This Rudy Report has special features about Paris, camping, and Brooklyn real estate.... and we are, of course, just kidding about that, today on "National Accordion Awareness Day." As you know, Bayern Munich won the "Triple", which is the league championship, the national cup, and the Champions League. Not every triple, however, is necessarily a good thing...
A Japanese baseball team was apparently interested in signing Alex Rodriguez, but failed to come up with a convincing offer. The NHL Stanley Cup Final will begin today between Boston and Chicago. In baseball, the New York Yankees probably beat Oakland, who knows, it was too late, and the Mets lost against St. Louis. And, in the NBA Finals, the Miami Heat lost against San Antonio, trailing the series 2-1.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Dallas Clark, Wade Redden, Hideki Matsui, Mark Henry, Marv Albert, and Irish racing legend Derek Higgins. On this day in 1939, the Baseball Hall of Fame opened in Cooperstown, NY. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but learn something about Wyoming that you absolutely did not know for sure in the Random Fact section!
Media Fund - The owner of the Boston Celtics and several other investors are starting a new fund that will invest in sports media businesses. Read here.
Getting More - The new majority owner of the Sacramento Kings will also purchase a 7% minority stake out of bankruptcy court to solidify his ownership. Read here.
Just like a really good and valuable wine, the Rudy Report is anything, but French, so let's keep up the high-quality work, today on "National Adopt a Cat Day." If you're good at a certain sport, your accomplishments should be properly credited. That is especially true if you really, really dominate in baseball...
As the transfer market is in full swing, Chelsea FC seems to have an interest in signing Schalke midfield prodigy Julian Draxler for 45 million Euros. Jason Kidd could become the next head coach of the Brooklyn Nets. The US Open (golf) will begin on Thursday. And, in the NFL, Tim Tebow signed a deal to sit on the bench of the New England Patriots.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Geoff Ogilvy, Jean Alesi, Joe Montana, Jackie Stewart, and Dutch-Moroccan soccer sensation Ali Boussaboun. On this day in 2002, Antonio Meucci was acknowledged as the first inventor of the telephone by the US Congress. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can read a somewhat interesting tidbit in the Random Fact section!
The Race Is On - There will be a Formula One race in New Jersey next year, with the organizers reportedly signing a 15-year deal. Read here.
A new survey has found that the Rudy Report is largely responsible for the high unemployment worldwide, because people stay at home to read it, like today on "National Iced Tea Day." Anyways, somehow the debate about gun laws has been shot down. Opponents ran out of ammunition. And if the government can't make a decision, what should the average family do? That's right! They need to look after themselves....
Chelsea is ready to pay 60 million Euros for Napoli striker Cavani. At the French Open, Rafael Nadal won the men's tournament, while Serena or Venus Williams (who knows) won the women-that-look-like-men tournament. In baseball, the New York Yankees beat Seattle, while the Mets lost against Miami. In the NHL Playoffs, Chicago and Boston will meet this week in the Stanley Cup Finals. And, in the NBA Finals, Miami beat San Antonio to even the series at 1-1.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Brent Sutter, Tara Lipinski, Andy Schleck, Marion Barber III, and Singaporean table tennis legend Wang Yuegu. On this day in 1829, the first boat race between the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge took place. Have a great week, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but learn something interesting about Olympic history in the Random Fact section!
Media Friendly - Premier League clubs have agreed to new television interview guidelines, giving channels more access to players. Read here.
While the Rudy Report will go on its Annual Summer Break some time in July, we will surely be here for you throughout June, so don't stress out yet, today on "National Chocolate Ice Cream Day." Well, this summer may bring some changes and the Rudy Report may go ahead to set up headquarters somewhere else. Why? To stay ahead of the game and to go the extra mile for you. There will be even bigger and better things. Time to move...
The Rudy Report is still not reporting about the French Open. That's probably because nobody cares. In baseball, the New York Yankees beat Seattle. In the NHL Playoffs, Chicago beat Los Angeles to take a 3-1 series lead. And, in the NBA Playoffs, San Antonio defeated Miami in Game 1 of the series.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Allen Iverson, Anna Kournikova, Mike Modano, and Australian rugby sensation Preston Campbell. On this day in 1654, Louis XIV was crowned King of France. He was later succeeded by current French ruler Louis Vuitton... Have a great weekend, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but learn something about sweaters and why you should wash them in the Random Fact section!
German Efficiency - The Premier League has the highest revenues, but the German Bundesliga is the most profitable with the lowest wage bill, leaving it room to grow. Read here.
Bird's View - Larry Bird may become the new president of the Sacramento Kings, but he is asking for $5 million per year and partial ownership. Read here.
The Rudy Report would like to point out that this is the first and last time that the world will be experiencing June 6th, 2013, so enjoy the day, today on "National Yo-Yo Day." A lot of people do anything to stand out from the crowd. To get attention, you need to do unique and crazy things. This person in the picture below clearly gets it right with an amazing hairdo....
Alex "A-Roid" Rodriguez and several other players may get suspended for taking performance-enhancing drugs. Good thing he is not playing already and nobody can argue that his performance was better. Arsenal London is interested in Bayern Munich defender David Alaba. Luis Suarez could join Bayern from Liverpool in exchange for Arjen Robben. Meanwhile, Cristiano Ronaldo may return to Manchester United for 76 million Euros. And, in baseball, the Yankees beat Cleveland again, while the Mets beat Washington.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Cam Neely, Bjoern Borg, Tommie Smith, and Ghanaian soccer legend Tony Yeboah. On this day in 1946, the National Basketball Association was created with eleven original teams. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but learn something about satellites in the Random Fact section!
Strong Partner - The addition of a powerful developer adds strength to Madison Square Garden's bid to redevelop Nassau Coliseum. Read here.