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AP Source: RHP Casey Janssen, Nationals agree to contract

In this June 15, 2014, file photo, Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Casey Janssen throws to the Baltimore Orioles in the ninth inning of a baseball game in Baltimore. A person familiar with the negotiations says Janssen and the Washington Nationals have agreed to a one-year contract with an option for 2016.  The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, because the deal had not been announced (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Free-agent reliever Casey Janssen and the Washington Nationals agreed to a one-year contract with an option for 2016, a person familiar with the negotiations said Wednesday.

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Super Bowl advertisers aim not to offend

This image provided by Victoria's Secret shows a portion of the company's television ad scheduled to run during Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015. Super Bowl advertisers are being careful not to offend this year. A Victoria’s Secret 90-second teaser ad showed super models fully dressed as football players, although the actual Super Bowl ad shows the models dressed in Victoria’s Secret lingerie. (AP Photo/Victoria's Secret)

NEW YORK (AP) — Super Bowl advertisers are being careful not to offend.

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Cookie competition gets twist thanks to deflated footballs

Pictured are the Deflategate and Super Bowl cookies made at Ryke's Bakery, Catering & Cafe in Muskegon on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015.  Ryke's Bakery, Catering & Cafe in Muskegon has held the competition since 2008. This year, in addition to cookies with logos of the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks, there's a third option: Cookies decorated with deflated footballs. (AP Photo/The Muskegon Chronicle, Tommy Martino) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT

MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — An annual western Michigan cookie competition held ahead of the Super Bowl is getting a new twist thanks to all the talk about deflated footballs.

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Renting out homes for Super Bowl can bring big bucks

PHOENIX (AP) — Hundreds of people gather every year to hobnob with A-list celebrities at a charity bash thrown in the Super Bowl’s host city. But instead of heading to a trendy nightclub or swanky restaurant, organizers this year are throwing the party inside a private home.

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Saints, Pelicans owner asks judge to dismiss heirs’ lawsuit

In this Sept. 29, 2014, file photo, New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson and his wife Gayle Benson pose for a photo with his granddaughter, and Pelicans co-owner Rita Benson LeBlanc, left, at the Pelicans NBA basketball media day in Metairie, La. Tom Benson, who owns the NFL's Saints and NBA's Pelicans, asserted in a statement released Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, that removing his daughter and grandchildren from the operation of his sports franchises _ and inserting his wife of 10 years in their place _ will ensure the clubs’ long-term stability and future in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by recently estranged heirs who are seeking control of his NFL and NBA teams.

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