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Updated: January 12, 2009, 12:20 PM ET
By Dick Vitale | ESPN.com

STOCK UP

Urban Meyer and the Florida Gators won another national championship, beating Oklahoma down at Miami.

The Ravens, Cardinals, Eagles and Steelers all advanced in the NFL's version of the Final Four.

Colt McCoy was brilliant for Texas in its win over Ohio State.

Milton Bradley signed a three-year, $30 million deal to play with the Cubs.

Andy Murray beat Roger Federer in the semifinals and Andy Roddick in the finals to win a tournament in Qatar.

Break up the Timberwolves. After a 6-25 start, Kevin McHale's club has won five in a row.

North Carolina women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell got her 800th career win.

Wake Forest's men's hoop team is off to its best start since 1980-81.

STOCK DOWN

The announcement was made that Adam Jones was to be released by the Cowboys.

J.C. Romero and Sergio Mitre were suspended for 50 games by Major League Baseball for use of a banned substance.

Chargers wide receiver Vincent Jackson was arrested on suspicion of DUI.

Ottawa Senators forward Jarkko Ruutu was suspended for two games for biting the hand of a Buffalo Sabres player.

Carolina Panthers quarterback Jake Delhomme had a nightmare playoff game, turning the ball over six times.

The L.A. Clippers have lost 11 straight games. The team's last win came on December 19th at Indiana.

After a 27-2 start, the Celtics are 3-7 since.

North Carolina's men's hoop team is 0-2 in ACC play for the first time since 1996-97.

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.