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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 years old and was found by geoscience professor John Valley from the University of Wisconsin in the …4.4 billion-year-old crystal is oldest piece of EarthCNNScientists identify oldest crystal on...

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 is selected in the National Football League draft. Executives in personnel for four NFL teams expressed concern in the last week … and more …read...

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 have hopes to soon occupy, the two embattled Republicans presented radically different strategies for handling swirling questions about the … and...

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 games are division games. “I think the way the league has gone with the scheduling, division games do come a little …Hub Arkush: Packers must decide where Bulaga fits bestNorthwest HeraldPackers seek injury answers...

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 drastically bolster or damage a team’s résumé. March is less than two weeks away and the …Michigan Basketball: Wisconsin at Michigan — Game NotesGBMWolverineWisconsin 75,...

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, 75-62. / Rick Osentoski, USA TODAY Sports. USA Today …Recap: Michigan vs. WisconsinKansas City StarMichigan won’t go far without more productive Glenn Robinson IIIThe...

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 then told the truth. It was about 20 minutes after his Cleveland State basketball team was spanked, 68-54, by Wisconsin-Green Bay. It was a game where CSU was behind, …Cleveland State’s...

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 step aside in light of the traffic scandal dogging him back …New bridge scandal subpoenas seek records related to Chris Christie, ARC …The Star-LedgerPolice:...

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, Clemson Teddy Bridgewater, Louisville Derek Carr, Fresno State David Fales, San Jose State Jimmy Garoppolo, Eastern Illinois Jordan Lynch, Northern Illinois Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M AJ...

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 Walker’s combination of blue state electoral success and conservative bona fides.” Sabato, of the University of...

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 of the noise, that’s what we’ve been doing all year. Our goal is to go 1-0 every single weekend and that’s been our focus. Things haven’t changed. We had that championship mindset...

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 says himself it’s “a … Such is the life of a pre-draft lab rat. The Green Bay Packers cut loose the 5-foot …2014 NFL Draft: Why the Washington Redskins Should Target...

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 have a lot more to offer than just their leading scorer, though, as eighth-ranked …No. 9 Wisconsin loses again, 81-68 at MinnesotaWashington PostPreview: Wisconsin...

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 —and, OK, super strange— tidbits about her life. Perry dished about her signature …Katy Perry is hotter than ever in ‘GQ’USA TODAYKaty Perry Talks First...

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 win, many of the younger fans in attendance at Assembly Hall stormed the court, …Indiana hands Wisconsin its first lossReutersNight Court: Arkansas wins in thriller, Indiana takes down WisconsinCBSSports.comHoosiers...

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 Ten) were trying to become the first team ever to win 13 …Indiana 75, Wisconsin 72ReutersRecap: Indiana vs. WisconsinKansas City StarIndiana...

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 American Idol judges Harry Connick Jr. and Keith Urban. “Look at this snapshot. Look at …Harry Connick Jr. looks forward to ‘telling it like it is’ on ‘American...

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 official. Shortly after halftime, McCaffery was upset about what he believed was …VIDEO: Fran McCaffery Ejected from Iowa-Wisconsin GameBlack Heart Gold Pants all 157 news articles ...

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 Wednesday. The Gamecocks’ senior was named the game’s MVP after …Capital One Bowl a celebration for No. 8 GamecocksSan Francisco ChronicleSpurrier, South Carolina...

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 Shaw was responsible for five touchdowns …Watch: Fan gets crushed on sideline at Capital One BowlFOXSports.comNo. 19 Badgers fall to No. 8 Gamecocks...

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 the Gamecocks’ bowl victory over Wisconsin on Wednesday.South Carolina’s Jadeveon Clowney to enter NFL draftUSA TODAYxjj xj xj jx jx jx xj xj xj xj xj xj...

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 college career Wednesday in the Gamecocks’ 34-24 victory over Wisconsin in the …2014 NFL Draft: Scout compares Jadeveon Clowney to Randy MossCBSSports.comSouth Carolina’s...

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 19th-ranked Wisconsin Badgers in the Capital One Bowl.Capital One Bowl takeaway: For South Carolina, Shaw was the differenceNOLA.comSpurrier, Shaw lift...

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 gallon. The average comes from GasBuddy.com’s daily survey of 875 gas stations in the state.Gas Prices Go Up 2.2 Cents in PAGant DailyGas prices rise across stateMonroe CourierRockford...

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 the star outside linebacker is out for the regular season finale, after he re-injured …Double Coverage: Packers at BearsESPN (blog)Chicago Bears vs Green Bay Packers game time moved...

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 all things Big Ten in the conference blog. • Blog network: …Wisconsin: Melvin Gordon To Return For Junior SeasonRotowireMelvin Gordon will return for junior seasonBucky’s...

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 a neutron star that is cannibalizing its companion star have …Fledgling supernova remnant reveals neutron star’s secretsUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonSeveral...

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 this attack, er new attack, on Obamacare by the Wisconsin Representative from Janesville, I’m firmly convinced Ryan’s not only not interested in being POTUS, but has lost his mind, and has ignored...

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 we are attempting to reach out to officials in Newton, Connecticut to offer our support and prayers in this tragedy. Our city understands the heartbreak of young people lost to senseless...

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 his assistant Jessica Dorrell, hired Wisconsin Head Coach Bret Bielema. “His tough, aggressive style of play has been successful and will be appealing to student-athletes...

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, Anne Hathaway, Natalie Portman, Katy Perry, and Eva Longoria are either out stumping for the President, or were out campaigning for him today, and over the last week before Tuesday,...

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 politically involved. Ms. Munn took to Twitter to communicate that she’s helping President Barack Obama get out the vote in Virginia and then in the battleground state of Ohio, and...

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

Mitt Romney, the former Mass. Governor and current GOP Presidential Nominee, got no poll bump from picking Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan. According...

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...

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