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Updated: October 20, 2008, 4:19 PM ET
By Dick Vitale | ESPN.com

STOCK UP

The Rays win the ALCS in dramatic fashion, knocking off the Red Sox in seven games.

The Phillies earned a trip to the World Series for the first time since 1993.

Texas put up 56 points in a blowout of Missouri to remain No. 1 in the polls.

Penn State had a great second half in a win over Michigan.

Ohio State dominated Michigan State.

Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford threw for 468 yards against Kansas.

43-year old Bernard Hopkins dominated Kelly Pavlik in their bout.

Rafael Nadal locked up the world's year-end No. 1 ranking.

The Tennessee Titans remained the lone unbeaten in the NFL, beating Kansas City.

STOCK DOWN

Adam Jones was suspended by the NFL for his off-field incident.

Larry Johnson was declared inactive for one game by Chiefs coach Herman Edwards.

The Bengals remain winless.

Wisconsin fell to 0-4 in the Big Ten after a 38-16 loss to Iowa.

BYU was handed its first loss, blown out by TCU.

Dick Vitale

College Basketball analyst
Dick Vitale, college basketball's top analyst and ambassador, joined ESPN during the 1979-80 season. His thorough knowledge of the game is brought forth in an enthusiastic, passionate style. Vitale also contributes columns to ESPN.com.