Mississippi State's first practice in shells - shoulder pads, headgear and shorts - produced the team's most spirited workout of the 2005 preseason session, a three-hour drill on the practice fields behind the Shira Athletic Complex Saturday. It was the Bulldogs' first allowable day of contact, and both the defense and the offense took advantage of the opportunity.
First day in shoulder pads brings spirited Bulldog contact
The Starkville Daily News
STARKVILLE - Practice is a time when a coach can set the priorities for his team, commanding extra minutes for a specific skill he deems vital.
With that in mind, Mississippi State coach Sylvester Croom inserted a new, four-minute period into practice this season based solely on fumbling.
Dogs working on fumbles
The Clarion Ledger
NEW YORK (AP) -- The players' union says Major League Baseball may be responsible for leaking the name of the drug for which Rafael Palmeiro tested positive and might file a grievance, the Daily News reported Saturday.
Report: Union mulls grievance over Palmeiro leak
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