Chobani and Idaho state officials knew at least two months before Chobani voluntarily recalled 35 varieties of Greek yogurt because of mold that there was a problem with a yeast-like growth in the company's yogurt, according to an inspection report released by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration this week. Officials in Idaho, where the yogurt is produced, dispute that.
Benjamin Ranch plans its final public event, an auction to sell off hundreds of items from the old South Kansas City facility.
WASHINGTON _ The Pentagon is outfitting a 647-foot cargo ship with high-tech equipment in an effort to safely destroy hundreds of tons of lethal chemical weapons agents that were collected in Syria after a deadly gas attack this summer sparked an international outcry.
JOHANNESBURG _ Dressed in black against a twilight-blue background, a somber South African President Jacob Zuma appeared on television to give his countrymen the news they had long dreaded.
JOHANNESBURG _ Nelson Mandela, who emerged from more than a quarter of a century in prison to steer a troubled African nation to its first multiracial democracy, uniting the country by reaching out to fearful whites and becoming a revered symbol of racial reconciliation around the world, died Thursday. He was 95.
GREEN BAY, Wis. _ The last time Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy had to prepare a backup quarterback to start a game, he stopped very early in the process and reminded himself of something.
RALEIGH, N.C. _ There are a couple of things that hadn't happened to the San Jose Sharks this season before the Carolina Hurricanes beat them, 5-3, on Friday night.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. _ Who doesn't enjoy playing fast-break basketball? It's fun, it's exciting, it's... dangerous if you're the Charlotte Bobcats.
COLUMBUS, Ohio ï¿½ There are several mysteries in this world, but one that must be solved is how the Wild can so routinely struggle at Nationwide Arena _ the home of its expansion-cousin Columbus Blue Jackets, who have made the playoffs once in 12 years.
The long, painful wait and the guessing are over.
SAN JOSE, Calif._The tense and intriguing international saga of an 85-year-old grandfather with a heart condition and a top-secret past came to an end late Friday when North Korea released Merrill Newman after 41 days in custody.
ATLANTA _ Kyrie Irving felt good about the Cleveland Cavaliers' momentum entering Friday night's game at the Atlanta Hawks. Mike Brown had simplified the offense to quicken the pace, Irving thought Friday morning's shootaround was the best of the season and the Cavs had the chance to equal their longest winning streak over the past three years.
ATLANTA _ Everything else is icing.
LOS ANGELES_Pop music's freshman class made a big splash on the sales charts in 2013, and now several members can boast a raft of Grammy nominations, including Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar, hip-hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, 17-year-old singer-songwriter Lorde and country songwriter-turned-singer Kacey Musgraves.
WASHINGTON _ Brandon Knight sank a pair of clutch shots to help the Milwaukee Bucks escape with a 109-105 overtime victory over Washington on Friday night at the Verizon Center.
LOS ANGELES_Coach Juergen Klinsmann said he had a gut feeling things would not go well for his U.S. team in Friday's World Cup draw.
Hired in 2011 to turn Boise State's football success and popularity into dollars, Athletic Director Mark Coyle now must pick a new coach to sustain that success and popularity.
Kentucky's 67-62 defeat against Baylor on Friday night/Saturday morning posed a basketball variation to a familiar philosophical question. If a gaggle of fans is inside a mostly empty stadium, do they make a sound?
One of the most charming eras in college football history _ one that introduced Boise and its university to the world _ came to a sudden end Friday morning.
SACRAMENTO, Calif._There wasn't exactly discord in the Sacramento Kings' locker room following this loss. But the code words for problems that haunt bad teams were flowing.
Ask just about anyone who manages an animal shelter and they will tell you pit bulls are difficult to find homes for and their kennels are full of them, more than all other breeds combined.
INDIANAPOLIS _ The discarded and dismissed are more easily discouraged. It becomes much easier believing the doubts. Maybe you're not good enough. Maybe the naysayers are right. But it's those who endure, determined to find their niche that truly appreciate the successes when they eventually come.
LOS ANGELES_A van full of Jordan Adams' biggest fans will trek 10 hours Friday night into Saturday morning to watch UCLA's leading scorer and his teammates take on Missouri, their most formidable opponent of the season.
LOS ANGELES_In 30 years, when Tiger Woods is no longer able to hit it 320 and no longer has to answer questions about winning or not winning majors, he might have a moment of clarity on what golf has given him.
NEWARK, N.J. _ Johan Franzen has performed to his size during the past half-dozen games, emerging as a reliable go-to guy while another is healing.
CHICAGO _ It appears the Blackhawks used up all their fortunate bounces during six straight victories to finish a magical seven-game trip.
RALEIGH, N.C. _ The San Jose Sharks looked as if they had found their game early against the Carolina Hurricanes, but it went missing again before the night was over.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. _ The road woes continue for the Philadelphia 76ers.
HOUSTON _ Three nights after leading a stirring fourth-quarter comeback, Stephen Curry could do nothing but tightly grip the towel draped over his shoulders as the clock ticked down. Unlike the lowly Toronto Raptors, the rebuilt Houston Rockets weren't about to let the Golden State Warriors back into a game they gave away early.
DETROIT _ The BCS busters met a MAC machete.
NEW YORK _ The Orlando Magic started Friday night's game against the New York Knicks well.
LOS ANGELES_Tiger Woods and the other 17 players in Woods' charity tournament had to wait an extra hour to tee off Friday because of morning frost at Sherwood Country Club.
HARTFORD, Conn. _ At the end of the long days of classes, practices, study halls, there are players on the UConn men's basketball team who like to go back into Gampel Pavilion for some quiet, late-night shooting.
SEATTLE _ Now that anything is possible _ OK, monetarily possible _ in Seattle sports, let's make one final deal.
SEATTLE _ Before Washington offered to make Boise State's Chris Petersen one of the highest-paid coaches in the Pac-12 Conference, and before Petersen formally accepted Friday morning, the first call the Huskies made to Boise was to a 69-year-old financial adviser with a bum hip.
Looks like the 4-13 Knicks can scratch George Karl off their coaching wish list.
SEATTLE _ Robinson Cano is going to be a Mariner, and that's a statement of such magnitude and improbability it must be allowed to sink in. Achieving a comfort level with the notion of Cano in Seattle might be accomplished by the time pitchers and catchers report.
SAN JOSE, Calif. _ North Korea on Friday said it had freed Merrill Newman, the 85-year-old Palo Alto, Calif., grandfather and Korean War veteran who had been detained since late October.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. _ Kobe Bryant won't descend from the heavens Sunday, although he's known for arriving at Staples Center by helicopter. He won't be backlit by a shimmering aureole, nor will a John Williams-led orchestra strike up a dramatic score every time he records a, well, dramatic score.
It's not the Group of Death.
LOS ANGELES_The team had won 71 games, finishing a distant fourth in the American League West. The fans had gotten impatient. The best player in free agency had decided this would be all about the money, and that fourth-place team got him with a blowout bid.
On Draft Day 2004, Eli Manning made the lone controversial move of his NFL career.
Utah State wasn't supposed to be here.
INDIANAPOLIS _ Surprise. Which Michigan State opponent does coach Mark Dantonio believe to be the toughest on the defensive side of the ball?
Marc Trestman probably was in need of a kind word after last Sunday's controversial 23-20 overtime loss to the Vikings.
COLUMBIA, Mo. _ Almost from the instant Missouri's move to the Southeastern Conference became official 25 months ago, MU athletic director Mike Alden cautioned _ or was it touted? _ that a 30-month orientation period lay ahead.
Much of what Junior Hemingway does these days is pretty thankless work.