Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Sunday. A full Sports Digest will be sent about 3 p.m. All times EST:
METAIRIE, La. (AP) Saints punter and kickoff specialist Thomas Morstead prepared for the 2012 season as if it would be his audition for a new contract.
NEW ORLEANS (6-8) At DALLAS (8-6)
Sunday, 1 p.m., FOX
OPENING LINE - Cowboys by 3
RECORD VS. SPREAD - New Orleans 6-8; Dallas 7-7
SERIES RECORD - Cowboys lead 15-9