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Tiger wins 50th

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August 7, 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

•Tiger Woods became the youngest golfer to win 50 PGA tournaments when he won the Buick Open over the weekend.

•The Dodgers are on fire, winning nine straight games.

•David Ortiz became the first player to hit 40 home runs this season.

•The Pro Football Hall of Fame had a great class inducted over the weekend, including Troy Aikman, the late Reggie White, Warren Moon, John Madden, Harry Carson and Rayfield Wright.

•Sherri Steinhauer won a major tournament, the women's British Open.

STOCK DOWN

•Floyd Landis, who won the Tour de France, had a second sample showing he failed tests for high levels of testosterone. His own team fired him, yet he still claims his innocence.

•Oklahoma quarterback Rhett Bomar was thrown off the Sooners team because he received an extra benefit working at a car dealership.

•Despite winning Sunday, the Giants are 2-11 in their last 13 games.

•The Cardinals and Blue Jays are both 2-8 in their last 10 games. St. Louis did win two straight to break out of their funk a little bit.

•Dodgers pitcher Brad Penny did not give Greg Maddux his number 31 when the future Hall of Famer asked for it. Maddux, who had six no-hit innings in his first start with LA, is wearing No. 36 instead.

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.

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