Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Thursday. A full Digest will be sent at about 3 p.m. All times EST:
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) The New York Jets have promoted linebacker Ricky Sapp from the practice squad to the active roster and added safety Antonio Allen to the practice squad.
NEW YORK (AP) If time spent at the bargaining table indicates progress, the NHL and the locked-out players' association finally could be on their way to making a deal to get hockey back on the ic
HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Texans are about to get the ultimate test in holding onto the ball.