Stock Watch: FAST-GLANCE WEEK IN REVIEW
Dec. 14, 2004 | 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: Coach K notches 700th win
Mike Krzyzewski -- Duke's Coach K got his 700th college win, beating Toledo on Sunday night. Imagine if he were starting out today and had the record he did in his first three seasons (below .500) ... he'd have been fired, baby!
QB Matt Leinart -- The USC quarterback won the Heisman Trophy. Leinart and former USC QB Carson Palmer, the 2002 Heisman-winner, should thank Notre Dame ... because their performances against the Irish helped get each QB get the trophy.
Oklahoma State basketball -- Eddie Sutton's Cowboys beat Syracuse at the Jimmy V Classic and also took care of a good UAB squad.
Tiger Woods -- Tiger won the Target tournament and a check worth more than $1 million.
Vitali Klitschko -- Klitschko showed why he's the best heavyweight by knocking out Danny Williams in the eighth round of their title fight.
STOCK DOWN: Neagle has contract voided
Pitcher Denny Neagle -- Neagle, the Colorado Rockies starter, had his contract voided because he was charged with soliciting a prostitute.
New York Giants -- The Giants' offense seemed nonexistent for most of Sunday's game against the Ravens. When rookie Eli Manning was inserted at quarterback, I said it was a mistake. He should have sat and learned watching Kurt Warner all season.
Indiana schedule-makers -- The people who put together Indiana's basketball schedule haven't given the Hoosiers much of a break. They've already played Connecticut, North Carolina and Kentucky. They were also considering playing Kansas and Arizona ... are you kidding me?
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.