, like today on "National Talk to Someone in an Elevator Day." Anyways, love happens when you least expect it. Fate plays a huge role. This missed connection is just one example....
The Russian national volleyball team has been banned from international competition due to interfering with the election of officials, which could preclude them from participating in the Olympics. Jay Z has signed Bayern Munich star Jerome Boateng to his sports agency. The Toronto Blue Jays have acquired pitcher David Price from Detroit in yet another shocking trade. Meanwhile, the New York Yankees lost against Texas, while the Mets lost against San Diego.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to A.J. Green, Michael Bradley, Victoria Azarenka, Evgeni Malkin, DeMarcus Ware, Nick Bollettieri, and South African cricket legend Jimmy Cook. On this day in 1961, the MLB All-Star Game at Fenway Park ended in the first ever tie when the game was stopped due to rain. Have a great weekend, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something very interesting about the movie "Iron Man" in the Random Fact section!
Added Protection - A new report details how several National Hockey League players have negotiated a lockout protection clause. Read here.
The Rudy Report wants to point out that, for some reason, nearly every cab driver seems like someone that killed thousands of people in their homeland before coming over, like today on "National Cheesecake Day." Anyways, everyone gets their 15 minutes of fame. Lena Dunham is clearly overstaying her welcome in the media. And this guy sets himself apart, because he is a....
The Dallas Cowboys have denied interest in running backs Ray Rice and Chris Johnson. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees lost against the Texas Rangers, while the Mets had a loss against San Diego. By the way, the Texas Rangers seem to be favorites to acquire star pitcher Cole Hamels from Philadelphia.
The Rudy Reports says Happy Birthday to Justin Rose, Graeme McDowell, Juergen Klinsmann, Chris Mullin, and Polish race walking legend Robert Korzeniowski. On this day in 1930, Uruguay won the first FIFA World Cup. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can find out why you shouldn't worry about calories too much in the Random Fact section!
Oakland Meeting - The National Football League met with the Raiders in Oakland yesterday to discuss a new stadium and the team's future in the city. Read here.
The Rudy Report thinks your honeymoon probably isn't going so great if you are constantly instagramming photos of it, like today on "International Tiger Day." Anyways, insurance is something personal. People don't like to talk about it. Therefore, it is absolutely necessary to have an agent you can trust, like....
Juventus Turin is said to be interested in signing Chelsea midfielder Oscar. The NFL is upholding Tom Brady's 4-game suspension, because he is a lying, cheating, not nice person. In baseball, the Toronto Blue Jays have acquired Troy Tulowitzki from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for Jose Reyes. Meanwhile, the New York Yankees crushed Texas, while the Mets beat San Diego.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Chad Billingsley, Scott Steiner, Ted Lindsay, and Lithuanian-Swiss chess legend Viktor Gavrikov. On this day in 1844, the New York Yacht Club was created. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but you can learn something very cool about ZZ Top in the Random Fact section!
Fundamental Change - Disney's Chief Executive Officer says that it is inevitable for ESPN to go direct-to-consumer and away from the traditional TV model. Read here.
The Rudy Report always pours extra water into a cup until it overflows, because Rudy always gives 110% no matter what, like today on "National Milk Chocolate Day." Anyways, sometimes spending a bit extra is the smart thing to do when traveling. It gets you extra legroom, makes you more comfortable, and allows you to get more work done. These guys right here appreciate the added comfort....
The Pittsburgh Steelers are planning on submitting a bid to host the Super Bowl. And, in baseball, the Los Angeles Angels have acquired Shane Victorino from the Boston Red Sox. Meanwhile, the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Zach Parise, Manu Ginobili, Dana White, Russ Jackson, and Zimbabwean cricket legend Paul Strang. On this day in 1896, the city of Miami, Florida, was incorporated. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but you can learn something about modern dinnerware in the Random Fact section!
Big Bet - DraftKings has raised $300 million of venture capital in a Series D financing round that values the company at $1 billion. Read here.
Resisting Pressure - A new report details how the city of Glendale has resisted the Arizona Coyotes demands by cutting its financial support for the arena by more than half. Read here.
The Rudy Report would like to recommend that the best way to prepare Brussel sprouts is to throw them away and order pizza, like today on "National Take Your Houseplant for a Walk Day." Anyways, we are in the middle of summer, so it's time to have some fun. People that like action sports will try to recreate their own X Games.....
The Seattle Seahawks are offering Russell Wilson $21 million per season, but the quarterback still thinks it is too low. Chris Froome won some random bicycle race in France. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees beat Minnesota, while the Mets scored a victory against the Dodgers in extra innings. There was also the Gold Cup final, but we do have high reporting standards.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Max Scherzer, Dolph Ziggler, Alex Rodriguez, Dennis Ralston, and Belgian long jumping legend Erik Nys. On this day in 1959, William Shea announced plans to bring another baseball team to New York City. Have a great week, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but you can learn something weird about flamingos in the Random Fact section!
New Venture - An Israeli start-up has created a website similar to LinkedIn with the intention of replacing sports agents by getting players to sign up. Read here.