The Rudy Report would like you to be careful when carrying a guitar down a flight of stairs, because if you trip and fall down, you may accidentally compose a Coldplay song, today on "National Quirky Country Music Song Titles Day." When you work on something great, there are people who support you to make it happen. Make sure to thank them. They will appreciate it...
The NCAA men's basketball tournament is set to resume today with the "Sweet 16" and Rudy favorite Indiana is still going strong. There are rumors that Dortmund defender Mats Hummels may transfer to FC Barcelona. And, in the NBA, the New York Knicks beat Memphis, while Brooklyn had a win against Portland.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Luke Walton, Derek Hill, Keith Tkachuk, Byron Scott, Jerry Sloan, and American track and field sensation Crystal Cox (who could have also had a career in adult films with a name like that). On this day in 845, Paris was sacked by Viking raiders, who collected a huge ransom in exchange for leaving. Oh, the French! Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but learn something funny about sauce in the Random Fact section!
Capping It - In a move that could be copied by other soccer leagues, Italy's second division Serie B will introduce a salary cap for players. Read here.
Confusion - The Middle Eastern owner of British club Leeds United has made conflicting statements about the sale of the team, leaving some uncertainty. Read here.
A week ago, Lil' Wayne was in the hospital for multiple seizures, and people were speculating that it was because he got too excited reading the Rudy Report, which is something we deny, today on "National Joe Day" (call every guy Joe on this day). We have had enough snow and storms and snowstorms. Now it's time for summer! Let's jump right into the warmest season, but make sure to jump far enough...
There are rumors that Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho will return to take on the coaching job at FC Chelsea next season. Meanwhile, Chelsea captain John Terry may move to Turkish club Fenerbahce. In the NBA, the New York Knicks crushed Boston. And, in the NHL, the Rangers beat Philadelphia, while the Islanders beat Washington.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Manuel Neuer, Buster Posey, David Coulthard, and Swiss cycling legend Tony "The Mouse" Rominger (nickname unconfirmed, but likely true). On this day in 1871, the first international rugby match, a match between Scotland and England, took place. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but learn something interesting about cars in the Random Fact section!
Another Biggie - The group intending to take over the Kings and keep the franchise in Sacramento has added another top investor, the family that founded Qualcomm, to its roster. Read here.
As you know every Rudy Report is a masterpiece of art and philosophy, but few people know that reading it backwards makes it beautiful abstract art, so try it, today on "National Make Up Your Own Holiday Day." Traveling by plane is by far the safest means of transportation. Engineers work on making it safer every day. Have a look for yourselves...
Tiger Woods won the Arnold Palmer Invitational and reclaimed the position of Number 1 golfer in the world, three weeks before the Masters. Brazilian striker Neymar has signed a pre-contract with FC Barcelona, which will pay a transfer fee of 45 million Euros to his club FC Santos. Derek Jeter is likely to miss the season opener for the New York Yankees. And, in the NFL, the Baltimore Ravens have signed linebacker Elvis Dumervil, who will replace retired Ray Lewis.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Jermichael Finley (Michael wasn't enough?), Nate Kaeding, Mike Peca, Ulf Samuelsson, and Finnish heptathlon legend Niina Kelo (no typo here, smart ass). On this day in 1934, the driving test was introduced in the United Kingdom. Have a great day, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but discover that you can do more than just listen to music in the Random Fact section!
Big Deal - The city of Sacramento has passed a vote that will clear the way for a new downtown basketball arena, which could mean that NBA franchise Kings stays in town. Read here.
Taxing Situation - Soccer club AS Monaco is fighting against plans by the French league to force the team to set up financial residence in France, which could be a huge setback for the club. Read here.
While France is getting ready to surrender to North Korea, the Rudy Report is here to help you start the new week with some fun, today on "National Waffle Day." The economy is recovering, but a lot of people are still struggling. When you go out, you notice that there are many more homeless people in the streets. In fact, the homeless population has literally doubled....
The organizers of the 2022 soccer World Cup in Qatar have said that they can host the tournament in either summer or winter. In the NCAA men's basketball tournament, number one ranked team Gonzaga got eliminated in the second round. Sebastian Vettel won the Formula One Grand Prix in Malaysia. In the NBA, the New York Knicks beat Toronto on Saturday. And, in the NHL, the Ranges lost against Washington in a shoot-out, while the Islanders beat Florida. Meanwhile, Dallas Stars veteran Brenden Morrow has been traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Wladimir Klitschko, Avery Johnson, Ray Tanner, and Bulgarian high-jumping sensation Stefka Kostadinova. On this day in 421, Venice was founded at twelve o'clock noon, according to legend. Have a great week, there is no new Dear Rudy right now, but learn something that Henry Ford did for his workers in the Random Fact section!
New Leader - A software tycoon who is a part owner of another NBA franchise has become the lead investors to buy the Kings and keep the team in Sacramento. Read here.
A new survey has found that the Rudy Report helps you whiten your teeth significantly, if you also use teeth whitening toothpaste, which is cool, today on "International Goof-Off Day." Not many people are familiar with Asia. You need good directions to get to where you want to go. Make sure you take the right road....
In a surprising move, star player Brian Urlacher will leave the Chicago Bears and play for a different team next season. In the NCAA men's basketball tournament, top teams Louisville and Gonzaga advanced to the next round. And, in the NHL, the New York Rangers lost against Florida.
The Rudy Report says Happy Birthday to Tom Poti, Juan Uribe, Joey Porter, Marcus Camby, Don Chaney, and Dutch field hockey legend Teun de Nooijer. On this day in 1894, the first playoff game for the Stanley Cup started. Have a great weekend, there is no new Dear Rudy at the moment, but learn something amazing about composer Franz Liszt that you did not know for sure in the Random Fact section!
Need To Build - A new report suggests that no renovations for Sun Life Stadium in Miami will mean that there will also be no Super Bowl anytime soon. Read here.