The Rudy Report wants to remind you to never let your printer know that you are in a hurry, like today on "National Duran Duran Appreciation Day." Anyways, clearly, German is one of the most important languages in the world, unlike French. Learning German or learning about Germany will set you apart. However, granted, the German School could have come up with a better logo....
China will host the 2019 basketball world championships. The NFL is considering pre-season games in Mexico. In the Premier League, Manchester United beat Tottenham 1-0 in the top game. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees lost against Toronto, while the Mets had a loss against Tampa Bay.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Roy Keane, Wade Barrett, Andre Drummond, Doyle Brunson, Riddick Bowe, and Czech tennis sensation Andrea Hlavackova (don't worry, she probably can't spell her name either). On this day in 2003, Yuri Malenchenko became the first person to marry in space. His bride was on the ground in Texas. Have a great week, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can learn something cool about Neptune and Uranus in the Random Fact section!
Huge Deal - The richest man in China is in discussions to acquire Ironman company World Triathlon Corporation for $850 million. Read here.
Golf Lesson - Adidas has hired Guggenheim Partners to explore potential options on how to deal with their struggling golf division. Read here.
The Rudy Report is wondering if there is some kind of law that requires vegans to have an above average number of bumper stickers, like today on "International Beer Day." Anyways, it is time again to choose the "Shirt of the Month." And for August, it wasn't even close....
The Los Angeles Dodgers still owe $87.5 million to players that have been traded to other teams. Formula One star Jenson Button and his wife were gassed by burglars in their rented St. Tropez home and robbed while unconscious, resulting in almost $500,000 in damages. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees beat Boston once again.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Mike Trout, Sidney Crosby, Shane Lechler, Edgar Renteria, Alan Page, and Australian cricket legend Greg Chappell. On this day in 1858, the first ever Australian rules football game was played between Melbourne Grammar and Scotch College. Have a great weekend, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but you can learn something incredible about the history of FedEx in the Random Fact section!
Moving On - Las Vegas and Quebec City have been invited by the National Hockey League into phase two of the expansion process. Read here.
Different Pitch - New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi is endorsing a new app that features augmented reality baseball games. Read here.
The Rudy Report thinks it is amazing that society thinks of people wearing glasses as smart instead of as people with shitty vision, like today on "National Fresh Breath Day." Anyways, we are in the middle of summer and it is really hot out there. You need to get creative to stay cool....
Manchester United have acquired Barcelona forward Pedro for 30 million Euros. The firm that created the Wells Report to investigate the Deflategate scandal is charging the NFL $2.5 million. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees lost against Boston, while the Mets beat Miami.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to David Robinson, Stuart O'Grady, Roman Weidenfeller, and Belgian figure skating sensation Kevin van der Perren. On this day in 1926, Gertrude Ederle became the first woman to swim across the English Channel. Apparently, she heard there was a sale on the other side.... Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but you can find out on how many dates you have to go before getting married in the Random Fact section!
Stay Or Go - A judge has made a new National Football League stadium in St. Louis more feasible with his ruling, which could further complicate a move to LA. Read here.
The Rudy Report would like to point out that had banks been as fiercely regulated as McDonald's breakfast cut-off times, we would have never had a financial crisis, like today on "National Golf Day." Anyways, whether you like it or not, grammar matters. Why? Well, see for yourselves....
Manchester United is once again offering more than $150 million to Real Madrid in exchange for attacking midfielder Gareth Bale. It looks like Kobe Bryant will either retire or play in China after next season. And, in baseball, the New York Yankees beat Boston, while the Mets won against Miami.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Jeff Friesen, Carl Crawford, Paula Creamer, Patrick Ewing, John Olerud, and Hungarian water polo legend Tamas Farago. On this day in 1985, MLB players went on strike for two days. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but you can learn something interesting about the video game Mortal Kombat in the Random Fact section!
Takeover - Major League Baseball's Advanced Media will take over the internet operations of the National Hockey League. Read here.
The Rudy Report wants to point out how easy it is to rob one of the hipster Whole Foods markets in Brooklyn when you're armed with just a bag of gluten, like today on "National Assistance Dog Day." Anyways, the Summer Olympics will be taking place next year in Rio. We are the first to give you a preview. This American athlete will surely be in contention one way or another....
Adidas is said to be offering $200 million for 13 years to sponsor NBA star James Harden. Note to self: Grow a beard. Cristiano Ronaldo has bought his agent a Greek island as a wedding gift. And, in baseball, the New York Mets beat Miami.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Kurt Bush, Michael Marsh, Roger Clemens, Gerry Cooney, John Riggins, and Lithuanian sprinting sensation Agne Visockaite-Eggerth. On this day in 1958, the Billboard Hot 100 was published for the first time. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but you can learn something about the New York Times that you absolutely did not know before in the Random Fact section!
Power Agent - A new report details how Scott Boras became the most powerful sports agent in the American major leagues. Read here.