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Updated: July 26, 2010, 1:06 PM ET
By Dick Vitale | ESPN.com

STOCK UP

Jamie McMurray won the Brickyard 400.

Padres manager Bud Black received a three-year contract extension.

Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer is 5-1 in his last six starts.

CC Sabathia has won his last nine decisions.

The New York Giants added veteran linebacker Keith Bulluck.

Alberto Contador won the Tour de France.

The Phillies have won four straight games.

STOCK DOWN

Agents that are abusing the system and dragging down several major colleges.

Carl Edwards and Brad Keselowski were put on probation by NASCAR.

The Minnesota Timberwolves and president David Kahn were fined for comments regarding Michael Beasley.

Ubaldo Jimenez was hit hard by the Phillies. After a great start, Jimenez has had his share of struggles.

The Rockies have dropped five straight games.

Andy Roddick was upset in the semifinals of the ATP Atlanta Tennis Championships.

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.