Fran Kilinski

Student-Athlete at the City College of New York in Manhattan, pursuing a Bachelor's in Creative Writing with a minor in Journalism. Lover of all sports, passionate player of Basketball with an aim to play professionally. Also involved in music.

Win-Win: Moving To Green Bay Would Be Great For Randy Moss And The Packers

ByFran Kilinski
The second-most important part of the Packers offense (next to Aaron Rodgers, of course) is done for the season after tearing his ACL in a pre-season game. Jordy Nelson has been Rodgers' go-to guy in Green Bay, and there's no denying that offense…

The Geno Smith Knockout Has Turned The Jets Into A Punchline, Again

ByFran Kilinski
You're a coach or general manager for the Jets, and your starting quarterback, Geno Smith, gets his jaw shattered by his own teammate for owing him $600. He could miss up to 10 weeks. What is going through your head right now? It's okay; you don't…

While Everyone Is Hating DeAndre Jordan, Let's Try To Understand Him

ByFran Kilinski
DeAndre Jordan has been the center of the NBA world for the past week -- no pun intended. His decision to stay in Los Angeles has Clippers fans ecstatic, Dallas fans outraged and NBA analysts questioning his professionalism. do not doubt this man…

Power Shift: How The Offseason Is Changing The NBA As We Know It

ByFran Kilinski
If you claim to be a real NBA fan, then the offseason is the cereal to your milk and the peanut butter to your jelly. Have you been keeping up with the offseason action? If so, you're probably just as surprised as the rest of us. If not, well,…

Getting Lance Stephenson Is The First Step For The Clippers' Evolution

ByFran Kilinski
Doc Rivers certainly has his hands full over in Los Angeles. After a depressing failure to down the Houston Rockets in what could've been a five-game series, Clippers GM Dave Wohl is already making moves for the team. Newly-emerged star center…

Mind Over Matter: 5 Reasons LeBron's Hunger Outweighs The Warriors' Talent

ByFran Kilinski
Cleveland is no longer the "mistake on a lake" in America. LeBron James and the Cavaliers have taken a commanding 2-1 lead on the Warriors, and critics have to start wondering, "Is this the plan LeBron had for Cleveland all along?" It would actually…

Are We Ready To Welcome Ray Rice Back To The NFL?

ByFran Kilinski
If you're a Ray Rice fan, you're tired of seeing pictures/videos of what he allegedly did in Atlantic City over a year ago. Was it wrong? Most certainly. Does he know it was wrong? You bet he does. Ray and his wife Janay are past that wild turn of…

Cam Newton Must Win A Super Bowl To Prove He's Worth A $100 Million Contract

ByFran Kilinski
Does Cam Newton deserve his new contract? Maybe he does, and maybe he doesn't. SuperCam got his five-year, $103.8 million extension earlier this week, and you've got to believe the money coming in from that contract is going to motivate him to play…

Why Caitlyn Jenner Rightfully Deserves The Arthur Ashe Courage Award

ByFran Kilinski
She's been the trending topic of the week so far, and her Vanity Fair cover has made her "free." Caitlyn Jenner has taken the media by storm in a venture of ground-breaking proportions, revealing her true self and paving the way for transgender…

LeBron James Deserves Any And All Comparisons To Michael Jordan

ByFran Kilinski
It's the timeless question everyone's been asking since LeBron entered the league as the self-proclaimed "King." You can hate him all you want, and I know people have their reasons, but at this point in his career, his achievements are undeniably,…

The Western Conference Finals Will Show Who The NBA's Real MVP Is

ByFran Kilinski
To some, it seemed obvious. To others, it was a tight race. The 2014-2015 MVP race was a whirlwind of Stephen Curry, James Harden and a dash of Russell Westbrook. However, Westbrook's elimination from the playoffs eliminated him from MVP contention,…

Why Audio Push Is The Most Underrated Rap Duo In The Game

ByFran Kilinski
If you don't know who they are yet, now would be the best time to find out about them. If you do know about them, you know they've come a long way from "Teach Me How to Jerk" back in 2009. The bouncy record caught the attention of Interscope Records…

Jameis Winston Is Finally Proving He's Mature, But For How Long?

ByFran Kilinski
"Famous Jameis" is the nickname some fans have coined for him in the past two years. In the past year, he's been famous for more things than just football. His off-the-field troubles, which included a sexual conduct violation that almost ruined his…

4 Ways To Identify Fake Friends Who Add No Value To Your Life

ByFran Kilinski
C'mon, you know you have them -- everyone does. Those people who only reach out and text or call you first when they need something. Any other time you speak to them, it's because you're making that first text or call. Half of the time, they seem…

Is Steve Nash The NBA's Most Under-Appreciated Legend?

ByFran Kilinski
This past Saturday, the NBA saw one of the craftiest and classiest point guards to ever play step away from the game and retire. Steve Nash, the South African-born, Canadian-raised, future Hall-Of-Famer called it quits via his Twitter account by…

Keep Calm And Pick Kentucky: Why The Wildcats Will Avoid An Upset

ByFran Kilinski
After a blowout win to start the NCAA tournament (in which all bench players stepped on the court), Kentucky still looks like they're at the top of their game, despite Coach Calipari's stern post-game interview face. While it is March and a lot of…