The future is bright. Rivers, 24, cut loose to complete 24 of 37 passes, rally
past the Steelers and move to 3--1 in his first season as the Chargers'
starting QB. Said Rivers to San Diego's Union-Tribune, "I'm having
QB Brady Quinn (right) threw three TDs versus Stanford to stay in the hunt for
this year's Trophy (page 59); the Irish are honoring their seven Heisman
winners at home games; and how's this for face value--1956 winner Paul
Hornung's mug adorns tickets to Saturday's game with UCLA.
While former veep Al keeps getting buzz for his global warming film, An
Inconvenient Truth (it was to debut in the United Arab Emirates this week), the
49ers' former fumbler Frank (left) held on and ran for 134 yards on Sunday,
upping his NFL-best total to 465 rushing yards.
Tennis great Graf surprised hubby Andre Agassi by spending $360,000 at his
charity auction for rackets he used to win his first pro match. Said Graf,
"Those rackets are supposed to stay with us."
The end is nigh? Favre, 37 this week, fell to 0-3 at home and 1-4 overall in
his 15th season as Green Bay's starting QB. The icon's sloppy day against St.
Louis ended when he fumbled. Said Favre, "I wonder sometimes what I'm doing
Titans QB Vince Young has had his moments, but his 0-5 team is 30th in points
scored and is fielding questions about face-stomping DT Albert Haynesworth. On
ice the Predators' franchise goalie, Tomas Vokoun, undermined by shoddy
defense, gave up 13 goals in two Nashville losses to open the season.
Virginia Senator George's latest troubles come from failing to report stock
options; Chiefs DE Jared (left) was charged with his second DUI in five months.
Other NFL Allens-- Green Bay's Kenderick, Frisco's Larry, Miami's Jason and
Will, and Tampa's Will--are a combined 3-14.
Soccer greats from L.A., who won the MLS Cup last year, will miss the
postseason for the first time in their 11 seasons. Said striker Landon Donovan,
"We needed to play better; to want it more."