Author Archives: dgobs

About dgobs

Former rec-league soccer player who’s trying out this running thing. Dodgy ankles. Three-time flunker of Couch-to-5K. Questionable commitment and motivation, yet fancy myself the female incarnation of Bill Rodgers.

The Premier League Needs a Lesson in the Art of Superstition

Ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce you to Jermain Defoe (above, white shirt). During his career thus far as a striker in the English Premier League, he has scored 99 goals. A great feat, surely. Ninety-nine more goals than I … Continue reading

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Why the New England Revolution Need Their Own Stadium

Dear Mr. Kraft, First of all, let me say that Gillette Stadium is quite an impressive structure. In fact, I was quite literally in awe of its immensity the first time saw it looming up out of the distance as … Continue reading

Posted in Cheap Seat Chronicles, MLS, New England Revolution, Soccer | 2 Comments

Nomar Hangs Up His Overly Adjusted Batting Gloves…As a Member of the Red Sox

This morning, Nomar Garciaparra signed a one-day minor league contract with the Boston Red Sox so that his dream of retiring in a Sox uniform could be realized. After GM Theo Epstein unveiled the signing at a press conference, Nomar … Continue reading

Posted in AL East, American League, Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Cheap Seat Chronicles, Chicago Cubs, Injuries, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, Nomar Garciaparra, Oakland Athletics | 2 Comments