Few people know that the large hadron collider at CERN in Switzerland was designed with the objective to recreate the Rudy Report, but they have not accomplished that yet, today on "National Go For a Ride Day." Anyways, Rudy would like to tell you that you shouldn't wait until New Year's for your resolution. Get a head start and go to the gym early, one month before everyone else does....
The new FIFA world rankings show Spain in first place, followed by Germany and Argentina. And, on Thanksgiving Day Football, Detroit crushed Green Bay, Dallas beat Oakland, and Baltimore had a narrow win against Pittsburgh.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Ryan Giggs, Pavol Demitra, Mariano Rivera, and Pakistani cricket legend Younus Khan. On this day in 1783, a 5.3 magnitude earthquake struck New Jersey, which is the most exciting thing that ever happened there. Have a great weekend, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but find out something about Steve Urkel that you absolutely did not know before in the Random Fact section!
Fixing It - Six men have been arrested after reports have surfaced that match-fixers from Asia tried to take control over matches in the English Premier League. Read here.
The Rudy Report is getting ready for Thanksgiving, where we give thanks to retailers for opening stores at 6PM, so that you don't have to spend too much time with family, today on "National Absurdity Day." Happy Thanksgiving! A lot of you have probably watched "Breaking Bad." Rudy did not watch it, because he was busy making reports for you. However, the guy in the show does not appear to be the only "meth" teacher out there....
Despite renewing Kobe Bryant's contract for two years worth over $48 million, the Lakers still have room to sign another star, like Carmelo Anthony next season. MLS club Toronto FC has signed Tottenham star Jermain Defoe. In the Champions League, Real Madrid and Paris St. Germain advanced to the next round. In the NHL, the New York Rangers beat Florida, while the Islanders lost against Winnipeg. And, in the NBA, Brooklyn lost against the Lakers.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Andrew Bogut, Dave Righetti, Robb Nen, Chris Harris, and Sudanese soccer legend Haytham Tambal. On this day in 1954, Cleveland Browns punter Horace Gillom set a club record with an 80-year punt. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but learn something somewhat interesting about bar codes in the Random Fact section!
Cool Value - Forbes has released its valuation ranking of NHL franchises with the list being led by the Toronto Maple Leafs, worth over $1.1 billion, ahead of the New York Rangers ($850 million). Read here.
Costly Delays - Delays in the construction and preparation of stadiums for the World Cup next year in Brazil have resulted in costs increasing by more than $400 million. Read here.
Strong Stats - Sports statistics company Stats is currently for sale for $200 million, taking advantage of a strong market for sports media rights. Read here.
Here at the Rudy Report you don't have to stand in line and wait for hours even though we are hotter and more delicious than the cronut or whatever other weird item is in right now, like today on "National Name Your Computer Day." As you know, the Rudy Report makes its own rules. Why? Well, because we make the best decisions, that's why. And if there is a way to get around common accepted standards, we will find it....
The New York Yankees are considered favorite to sign star slugger Carlos Beltran. German striker Miroslav Klose is set to join MLS team Los Angeles Galaxy. In the Champions League, Chelsea lost against Swiss club Basel, but still managed to advance to the next round. And, in the NBA, Brooklyn beat Toronto.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Jimmy Rollins, Martin Gramatica (football kicker and spelling bee champ), Nick Van Axel, Larry Allen, and Estonian soccer sensation Rain Vessenberg. On this day in 1924, the first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade was held. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but learn something about fan appreciation in the Random Fact section!
Big Deal - The National Hockey League has signed a $5.2 billion, 12-year deal with Rogers Communications, giving the company exclusive broadcasting rights in Canada. Read here.
The Rudy Report would like to thank itself for taking the time out of our busy schedule to write this report, today on "National Have a Party With Your Bear Day." It is getting cold and a lot of people are starting to get sick. That's why it is important to warm up. How about some healthy, delicious, and hot tea?
There are rumors that Bayern Munich is interested in signing Barcelona star Lionel Messi. The New York Yankees have signed catcher Brian McCann. On Monday Night Football, San Francisco had an easy win against Washington. And, in the NBA, the New York Knicks lost against Portland.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Chris Osgood, Winky Wright, Shawn Kemp, and Czech decathlon legend Roman Sebrle. On this day in 1979, the International Olympic Committee voted to readmit China after 21 years. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but find out what Sherlock Holmes and skiing have in common in the Random Fact section!
Greatest Hit - Jon Bon Jovi is interested in buying NFL franchise Buffalo Bills, which means he could enter into a bidding war with Toronto-based Rogers Communications. Read here.
On Sale - Brewing company Molson Coors is planning to sell its 15% stake in Major League Baseball franchise Colorado Rockies. Read here.
You have one more month to make your nomination for Rudy Report Athlete of the Year 2013, so make your choice as to who shall receive the greatest of all sports honors, today on "National Take a Hike Day." Anyways, going to the gym and working out is healthy. As a beginner, you should start with light weights, which is not always so easy....
In the NFL, the New York Giants had a close loss against Dallas. Baltimore beat the New York Jets. In the Premier League, ManCity, Arsenal, and Chelsea all won, while ManU and Liverpool had draws in their respective matches. In the top game of the Bundesliga, Bayern Munich beat Dortmund 3-0 on the road in an exciting match. In the NHL, the New York Rangers beat Nashville, while the Islanders lost against Philadelphia on Saturday. And, in the NBA, Brooklyn lost against Detroit.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Nick Swisher, Donovan McNabb, Clint Mathis, Bucky Dent, and Hungarian pole vaulting legend Galin Nikov. On this day in 1952, NFL franchise Dallas Texans celebrated their only victory ever, defeating the Chicago Bears. Have a great week, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but learn something about mustard that you did not know before in the Random Fact section!
Building It - The Minnesota Vikings are progressing with construction plans of their new $1 billion NFL stadium after years of hurdles and complications. Read here.