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Penguins forward Beau Bennett tested for mumps

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins are worried forward Beau Bennett has mumps.

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Merriam-Webster names ‘culture’ word of the year

This Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014 photo shows the word "culture" in the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, in New York. Merriam-Webster has named "culture" its 2014 word of the year. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

NEW YORK (AP) — A nation, a workplace, an ethnicity, a passion, an outsized personality. The people who comprise these things, who fawn or rail against them, are behind Merriam-Webster’s 2014 word of the year: culture.

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Broncos’ Manning has flu-like symptoms

San Diego Chargers outside linebacker Melvin Ingram, left, knocks a pass way from Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning played Sunday’s game despite suffering from flu-like symptoms.

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Penguins star Crosby diagnosed with the mumps

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Add Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby to the growing list of NHL players dealing with the mumps.

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Comeau, Letang lead Penguins past Flames, 3-1

Pittsburgh Penguins' Nick Spaling (13) and Calgary Flames' Kris Russell (4) collide in front of Flames goalie Jonas Hiller (1) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Friday, Dec. 12, 2014.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Blake Comeau and Kris Letang scored early in the first period to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Friday night.

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