Friday, August 13, 2005 Bulldog Sports Links

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

Bulldog Baseball

BALTIMORE -- The phony reappeared after a 10-day exile, downplaying things as much as humanly possible for a guy who swore before Congress that he never, ever, ever used steroids and then promptly went out and became the first Hall of Fame-caliber player to flunk his steroid test.
Insider: Palmeiro arrives with no confession, little expression

WASHINGTON -- Documents about Rafael Palmeiro's failed drug test were turned over to Congress by Major League Baseball on Friday, information that will be used to determine whether to pursue a perjury charge against the Baltimore Orioles slugger.
Palmeiro's failed drug test released to Congress

BALTIMORE -- Rafael Palmeiro will have to wait at least another day to find out how the fans in Baltimore will respond when he is announced as part of the Orioles' starting lineup.
Palmeiro keeps his seat in dugout for second straight game

Mississippi State University alumni and friends attending the Tim Kavanay Bulldog Club gathering on Thursday night at Southwest Mississippi Community College saw the humorous side of MSU baseball coach Ron Polk.
Polk puts foot down

Bulldog Football

Mississippi State's next-to-last two-a-day practice morning session began the way many of the Bulldogs' 2004 games started, a trait that was of much concern to head coach Sylvester Croom.
Dogs' injury list mounts
Starkville Daily News

STARKVILLE - Every defensive personnel change was made with the goal of transforming the way Mississippi State plays defense.
Bulldogs rebuilding defense on the run
The Clarion Ledger

STARKVILLE - Dropped passes. Wrong reads. Bad passes. Wrong routes. Missed blocks.]
MSU seeks offense
The Daily Journal

STARKVILLE - Jerious Norwood wanted to assure everyone he's fine and that he'll be in the lineup when Mississippi State opens the season Sept. 3 at home against Murray State.
Norwood off on-field contact; season opener may be on TV
The Daily Journal

STARKVILLE - Willie Evans and his defensive linemates are ready to accept their coach's challenge.
Defense a strong point for Bulldogs
Meridian Star

Bulldog Basketball

Mississippi State head women's basketball coach Sharon Fanning will hold her 11th annual Lady Bulldog Basketball Coaches Clinic Saturday, Aug. 20, at Humphrey Coliseum on the campus of MSU.
Sharon Fanning to host Lady Bulldogs Coaches Clinic
Starkville Daily News

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