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Former Carson-Newman football coach Ken Sparks dies

JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Ken Sparks, a football coach who won 338 games for Division II Carson-Newman to rank fifth on the NCAA's all-time list, has died. He was 73.

Carson-Newman athletic department spokesman Adam Cavalier said Sparks' wife, Carol, informed the school that the coach had died Wednesday at their home.

Arkansas House advances concealed handgun exemption bill

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers voted Thursday to exempt college sporting events from a new state law expanding where concealed guns are allowed in a vote that one lawmaker complained was a "no-win" choice between the University of Arkansas Razorbacks and the National Rifle Association.

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Beavers get a look at QB transfer Luton in the spring game

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State fans were buoyed by last season's Civil War victory over Oregon, which snapped an eight-game losing streak in the rivalry and provided a sense of momentum.

There might be reason for continued optimism after Saturday's spring game.

Running back Ryan Nall galloped for big gains as expected — and threw a 60-yard touchdown on the first play — but the Beavers also flashed more of a vertical passing game after being run-heavy last season.

The AP Top 25 Poll

Poll Release: Jan 10
(###) Number of first place votes
RankteamRecordPointsPV Rank
1Clemson (60)14-11,5003
2Alabama14-11,4401
3USC10-31,2929
4Washington12-21,2774
5Oklahoma11-21,2527
6Ohio State11-21,2402
7Penn State11-31,1305
8Florida State10-31,10510
9Wisconsin11-31,0328
10Michigan10-31,0016
11Oklahoma State10-392013
12Stanford10-373016
13LSU8-465119
14Florida9-464020
15Western Michigan13-161912
16Virginia Tech10-461018
17Colorado10-458511
18West Virginia10-336814
19South Florida11-235825
20Miami (FL)9-4338-
21Louisville9-427715
22Tennessee9-4253-
23Utah9-4222-
24Auburn8-520617
25San Diego State11-3113-

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