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Updated: December 20, 2009, 10:04 PM ET
By Dick Vitale

STOCK UP

The Indianapolis Colts remained perfect with a win over Jacksonville. Peyton Manning threw four more touchdowns.

Browns running back Jerome Harrison ran for 286 yards while teammate Joshua Cribbs returned two kickoffs for touchdowns.

Ben Roethlisberger threw for over 500 yards, including a last-second touchdown for the Steelers in a wild win over Green Bay.

The Dallas Cowboys ended that "December swoon" by winning in New Orleans.

The Seattle Mariners made a great move by acquiring Cliff Lee from the Phillies.

The Boston Red Sox signed pitcher John Lackey and outfielder Mike Cameron to boost their stock.

The Longhorns of Texas remained unbeaten with an impressive win over North Carolina at Jerry Jones' beautiful new stadium.

Villanova won its first FCS national football championship by edging Montana.

Penn State's women's volleyball team won its 102nd straight match while capturing the national championship.


STOCK DOWN

The Saints lost at home to the Cowboys.

Buffalo Bills guard Richie Incognito was fined $50,000 for head butts.

Gonzaga was blown out by Duke.

The New Jersey Nets are 2-26. At least they play the next six games at home.

The Golden State Warriors have lost five in a row and nine out of 10.

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.