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Updated: August 9, 2010, 12:23 PM ET
By Dick Vitale | ESPN.com

STOCK UP

Emmitt Smith and Jerry Rice led a standout 2010 class into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Ndamukong Suh signed his deal with the Lions. He is guaranteed $40 million.

Alex Rodriguez finally got his 600th home run.

Brandon Morrow threw a one-hitter and struck out 17 batters for the Toronto Blue Jays.

Hunter Mahan won the WGC-Bridgestone event in Akron.

• The Baltimore Orioles are 5-1 under new manager Buck Showalter.


STOCK DOWN

Tiger Woods finished 18 over par at the tourney in Akron, his worst four-round score as a pro.

Elvis Dumervil is out with a serious pectoral injury

• West Virginia football was accused of several NCAA violations.

• Andy Roddick was upset early in the Legg-Mason tournament in Washington, DC.

Torii Hunter received a four-game suspension for a big-time outburst.

• The Tampa Bay Rays have lost five straight games.

• The Chicago Cubs are 1-9 in their last ten games.

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.