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Riley, Silva produce upsets at Drake Relays

Updated: April 26, 2013, 10:51 PM ET
Associated Press

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Aries Merritt remains the top 110-meter hurdler in the world heading into the bulk of the outdoor season.

He also calls himself "flimsy."

On a windy Friday night at the Drake Relays, Merritt's slight frame was no match for bulky rookie Andrew Riley.

Riley, the 2012 NCAA winner for Illinois at Drake Stadium, beat London Games gold medalist Merritt -- along with the silver and bronze winners from the recent Olympics.

The 169-pound Merritt said a strong ...

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