Thursday, August 11, 2005 Bulldog Sports Links

Today's Bulldog sports links from around the 'net ...

Bulldog Baseball

BALTIMORE -- On the eve of Rafael Palmeiro's expected return from a 10-day suspension for steroid use, the Baltimore Orioles got a glimpse of how his presence will affect the clubhouse.
Spectacle surrounds Palmeiro's return to Orioles

BALTIMORE - Rafael Palmeiro will be welcomed back to the Baltimore Orioles by interim manager Sam Perlozzo, who expects the slugger to be an important part of the lineup after serving his 10-day suspension for using steroids.
Perlozzo eager for Palmeiro's return
The Clarion Ledger

WASHINGTON - Two congressmen looking for details about Rafael Palmeiro's steroid suspension sent a list of questions to Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig on Tuesday.
Congress asks Selig for more info
The Clarion Ledger

Bulldog Football

Mississippi State head football coach Sylvester Croom praised his Bulldogs in a back-handed fashion Wednesday, the team's first two-a-day session of fall camp. But the hard-to-please head coach at least found one reason for praise.
Rise in competition pleases Croom
The Starkville Daily News

STARKVILLE - For a school that used to sign junior college players by the busloads, Mississippi State's philosophy changed when it changed coaching staffs.
Delta CC alumnus Johnson makes MSU's D-line stronger
The Clarion Ledger

STARKVILLE - Derek Pegues and Keith Fitzhugh both knew the transition from high school to the college ranks would be somewhat challenging.
Great Expectations
The Daily Journal

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