The Rudy Report would like to remind you that you can usually read a short biography of the author on the last page of autobiographies, like today on "National Teddy Bear Day." By the way, the Rudy Report will take its Annual Early Fall Break, returning on Monday, September 26th. Anyways, when you watched the Olympics, you learned that the medal count is an important metric. Well, good thing it wasn't the Math Olympics....
The New York Mets are signing former football player Tim Tebow to a minor league deal. At the US Open, Serena Williams lost her semi-final, which means that Angelique Kerber automatically became the number one female tennis player in the world. In the NFL, Carolina was defeated by Denver in the first game of the season. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees won against Tampa Bay.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Bob Stoops, Shane Battier, Mike Hampton, Keith Yandle, Jon Drummond, and Cameroonian basketball sensation Luc Mbah a Moute. On this day in 2009, the Dubai Metro, the first urban train network in the Arabian Peninsula, was ceremonially inaugurated. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can find out what helps cure an itch in the Random Fact section!
All In - AEG is entering into a 5-year partnership with the Electronic Sports League, further strengthening the focus on e-gaming. Read here.
Big Bets - Betting on American football games is expected to reach $90 billion this season of which $88 billion will be made illegally. Read here.
The Rudy Report would like to point out that there are now more microbreweries than people actually drinking beer, like today on "World Beard Day." Anyways, when you order something, you always look forward to the delivery. However, be careful, because it is not always what it seems....
Tiger Woods will return to golf next month. The NFL season is set to kick off tonight when the Carolina Panthers take on the Denver Broncos in the rematch of the Super Bowl. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees defeated Toronto, while the Mets won against Cincinnati.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Matt Barkley, Markus Babbel, Latrell Sprewell, and Norwegian soccer sensation Morten Gamst Pedersen. On this day in 1892, The Pledge of Allegiance was first recited. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something quite interesting about the Nobel Peace Prize in the Random Fact section!
Done Deal - Liberty Media is buying Formula One racing for $4.4 billion, valuing the organization at $8.5 billion due to its $4.1 billion debt load. Read here.
Return On Investment - Major League Soccer franchise values have increased 18% since last year and 80% over the past three years, which means that many investors are pleased. Read here.
The Rudy Report is hoping that you are also getting these amber alerts, because we really do not want to be solely responsible for finding these people, like today on "National Buy a Book Day." Anyways, a lot of countries are very proud despite the fact that they never accomplished anything, like, for example, France. Another example is Ireland....
The 2026 FIFA World Cup could be hosted by multiple nations and feature as many as 40 nations in a larger tournament. Manchester United, the club that bought the world's most expensive player this summer, has told its players not to give away jerseys in order to save money. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees won against Toronto, while the Mets beat Cincinnati.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Kevin Love, Antonio McDyess, Jason Isringhausen, Shane Mosley, and Finnish javelin throwing legend Heino Puuste. On this day in 1963, the Pro Football Hall of Fame opened in Canton, Ohio with 17 charter members. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but you can learn something interesting about black holes in the Random Fact section!
Ready To Host - Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur is building a new stadium that could host National Football League games. Read here.
With Liberty - It looks like Liberty Media will acquire a minority stake in Formula One racing, valuing the business at over $8.5 billion. Read here.
The Rudy Report would like to remind all waiters in every restaurant that Pepsi is absolutely never okay, like today on "National Read a Book Day." Anyways, certain brands can be very valuable. One great example, of course, is the Rudy Report. But then again, there is also brand confusion....
Since starting his protest a few weeks ago, Colin Kaepernick's jersey has become the best-selling San Francisco 49ers jersey. Rory McIlroy won the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston ahead of Paul Casey. Both players use Nike equipment, which will be discontinued. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees beat Toronto, while the Mets won against Cincinnati.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to John Wall, Tim Henman, Braun Strowman, Greg Rusedski, and Russian soccer legend Vladimir Kazachyonok. On this day in 1995, Cal Ripken, Jr. of the Baltimore Orioles played in his 2,131st consecutive game, breaking a record that had stood for 56 years. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can find out why you should not melt money in the Random Fact section!
Newest Trends - A new article describes how paddle boarding and mixed martial arts are taking market share from traditional sports, such as golf and bowling. Read here.
Major Issues - The head of Homeland Security has stated that the new LA Rams stadium is too close to LAX and therefore a terror target that should be moved. Read here.
The Rudy Report is wondering if you have ever hated your neighbors enough to get wind chimes, like today on "National Cheese Pizza Day." Anyways, people are still pretty worried about Zika. It can affect pregnancies. Apparently, it also affects bar chart skills....
The Minnesota Vikings have found a replacement for injured quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, signing Sam Bradford from the Philadelphia Eagles. College football is back with a bang as Texas defeated Notre Dame in double-overtime. Paul Casey has a 3-shot lead ahead of today's final round at the Deutsche Bank Championship. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees beat Baltimore, while the Mets defeated Washington.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Colt McCoy, Lance Stephenson, Paul Breitner, Matthias Sammer, David Brabham, and Chinese chess legend Zhang Zhong. On this day in 1882, Tottenham Hotspur, a Premier League football club from North London, was founded (as Hotspur F.C.). Have a great week, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something interesting about Johnny Depp in the Random Fact section!
The Beneficiary - Callaway is confident that it will benefit from Nike's golf business exit, but states that they are unlikely to bid for TaylorMade. Read here.