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Kyle Shanahan: 49ers must play 60 minutes to stop Chiefs, ‘freak’ Patrick Mahomes

MIAMI, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan said his team must play hard for the entire 60 minutes of Super Bowl LIV if they hope to contain Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes. "All good quarterbacks are tough to beat ...

LeBron James on Kobe Bryant’s death: I promise to continue your legacy

Jan. 27 (UPI) -- LeBron James, making his first public comments since the death of Kobe Bryant, said "it's my responsibility" to continue the legacy of the Los Angeles Lakers legend. In a lengthy post on Instagram, James said he was "heartbroken and ...

Mississippi governor calls for closing of Parchman penitentiary cell block after ninth death

Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves vowed to close the Mississippi State Penitentiary's Unit 29 cell block after the ninth death of an inmate in a month. During his State of the State address on Monday evening, Reeves ordered the closing ...

Coronavirus: At least 106 dead in China; WHO head in Beijing

Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Chinese authorities on Tuesday raised the death toll from a coronavirus outbreak to 106, ahead of a visit by the director-general of the World Health Organization who will help map out a plan to stem the virus' spread. WHO chief ...

CDC mulling expanded screening for coronavirus; spread risk still low

Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday raised its travel warning for China to its highest alert level as they consider increased screenings for travelers from the Asian nation that is dealing with an increasing number ...

Giants to hire ex-Browns HC Freddie Kitchens as tight ends coach

Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Joe Judge and the New York Giants are expected to hire former Cleveland Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens. League sources told ESPN and NFL Media on Monday the Giants are hiring Kitchens to be the team's tight ends coach. According ...

Dallas Mavericks to retire No. 24 in honor of Lakers icon Kobe Bryant

Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Dallas Mavericks team owner Mark Cuban announced the franchise will retire Kobe Bryant's famous No. 24 jersey number in a tribute to the Los Angeles Lakers legend. Bryant, 41, was killed in a helicopter crash Sunday in Calabasas, ...

Common diuretic drug may ease autism symptoms

A prescription drug that's long been used to treat the buildup of fluid in the body might do double duty as a means of easing autism symptoms in young children, new research shows. If replicated in future trials, the drug treatment might be a ...

Probe of the Kobe Bryant Crash Will Examine If Fog Played a Role

While the investigation into the helicopter crash that killed basketball star Kobe Bryant and eight other people Sunday morning is just beginning, a likely focus of attention will be the fog that limited visibility in the Los Angeles area. En route ...

NBA postpones Los Angeles Lakers-Clippers game after Kobe Bryant’s death

Jan. 27 (UPI) -- The NBA postponed the Los Angeles Lakers' game against the L.A. Clippers on Tuesday night at Staples Center following the death of Lakers legend Kobe Bryant. League sources told ESPN that discussions took place between the Lakers, ...

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