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Updated: March 24, 2009, 5:03 PM ET
By Dick Vitale | ESPN.com

STOCK UP

Goaltender Martin Brodeur of the Devils set the NHL record for career wins when he got his 532nd.

Villanova, Connecticut, Louisville, Syracuse and Pittsburgh are all in the Sweet 16. That's the first time a conference has placed five in the Sweet 16.

Kyle Busch won the Sprint Cup race in Bristol, Tennessee.

Rafael Nadal dominated Andy Murray to win the tennis event at Indian Wells, California.

The Cleveland Cavaliers have a nine-game win streak.

The Ottawa Senators are 9-1 in their last 10 games.

STOCK DOWN

Matt Jones was cut by the Jaguars after off-field issues.

The Ravens cut Samari Rolle.

Celtics coach Doc Rivers was fined $25,000 for criticizing an official.

The once-proud Colorado Avalanche are in last place in the Western Conference.

The Washington Wizards have lost their last four games; the total margin was 73 points.

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.