This Rudy Report knows more about sports than Edward Snowden knows about whistle blowing, which makes us a great source of information for you, today on "National Extraterrestrial Visitors Day." This, by the way, is the last Rudy Report before our February break. We will return with new reports on Monday, March 10th. Anyways, in order to create a hype, businesses come up with limited editions. It's a very phony concept. Why? Well....
After not being able to reach a deal with Manchester United, Juventus Turin seems to be the next club interested in Bayern Munich star Toni Kroos. And, in the Olympics, favorite Shaun White only finished 4th in the snowboard halfpipe. The gold medal was won by Swiss boarder Iouri "iPod" Podladtchikov.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Robert Griffin III, Brad Keselowski, Jonas Hiller, and Dutch speed skating legend Gianni Romme. On this day in 1914, the first stone of the Lincoln Memorial was put in place in Washington, DC. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but learn something about office cubicles that you absolutely did not know before in the Random Fact section!
License To Sit - The new stadium of National Football League franchise Atlanta Falcons will require personal seat licenses for all seats in the venue. Read here.
The Rudy Report has been nominated for the Tony Award for Best Musical, just like everything else that moves, if you believe the billboards, today on "National Make a Friend Day." Anyways, one of the things Rudy likes the most is cleanliness. Dirt can be a huge turn off. This guy right here is very thorough. It's so clean, you could eat off the floor....
The Olympics in Sochi may be the last Games to feature NHL players, because the league is considering not having a break in 2018. There are currently no NHL games. Other than that, not much has been going on.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Mike Richards, Maxime Talbot, Rafael van der Vaart, Steve McManaman, John Surtees, and Estonian pole vaulting sensation Lembi Vaher. On this day in 1752, Pennsylvania Hospital, the first hospital in the United States, was opened by Benjamin Franklin. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but find out why taking the bus to school is better than walking in the Random Fact section!
Curbed - Real Madrid and Barcelona are likely to see smaller broadcasting revenues come in as Spain is passing a law to create a more balanced financial playing field. Read here.
The Rudy Report would like to support Black History Month by criticizing everything that is white, such as snow and milk, which should really offer black options, today on "National Umbrella Day." Anyways, responsible parenting is important to make sure your kids are safe as well as entertained. This father here found a pretty good solution to the problem....
Both Manchester United and Chelsea want to sign Paris striker Edinson Cavani for almost $90 million. In the Premier League, Liverpool crushed Arsenal in the top game 5-1. Chelsea won, while Manchester City and Manchester United had disappointing draws against weaker teams. In the Olympics, Norway is currently leading the medal count. And, in the NBA, the New York Knicks lost against Oklahoma City, while Brooklyn beat New Orleans.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Greg Norman, Lance Berkman, Hiroki Kuroda, Ty Law, Lenny Dykstra, John Calipari, and Serbian tennis sensation Viktor Troicki. On this day in 1990, the NCAA approved random drug testing for college football players. Have a great week, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but learn something about coffee beans in the Random Fact section!
Sailing Away - The negotiations between San Francisco and the organizers of the America's Cup have broken down, meaning that the race could take place elsewhere. Read here.
The Rudy Report would once again like to congratulate you by making the right choice in your life and reading this report, so keep up the good work, today on "National Wave All Your Fingers at Your Neighbor Day." Anyways, not everyone makes the right choices. Like this guy right here....
Paris Saint-Germain is planning to extend its spending spree, by making a $65 million offer for Manchester United talent Adnan Januzaj. Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley may join the New York Giants next season. In the NHL, the New York Rangers lost against Edmonton. And, in the NBA, Brooklyn had a clutch win against San Antonio.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Matthew Stafford, Steve Nash, Peter Bondra, and Ethiopian soccer legend Teshome Getu (who, of course, plays for EEPCO FC, which, as you know, is the Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation Football Club). On this day in 1935, the board game "Monopoly" was invented. Have a great weekend, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but learn something about a friendly bank robber in the Random Fact section!
Option Exercised - David Beckham has officially exercised the option to buy a Major League Soccer franchise, ready to finalize details with the city of Miami soon. Read here.
If you are still looking for the perfect present for Valentine's Day, you may want to print out a Rudy Report and give it to your loved ones, because it is both sexy and romantic, like today on "World Nutella Day." Anyways, bureaucracy is an upsetting thing. Nobody wants to deal with it! That is why people are even more so excited when they finally see government bureaus that make sense....
New MLS franchise New York City FC is asking fans to submit their own designs for a team logo. Meanwhile, it was announced that striker Didier Drogba will join the Seattle Sounders during the summer. Since the first "cold weather" Super Bowl was a success, Chicago, New England, and Washington all want to apply to host the event in the future. And, in the NBA, the New York Knicks lost against Portland.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Kris Humphries, Tim Sherwood, Scott Gordon, and Danish handball sensation Kasper Hvidt. On this day in 1815, New Jersey granted the first American railroad charter to John Stevens. Have a great day, check out the new Dear Rudy about sandwiches and the subway, and find out why you probably never got an e-mail from Bill Clinton in the Random Fact section!
Sparks Flying - Magic Johnson and the ownership group of the Dodgers have bought Los Angeles-based WNBA franchise Sparks to expand their sports empire. Read here.