The oldest gem – ABC Online

ABC OnlineA tiny gem found on an outback sheep station in Western Australia has been declared the oldest known piece of our planet. The zircon is said to be 4.4billion…

Injury history could hurt Jared Abbrederis in NFL draft – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Injury history could hurt Jared Abbrederis in NFL draftMilwaukee Journal SentinelIndianapolis — Wide receiver Jared Abbrederis of Wisconsin has a history of head injuries that could affect how high he…

Wisconsin’s Scott Walker Tries To Outshine New Jersey’s Chris Christie In DC Visit – TIME (blog)

Wisconsin’s Scott Walker Tries To Outshine New Jersey’s Chris Christie In DC VisitTIME (blog)Chris Christie. In the swanky J.W. Marriott hotel just blocks from the White House, which both governor’s…

Packers: Extra prep for NFC North foes – ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)In 2013, the Packers did not play a division game until Week 5 and played five of their six NFC North games from Week 8 on. All Week 17…

Bracket Briefing: Duke, Creighton jump to No. 2 seeds – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAT THE WATER COOLER: As the curtains begin to close on the college basketball regular season, every victory — by big or small margin — has the potential to…

Wolverines can’t overcome Frank Kaminsky and Badgers – Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free PressWisconsin Badgers forward Frank Kaminsky (44) shoots the ball in front of Michigan Wolverines forward Jon Horford (15) in the second half at Crisler Arena. The Badgers won,…

Cleveland State has big letdown in front of a big crowd: Terry Pluto – The Plain Dealer

Cleveland State has big letdown in front of a big crowd: Terry PlutoThe Plain DealerCLEVELAND, Ohio — Gary Waters took a deep breath, leaned back in his chair — and…

Why is Scott Walker helping Chris Christie? – Washington Post (blog)

Washington Post (blog)Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Wednesday that Chris Christie should remain chairman of the Republican Governors Association, despite calls from some quarters for the New Jersey governor to…

NFL Draft Combine 2014 List Of Players

Here’s the full list of players to be at the 2014 NFL Draft Combine, courtesy of the NFL Combine, NFL.com and the NFL: Quarterbacks Blake Bortles, Central Florida Tajh Boyd,…

In the wake of Chris Christie’s ‘bridgegate,’ speculation grows for Scott … – 77Square.com

In the wake of Chris Christie’s ‘bridgegate,’ speculation grows for Scott …77Square.comChris Christie’s bridge scandal, the Wisconsin union slayer is emerging as the candidate to watch. “We continue to like…

Russell Wilson Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl Media Session 1-26-14

QUOTES FROM SEATTLE SEAHAWKS MEDIA SESSION QUARTERBACK RUSSELL WILSON (on if it’s more difficult to play in New York versus Seattle) “Your main focus in on the game. In terms…

Senior Bowl Chris Borland takes on height concerns – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee Journal SentinelYet the great unknown — if the short and short-armed Borland can do this all in the NFL — will persist. Borland has no problems with this. He…

Minnesota prevails over No. 8 Wisconsin – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Things couldn’t have started any worse for Minnesota. Andre Hollins hurt his left ankle just 16 seconds into the game and didn’t return. The Golden Gophers…

Katy Perry: I prayed for a big chest, won Wisconsin for Obama – Fox News

Fox NewsPraying for a big chest, believing in aliens and winning Wisconsin for Obama—where do we begin? Katy Perry really opened up to GQ, giving the magazine plenty of interesting…

When is it OK to storm the court in college basketball? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYOn Tuesday night the unranked Indiana Hoosiers beat the #3 Wisconsin Badgers 75-72 in an exciting game that came down to the last possession. After IU locked up the…

Yogi Ferrell, Indiana upset No. 3 Wisconsin 75-72 – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Kevin “Yogi” Ferrell scored 25 points Tuesday night, leading Indiana to a stunning 75-72 upset over previously unbeaten Wisconsin. The third-ranked Badgers (16-1, 3-1 Big…

‘American Idol’ promises freshness, better chemistry – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLOS ANGELES — The makeshift interview room at the Dolby Theatre is a chair short, so Jennifer Lopez volunteers to squeeze onto a small couch with “the boys,” fellow…

Iowa coach ejected after bumping official – USA TODAY

USA TODAYIowa head coach Fran McCaffery was ejected from the Hawkeyes’ game on Sunday night against the Wisconsin Badgers after a crazed outburst that saw him make contact with an…

