Thursday, August 18, 2005 Bulldog Sports Links

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

Bulldog Football

Mississippi State head football coach Sylvester Croom awarded five former walk-on players scholarships for the 2005 school year Wednesday.
Five MSU walk-ons earn scholarships
The Starkville Daily News

STARKVILLE — Pick your metaphor. That's what Mississippi State coach Sylvester Croom does. He uses a slew of them. He talks about throwing his freshmen "into the fire" and seeing how they handle the heat. Or, he'll call it tossing them "into the water" to see who will sink or swim.
Young Dogs embrace opportunity
The Clarion-Ledger

STARKVILLE — Upon further review, the Mississippi State training staff has figured out what is wrong with freshman tackle Calvin Wilson's knee.
MSU notebook
The Clarion-Ledger

Bulldog Baseball

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Rafael Palmeiro was scratched from the Baltimore Orioles' lineup Wednesday because of a sprained right ankle, a day after he had two hits in his second appearance since coming back from a 10-day steroid suspension.
X-rays negative; Raffy expects to play Friday

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Manager Sam Perlozzo might just quit warning Eric DuBose when he's going to pitch every time out.
DuBose responds to call, helps O's sweep A's

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