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Updated: February 7, 2011, 1:10 PM ET
By Dick Vitale | ESPN.com

STOCK UP

Aaron Rodgers was named MVP as the Green Bay Packers won Super Bowl XLV.

Tom Brady was a unanimous pick as the NFL MVP.

• The Pro Football Hall of Fame has a new class which includes Deion Sanders and Marshall Faulk.

LeBron James scored 51 points in a win over the Magic.

• The Falcons gave Mike Smith a three-year extension.

Johan Franzen of the Red Wings had five goals in one game against the Senators.

• Florida beat Vanderbilt and Kentucky.

STOCK DOWN

• The Cleveland Cavaliers have lost 24 games in a row.

• The Knicks were fined $200,000 for illegal workouts.

• Nets coach Avery Johnson was fined $25,000 for improper conduct toward an official during a game.

J. R. Smith was fined $25,000 for a flagrant foul.

Evgeni Malkin suffered tears in his MCL and ACL.



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.