HOT: Vernon Adams
This is an article from the Sept. 9, 2013 issue
The Eastern Washington QB threw for 411 yards and ran for 107 as the FCS school knocked off No. 25 Oregon State 49--46 last Saturday. How did he describe his flashy performance? "It's just having swagger."
HOT: FCS Schools
Adams wasn't the only small-timer to make it big. Six other FCS schools beat FBS teams—and the FCS schools pocketed a total of $2.38 million in guarantees to boot.
At its home opener Notre Dame sold sodas in cups that said figthing irish.
NOT: Raiders Draft
Thought JaMarcus Russell's stint was short? Oakland cut QB Tyler Wilson, its '13 fourth-rounder.
NOT: Caroline Wozniacki
A year after being ousted from the U.S. Open by a player ranked No. 96, the former world No. 1 (she's now eighth) was bounced from the U.S. Open by Camila Giorgi, who is ranked 136th.