Your Average Joe: We Knew What Was About to Happen

By JOE GILROY As if we even needed to wait for the duel between Corey Kluber and C.C. Sabathia to throw out the first pitch. The Tribe were doomed from the moment they failed to close out those damn Yankees More

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Your Average Joe: Newton’s Comments Baffle Me

By JOE GILROY I have two daughters at home that mean the world to me. I tell them daily that there isn’t anything in the world that they can’t do if they set their mind to it and put in More

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Your Average Joe: Taking A Knee Isn’t Killing the NFL…These 5 Reasons Are

By JOE GILROY After years of prosperity and basically printing their own money, the golden goose of the sports world may have just killed itself. Commissioner Roger Goodell inherited an unbelievably successful product, and managed to squeeze out every dime More

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Your Average Joe: Should Jemele Hill Be Fired?

By JOE GILROY We live in a unique era, one where the lines are constantly blurred and often it is hard to tell which lane to stay in. As social media becomes more and more a part of our daily More

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Your Average Joe: Another Nightmare About to Begin

By JOE GILROY Now that the Cleveland Browns have officially won the off season, the rest of the league can set their sights on the goals that a normal franchise focuses on – division championship, conference championship, Super Bowl championship. More

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Your Average Joe: Ohio Football Finally In Full Swing

By JOE GILROY Wow! Last week was awesome as we were treated to three fantastic days of prep football. Ohio is blessed with some great football and no matter what corner or crevice of the state you live in, there More

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Your Average Joe: The Sport Is Dead

I have a confession to make. When I was a kid, boxing played second fiddle to only football in the “Average Joe’s” list of sports to watch hierarchy. Flash forward to today and not so much. I had the privilege More

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Your Average Joe: What to Watch For

By JOE GILROY It’s that time of the year once again! That’s right, the Cleveland Browns have opened their preseason training camp. Something seems different this time around, though. The whole team appears to be of NFL caliber. I know More

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Your Average Joe: What Has Changed?

By JOE GILROY Here we are. It is late July and even though I have been on a sort of hiatus here at 419sports.com, little has changed in the sports landscape. With that being the case, I decided to use More

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Your Average Joe: Kaepernick Narrative Entirely Wrong

By JOE GILROY With the local sports scene being slower in the summer than the fall, I thought that I would go in a little bit of a different direction than the norm. Warning for those who are not interested More

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