The Rudy Report would like to point out that this report is a women-friendly edition, which means that you ladies can read all of it before going back to the kitchen, today on "National Women Appreciation Day." There are always lots of questions. And Rudy has an answer for everything. However, not every question may be that easy to answer...
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski (Kids, don't spell this at home) will be the head coach of the US men's basketball team at the next Olympics once again. Manchester City has ruled out signing strikers Falcao and Neymar. Meanwhile Paris Saint-Germain is ready to offer $60 million for ManU star Wayne Rooney. And, in the NHL Playoffs, the New York Rangers stayed alive with a dramatic overtime win against Boston, still trailing the series 3-1.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Artem Anisimov, Tracy McGrady, Brad Penny, Bartolo Colon, Rich Rodriguez, and Welsh discus throwing sensation Aled Davies. On this day in 1626, Peter Minuit bought Manhattan for which was equivalent to $1,000 today. You cannot even rent a studio at that price in Manhattan anymore... Have a great weekend, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but learn something about beef that you did not know before in the Random Fact section!
Limited Time - Madison Square Garden has received a limited 15-year operating permit, which means that a Penn Station expansion could force the arena to move. Read here.
Reading the Rudy Report is one of the greatest traditions ever created by mankind, well actually by Rudy, and so it should soon become a UN World Heritage Report, today on "National Lucky Penny Day." All of us have lied to parents saying that their babies are cute. Let's face it, most babies are ugly. Not even sunglasses and a cute name will help...
Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant has donated $1 million to the Red Cross in order to help after the tornado struck the city. In the NBA Playoffs, Miami defeated Indiana to take a 1-0 series lead. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees lost against Baltimore, while the Mets had a loss against Cincinnati.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Hugo Almeida, Morgan Pressel, Charlie Hayes, Buck Showalter, and Australian tennis legend John Newcombe. On this day in 1911, the New York Public Library was dedicated. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but learn something very interesting about Leonardo da Vinci in the Random Fact section!
Solid Money - The $100 million MLS expansion franchise in New York City is a windfall for David Beckham, who has a right to get a new franchise for just $25 million. Read here.
Good thing that you had a reservation to read this Rudy Report because we have literally been booked for months, today on "International Museum Day." Anyways, these days, everyone is so busy and always running around. You wish you had more time in your day. Apparently, that has happened now...
San Francisco will host Super Bowl L (50) in 2016 in the new 49ers Stadium, which is set to open in 2014. In the NHL Playoffs, the New York Rangers lost against Boston for the third time in a row. And, in baseball, the Yankees lost against Baltimore, while the Mets had a loss against Cincinnati.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Novak Djokovic, Tranquillo Barnetta, Apolo Anton Ohno, Tommy John, and Fijian-Irish hurling and Gaelic football legend Sean Og O hAilpin (no typos here, deal with it). On this day in 1987, the first ever Rugby World Cup kicked off in New Zealand. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but learn something about traffic history of the United States in the Random Fact section!
Top Earner - Manchester United has earned more than GBP 60 million in TV revenue this season, ahead of Manchester City and Arsenal London. Read here.
Strong Partner - Manchester City will partner with the New York Yankees with regards to their new Major League Soccer franchise in New York City. Read here.
The Rudy Report has often been described as the Super Bowl of Sports & Lifestyle reports, only much bigger, which is true, today on "National Buy a Musical Instrument Day." Anyways, to train your brain and get your intellectual juices flowing, Rudy has a tough quiz prepared for you this morning. Let's see if you can answer this...
The Champions League final between Bayern Munich and Dortmund will take place on Saturday in London. The New York Knicks do not have many options to improve the team next season due to the roster's high salaries. And, in baseball, the Yankees beat Baltimore, while the Mets lost against Cincinnati.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Mario Mandzukic, Josh Hamilton, Ricky Williams, Stewart Cink, and Manx (that's the people from the Isle of Man, of course) cycling sensation Mark Cavendish. On this day in 1904, world soccer organization FIFA was formed in Paris. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but learn something interesting about smoking in the Random Fact section!
Turbo Mode - The new group that won the bidding for the Sacramento Kings is ready to closet the deal quickly and get to work on the franchise. Read here.
The Rudy Report is happy to represent the highlight of your day, because Mondays are definitely tough, today on "National Be a Millionaire Day." As the hot summer months are (hopefully) approaching, it may be time for some refreshments. Get ready, because you want to stay cool. How about some frozen ice?
There are new rumors in the Premier League that Arsenal London may be interested in Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney. On Saturday, the New York Knicks got eliminated from the NBA Playoffs with a loss against Indiana. In the NHL Playoffs, the Rangers lost their second straight game against Boston. And, in baseball, the Yankees game was postponed due to rain, while the Mets beat the Cubs.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Jayson Werth, Tony Stewart, David Wells, and Czech pole vaulting legend Pavla Hamackova-Rybova. On this day in 1899, New York City cab driver Jacob German was arrested for speeding while driving 12 miles per hour on Lexington Avenue, representing the first ever traffic ticket in the United States. Have a great week, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but find out how healthy watching television is in the Random Fact section!
The Price Is Right - After a long back and forth, the Sacramento Kings have been sold to a local group for $535 million, which means that the team will not move to Seattle. Read here.