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Stock Watch

9/8/2009

STOCK UP

Alabama's Mark Ingram ran for 150 yards as the Tide rolled over Virginia Tech.

Jimmy Claussen threw four touchdown passes as Notre Dame beat Nevada.

Diaper dandy quarterback Matt Barkley had a successful debut for USC.

Michigan handled pressure and blew out Western Michigan.

Americans Melanie Oudin and John Isner made it past the first week of the U.S. Open.

Brad Penny was impressive in his first two starts with the Giants.

Steve Spurrier is 19-1 in season openers as a college head coach.

The Cincinnati Reds have won seven straight games.

The Detroit Tigers have won six in a row.

STOCK DOWN

Oregon running back LaGarette Blount was suspended for the season for throwing a punch after a loss to Boise State.

Brett Favre was fined $10,000 for an illegal crack-back block.

Oklahoma was stunned by BYU. Quarterback Sam Bradford suffered a shoulder injury which could sideline him for several games.

Andy Roddick and Venus Williams lost over Labor Day weekend at the U.S. Open.

Virginia was upset by William and Mary.

The Timberwolves lost Ricky Rubio for the upcoming season.

Red Sox pitcher Josh Beckett has a 7.47 ERA and 14 home runs allowed over his last five starts.

The Braves have lost five straight games.