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Monday, November 30, 2015

Articles tagged: Jay-Z

Jay-Z: I’m a problem for sports agents

Jay-Z entered the sports agency business recently and has already had a big impact on the industry. Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports partnered with Creative Arts Agency and already stole client Robinson Cano from Scott Boras, signed Kevin Durant, Skylar Diggins, and NFL players Victor Cruz and Geno Smith. Jay-Z even recently boasted about taking Cano…Read More

Jay-Z reportedly wants to sign Yasiel Puig

Jay-Z is building an empire with his new sports agency, and he is doing so by targeting some of the most marketable young superstars from across the country. Los Angeles Dodgers rookie Yasiel Puig has been the most exciting player in baseball over the past month, so it only makes sense that Roc Nation Sports…Read More

Jay-Z hits Scott Boras with Robinson Cano burn in new song

Not only is Jay-Z getting into the sports agent game, but he is also boasting about stealing top clients. Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail album was released this week, and the rap star talks about stealing New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano from superagent Scott Boras in the song “CROWN,” as pointed out by…Read More

DeSean Jackson parts ways with Drew Rosenhaus, may hire Jay-Z

DeSean Jackson has parted ways with agent Drew Rosenhaus, and reports say he may hire Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports to represent him in the future. According to Philly Mag’s Tim McManus, Jackson and Rosenhaus are splitting “in part over money.” Rosenhaus reportedly believes that Jackson owes him money. A 2011 report said that Jackson owed…Read More

Rob Gronkowski joked he was firing Drew Rosenhaus to hire Jay-Z

Rob Gronkowski may be in and out of the operating room this offseason, but the series of surgeries hasn’t led to the New England Patriots tight end losing his sense of humor. Gronk underwent a fourth surgery on his twice-broken, infected forearm last week. He’s also set to undergo back surgery soon. Despite the surgeries,…Read More

Geno Smith officially signs with Jay Z’s sports agency

Geno Smith received a lot of attention last month when he reportedly fired his agents because he was not the first quarterback selected in the 2013 NFL Draft. Whether you believe it is a coincidence or not, Jay-Z happens to have started his own sports agency just a few weeks prior to Smith ditching his…Read More

Jay-Z reportedly giving up Brooklyn Nets ownership to become agent

Jay-Z is about to change the sports agent game. According to Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, Jay-Z has begun the process of divesting his ownership share in the Brooklyn Nets in order to become a certified NBA agent. HOV owns less than one percent of the team and league rules prevent owners from also representing players….Read More

Victor Cruz signs with Jay-Z’s sports agency

Jay-Z is building an empire. Actually, Jay-Z has already built more than an empire. He has now turned his focus toward adding some of the biggest names in sports to his realm. On Tuesday, Robinson Cano announced that he had fired agent Scott Boras and signed with Roc Nation, which has paired with Creative Artists…Read More

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