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Vitale: Weekly stock watch

Updated: June 21, 2010, 11:40 AM ET
By Dick Vitale | ESPN.com

STOCK UP

[+] EnlargeAlbert Haynesworth
Chris Gardner/US PresswireAlbert Haynesworth is unhappy with the way the Redskins would use him in the 3-4 defense.

• The Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA championship in seven games. Phil Jackson earned his 11th championship while Kobe Bryant got ring number 5.

Graeme McDowell won the U. S. Open golf tournament.

Jamie Moyer became the oldest pitcher to beat the Yankees.

• Brazil and Netherlands are through to the next round of the World Cup.

• The Texas Rangers have won eight straight games, while the White Sox have won six in a row.

• The Atlanta Braves remain the leader in the NL East.

STOCK DOWN

Albert Haynesworth asked for a trade from the Redskins. His $100 million deal wasn't enough to keep him happy.

• Germany was upset in a World Cup game.

• The French soccer team refused to practice on Sunday. Their squad has not won yet at the World Cup.

• The Washington Nationals have dropped six in a row.

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.