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Updated: July 19, 2010, 11:39 AM ET
By Dick Vitale | ESPN.com

STOCK UP

Louis Oosthuizen won the British Open.

Brian McCann was MVP as the NL finally won an All-Star game.

David Ortiz won the home run derby.

The Cardinals have won five straight games.

The Padres have remained hot, leading the NL West.

The A's are riding a five-game win streak.

STOCK DOWN

Green Bay Packers defensive end Johnny Jolly was suspended without pay for the upcoming season (and maybe longer) for violating the league's substance abuse policy.

Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert was fined $100k by NBA commissioner David Stern for his comments about LeBron James.

The Los Angeles Dodgers were swept by the St. Louis Cardinals.

The Detroit Tigers have lost five straight games.

The Kansas City Royals 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.