NEW YORK (AP) - Rafael Palmeiro's baseball season is over, the Baltimore Orioles told him Friday, the result of a positive test for steroids that severely tainted his remarkable career and proved to be too big a distraction for his teammates to ignore.
Orioles: Palmeiro's season is over
Why would Palmeiro drag Orioles teammate Miguel Tejada into this mess if all Tejada gave him was vitamin B-12?
Palmeiro saga takes another twisted turn
There is a road less traveled here, and Raffy Palmeiro needs to go down it tomorrow, seeing as how yesterday is no longer available. Time to quit while the man is behind.
Palmeiro doesn't have any wiggle room left
NEW YORK - Rafael Palmeiro cited a vitamin he received from Baltimore Orioles teammate Miguel Tejada as possibly causing the positive test for steroid use that led to the first baseman's suspension.
Report: Palmeiro points finger at Tejada
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In a last-minute turn of events, the kickoff for the Mississippi State and Georgia game, scheduled Saturday, has been changed to 6:45 p.m., the Southeastern Conference announced the day before the long-anticipated league contest in Starkville.
MSU-Georgia kickoff changed to 6:45 p.m.
The Starkville Daily News
STARKVILLE -- Heading into Saturday's Southeastern Conference game against sixth-ranked Georgia, much has been discussed about the challenge Mississippi State's defense will have.
MSU puts it on line against Georgia
The Commercial Dispatch
STARKVILLE - Kevin Dockery was given some advice before the season. He and the rest of the Mississippi State defensive backs have wasted little time testing it out.
MSU D-backs like to get physical
Shock D.J. Shockley
Three keys for MSU
STARKVILLE - Mississippi State will face one of the more elusive SEC quarterbacks tonight in Georgia's D.J. Shockley.
MSU knows what to expect from Shockley
The Daily Journal
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