The Rudy Report has just declined the Tony Award for "Best Musical", because every single person and/or musical seems to get this distinction, today on "National Button Day." Stereotypes have a negative connotation, but when you look at them realistically, they are really the fault of the people that make these stereotypes true. What's this really yummy seafood that starts with an "R"?
Texas Rangers star player Josh Hamilton may sign a record contract with the Seattle Mariners. In the NBA, the Knicks beat San Antonio to stay undefeated, while Brooklyn beat Boston. And, on Thursday night football, the Miami Dolphins lost against Buffalo.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Britta Steffen, Kari Lehtonen, Osi Umenyiora, Oksana Baiul, Julio Lugo, Alexander Popov, Terry Labonte, and British boxing legend Frank Bruno. On this day in 1938, LSD was first synthesized by Swiss chemist Dr. Albert Hofmann in Basel, Switzerland. Have a great weekend, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but learn something about Elvis that you did not know for sure in the Random Fact section!
Italian Job - There are rumors that a group of Italian investors is planning a GBP 30 million takeover of English soccer club Birmingham City. Read here.
Big Deal - News Corp. is apparently in discussions to buy up to 40% of New York Yankees broadcasting network YES for more than $1 billion. Read here.
Lower Burden - Premier League club Manchester United reports a much lower debt burden thanks to the team's recent initial public offering. Read here.
People in 115 countries of the world read the Rudy Report, so we are basically like the United Nations, just without arguments and wars, today on "National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day." As you know, the Rudy Report teaches you more every day than Harvard University could in a lifetime. So let Rudy tell you something about the Domino effect...
The Miami Marlins have traded Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle, and several other top players to Toronto, upsetting the fans by choosing profits over performance. AC Milan, Manchester United, and Chelsea FC are interested in signing Pep Guardiola as their new coach. And, in the NBA, the Detroit Pistons won their first game of the season by defeating Philadelphia. Congratulations!
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Lorena Ochoa, Lofa Tatupu, Brooks Bollinger, Gustavo Poyet, and Gibraltarian track athlete Dominic Carroll. On this day in 1971, Intel released the first commercial single-chip microprocessor, the 4004. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but find out what the Snellen Chart is in the Random Fact section!
Done Deal - Clubs of top Italian soccer division Serie A have reached a revenue-sharing agreement over media income for the next three seasons. Read here.
While many people are worried about global warming, Rudy wants to assure you that this Rudy Report is so cool, it will cool down Earth's temperature by several degrees, today on "National Spicy Guacamole Day." It has been a few weeks since Halloween, so now it's time to take a step back and reevaluate how it was. Well, it seemed to have been a pretty awesome Halloween...
It looks like Michael Vick played his last game for the Philadelphia Eagles. The former "Rudy Report Athlete of the Year" suffered another concussion and may leave the franchise at the end of the season. Free agent Kenyon Martin may join the Miami Heat soon. Meanwhile, the New York Knicks beat Orlando to stay undefeated. Can you believe it? Nobody can.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Kyle Orton, Xavier Nady, Curt Schilling, and Lesothan soccer sensation Moitheri Ntobo. On this day in 1922, the BBC began radio service in the United Kingdom. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but learn something about the $20 bill that you did not know for sure in the Random Fact section!
Backlash - The deal for a new NFL stadium in Minnesota may fall apart after some disagreements between the Vikings and politicians, which means that the team could still move to LA. Read here.
The Rudy Report would like to urge you to start nominating candidates for the most prestigious "Rudy Report Athlete of the Year 2012 Award", which typically takes careers to the next level, like today on "World Kindness Day." Finding the athlete of the year really is a delicate process that takes months. As a reader, it is not only a privilege, it is your duty to make a nomination. No excuses!
The Los Angeles Lakers have hired former New York Knicks coach Mike D'Antoni. And, on Monday Night Football, the Pittsburgh Steelers beat Kansas City in overtime.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Lucas Barrios, Metta World Peace, Vinny Testaverde, and Bolivian race walking sensation Claudia Balderrama. On this day in 1864, the constitution of Greece was adopted. We all know what that led to.... Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but once again learn something interesting about an inventor in the Random Fact section!
Not Moving - Despite rumors, the Carolina Panthers have denied that they will be moving as Los Angeles is looking for an NFL franchise. Read here.
Moving - The owners of NBA franchise Sacramento Kings are meeting with officials in Virginia Beach, demonstrating that they are serious about a move. Read here.
We will not make a big fuss about it, because it did not fall on a weekday (stay tuned for next year!), but yesterday, the Rudy Report's online website presence turned 4 years old, the day before today, which is "National Vanilla Cupcake Day." So are we not going to have a celebration at all today? Well, of course, we celebrate. In fact, we celebrate the Rudy Report and its world-changing legacy every single day. But not with candles on a cake. That's not always a good idea...
In the NFL, the New York Giants lost against Cincinnati, while the Jets lost against Seattle. In the NBA, the Knicks are still unbeaten after defeating Dallas on Friday. Oregon is now ranked the number one team in the NCAA college football Bowl Championship Series. And, in the Premier League, Chelsea and Liverpool had a 1-1 draw in the top game, while ManU and ManCity won their respective games.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Russell Westbrook, Michael Moorer (boxer and superlative of film director Michael Moore), Sammy Sosa, and Zimbabwean rally racing sensation Conrad Rautenbach. On this day in 1933, Hugh Gray took the first known photo of the Loch Ness Monster. Have a great week, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but learn something about Star Trek that even Trekkies do not know in the Random Fact section!
Going To The Beach - There are rumors that NBA franchise Sacramento Kings may be on the move to Virginia Beach, where they would get a new arena. Read here.
About Time - Premier League club Chelsea FC has reported a profit for the first time since Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich took over. Read here.