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Updated: December 28, 2009, 3:06 PM ET
By Dick Vitale

STOCK UP

Kentucky earned its 2000th win in its illustrious basketball history.

The Chargers remained on fire with a win at Tennessee.

Darren Sharper set a record for most interception return yards in one season.

Martin Brodeur set an NHL record for career shutouts, passing Terry Sawchuk's old mark.

Utah won its ninth straight bowl.

Freshman Kyle Padron threw for an SMU-record 460 yards, leading the Mustangs to a 45-10 victory over Nevada in the Hawaii Bowl. It was SMU's first bowl since 1984.

USC hoops looked good in its run to win the Diamond Head tournament in Hawaii. Meanwhile, the Trojans' football team beat Boston College in the Emerald Bowl. Matt Barkley threw for 350 yards in the win.


STOCK DOWN

The New York Giants needed a win but they were blown out at home by Carolina.

The New Orleans Saints were stunned at home by Tampa Bay.

The Chicago Bulls blew a 35-point lead and lost at home to Sacramento.

The University of Florida men's basketball team has dropped three straight games.

Albert Haynesworth was fined $10,000 while Brandon Jacobs was docked $7,500 for their participation in a fight.

Raiders fullback Luke Lawton was suspended four games -- two this season and the first two next year -- for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances.

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.