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Mosley knocks out Vargas

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July 17, 2006 | Dick's Stock Watch provides a fast-glance review of the past week in the world of sports, charting whose stock is up and whose is down.

STOCK UP

•The Yankees swept the White Sox to move to within a half-game of the Red Sox for first in the AL East. Mariano Rivera collected career save number 400 on Sunday.

•Texas Rangers' Michael Young had the game-winning hit in the ninth to give the American League a win in the All-Star game and homefield advantage in the World Series.

•The Cardinals have been hot, winning seven in a row. The Angels have also been on fire with six consecutive victories.

•Shane Mosley was impressive in a sixth-round TKO over Fernando Vargas.

•Lance Armstrong won his fourth straight Best Male Athlete award at the ESPYs.

STOCK DOWN

•The Colorado Rockies have lost seven in a row.

•The Dodgers have lost four straight and totaled just six runs in those losses.

•The Red Sox are feeling the heat with the Yankees coming on strong.

•Bruce Arena's contract as United States soccer coach was not renewed.

•Padres' pitcher Jake Peavy, expected to have a big season, is now 4-9 with an ERA close to five.

Dick Vitale coached the Pistons and the University of Detroit before broadcasting ESPN's first college basketball game in December 1979. Send him a question for possible use on ESPNEWS.