South Carolina tops Wisconsin 34-24 in Capital One Bowl – USA TODAY

USA TODAYORLANDO (AP) — Connor Shaw was responsible for five touchdowns, including three passing, and No. 8 South Carolina outlasted No. 19 Wisconsin 34-24 in the Capital One Bowl on…

Shaw’s five TDs lift Gamecocks – Tampabay.com

Tampabay.comSouth Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw catches a touchdown pass from receiver Bruce Ellington near Wisconsin cornerback Darius Hillary during the second quarter of the Capital One Bowl. ORLANDO — Connor…

2014 NFL Draft: Scout compares Jadeveon Clowney to Randy Moss – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comA move that shouldn’t shock anyone, South Carolina junior pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney will skip his senior season and enter the 2014 NFL Draft. He made the declaration moments after…

South Carolina’s Jadeveon Clowney to enter NFL draft – USA TODAY

USA TODAYORLANDO (AP) — South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney says he will enter for the NFL draft. Likely the top overall talent in the draft class, Clowney finished his…

Recap: So Carolina vs. Wisconsin – Kansas City Star

Kansas City StarOrlando, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – Connor Shaw ended his college career on a high note, accounting for five touchdowns in the eighth-ranked South Carolina Gamecocks’ 34-24 victory over the…

NH gas prices tick up by 3 cents, average $3.41 – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A tracking website says gas prices in New Hampshire rose by 3 cents a gallon last week, bringing the statewide average to $3.41 per…

Wisconsin Sports Briefs: Matthews out for Packers game for NFC North title… – Hudson Star Observer

Hudson Star ObserverThe Green Bay Packers will be without Clay Matthews for their winner-take-all game in Chicago on Sunday for the NFC North title. The Packers said Christmas Day that…

Melvin Gordon to return to Badgers – ESPN

ESPNWisconsin running back Melvin Gordon will return for his redshirt junior season in 2014, he announced Friday. Big Ten Blog. Big Ten ESPN.com‘s Adam Rittenberg and Brian Bennett write about…

Too big for Hollywood: a pair of young stars gets attention on universal scale – natmonitor.com

natmonitor.comWhen people read about young stars, it’s usually a story involving excess, substance abuse and lost childhoods. In space, things are different: X-rays streaming toward Earth from the region near…

Paul Ryan: In Attacking Obamacare Just Blew Presidential Campaign

Paul Ryan’s a man that, as a Democrat, I firmly believed could be a formidable candidate for President of The United States in 2016 after I met him. Now, with…

Newtown Shooting: Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Issues Statement

Oakland and Oaklanders were victimized by during the mass shooting at Oikos University in East Oakland. To the end of offering assistance, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan issued this statement: Today…

Arkansas’ Bret Bielema Hired Away From Wisconsin; Fans Happy Wife Is Hot

Arkansas Athletic Director Jeff Long, eager to restart the Razorback’s challenged football program after a season marked by losses after he fired Head Coach Bobby Petrino for an affair with…

Jay-Z, Katy Perry, Anne Hathaway, Natalie Portman, Stars Stump For Obama

As we move toward Election Day 2012, the stars are out for the reelection of President Barack Obama. According to Twitter celebrities like Jay-Z, Olivia Munn, Kerry Washington, Bruce Springsteen,…

Olivia Munn Helps Obama GOTV In Virginia, Ohio, And Wisconsin

Olivia Munn is the actress, comedian, model, television personality and author best known for Attack OF The Show on G4 … …and has been called famous, hot, sexy, and now…

Paul Ryan says rape “method of contraception”

Paul Ryan is trying to mold himself into a Vice President pick GOP Presidential Nominee (I think the other term is “presumptive”) can live with. In this interview, the Wisconsin…

Mitt Romney Gets No Bump From Paul Ryan As VP Pick

Mitt Romney, the former Mass. Governor and current GOP Presidential Nominee, got no poll bump from picking Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan. According to Reuters, a new poll reports that a…

Paul Ryan: Mitt Romney’s VP Pick Used Racist ‘Anchor Babies’ Term In 2011

Video: Paul Ryan – Mitt Romney VP Pick Allows Racist Comments Shouts Down Woman Who Protests Them U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan was named to be the vice presidential running mate…