Holzman: In baseball, no competitive balance without financial balance

Since the institution of Major League Baseball’s modern economic structure in the late 1970s, rising player salaries have fueled concerns over the financial viability of small-market teams. The establishment of a free market for unsigned players has allowed the owners of large-teams, backed by the revenues generated by their deep fan bases, to bid up […]

Other names to know for Saturday: Shebby Swett

For some players, competing in Division I collegiate football is the achievement of a lifetime. For some, it can wait a couple years. After spending his freshman year at Yale in 2003, Shebby Swett ’09, spent two years in Italy on a Mormon mission. Swett, who describes himself as a devout Mormon, postponed two years […]

Sailing: Tipping the balance

With the focus of collegiate sailing centered on Connecticut this past weekend, the varsity sailing team kicked off its 2008 season with promising results. The Bulldogs took part in three separate competitions over the weekend. The sailing team, currently ranked third nationally, came in third place at the Harry Anderson Trophy competition held at the […]