Oregon State QB Luton back home after scary injury

Oregon State quarterback Jake Luton is carted off the field after suffering an injury during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. Washington State won 52-23. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State quarterback Jake Luton is back with the Beavers after taking a scary hit in their loss to Washington State and being removed from the field on a stretcher.

At Harvard, education through athletics

FILE - In this Dec. 25, 2015, file photo, Harvard head coach Tommy Amaker encourages his team as they played Oklahoma in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Diamond Head Classic, in Honolulu. At a monthly event dubbed the "Breakfast Club," tucked away in the private dining room of a Harvard Square hotel restaurant, Harvard sophomore Seth Towns and senior Chris Egi joined coach Amaker to mingle with a few dozen leaders in the city's financial, political and intellectual communities. Later that afternoon, civil rights activist Harry Edwards spoke to the whole basketball team about a life at the intersection of sports and activism, from John Carlos and Tommie Smith — not to mention Malcolm X — to Colin Kaepernick. Amaker arranged the talk for a simple but somewhat quaint reason: As long as his paycheck comes from Harvard, he plans to take his role as an educator seriously. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner, File)

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — When Harvard sophomore Seth Towns awoke in his riverside dorm room Wednesday morning, he had options.

Vanderbilt coach reaping benefits of experience

Vanderbilt head coach Derek Mason, top left, celebrates with Jay Woods (74) and Jamauri Wakefield (32) after defeating Kansas State in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. Vanderbilt Won 14-7. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Derek Mason and his Vanderbilt Commodores are showing that experience matters.

Stafford leads Lions over Giants 24-10

Detroit Lions kicker Matt Prater (5) celebrates after kicking a field goal during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — So far, so good for Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions. Eli Manning and the New York Giants are heading in the opposite direction.



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