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Jay-Z is Officially a Licensed NBA & MLB Agent
June 20, 2013
Sports

Jay-Z is Officially a Licensed NBA & MLB Agent

Will Jay-Z actually represent clients of his newly created sports agency, Roc Nation Sports, in contract negotiations? That’s a possibility in the future as Jay-Z is now licensed to work as an agent for NBA and MLB players. Ron Berkowitz, a spokesman for Roc Nation Sports, confirmed to ESPN.com that, as of this week,...

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Kevin Durant Reportedly Joining Jay-Z & Roc Nation Sports
June 16, 2013
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Kevin Durant Reportedly Joining Jay-Z & Roc Nation Sports

Jay-Z doesn’t play on the basketball court, but the rapper-mogul looks to have scored his biggest basket yet. Following recent signings of MLB All-Star Robinson Cano, WNBA standout Skylar Diggins, and NFL prospect Geno Smith, the Brooklyn-artist and his new Roc Nation Sports agency has landed NBA superstar Kevin Durant. First...

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June 13, 2013
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Jason Kidd To Be Named The Head Coach Of The Brooklyn Nets

The Brooklyn Nets have named Jason Kidd their new head coach, the team announced Wednesday night. The hiring was first reported by ESPN’s Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne. A source said Kidd signed a three-year deal. He will be introduced at a 2 p.m. ET news conference Thursday at Barclays Center. Kidd’s hiring came...

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June 09, 2013
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Serena Williams Wins The French Open

Serena Williams defeated the defending champion, Maria Sharapova, on Saturday to win her second French Open championship. A year after crumbling out of the French Open’s opening round for the first time in her career, top-seed Williams beat No. 2 Maria Sharapova 6-4, 6-4 to secure her second French Open title. She won her...

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June 04, 2013
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After 19 Seasons Jason Kidd Announces His Retirement [VIDEO]

Jason Kidd announced his retirement Monday after 19 seasons as one of the best passing and rebounding point guards in NBA history. The thought of retirement first began to creep into the New York Knicks point guard’s mind around the All-Star break. But he didn’t think seriously about it until recently. Over the...

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May 27, 2013
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NFL Players Association Launches Investigation Of Jay-Z’s Geno Smith Signing

Roc Nation Sports has only been in existence for a short period, but it is already under scrutiny. The NFL reports that the NFL Players Association is investigating Roc Nation’s recruitment of New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith. The union will send a letter of inquiry to Roc Nation Sports agent Kim Miale to gather...

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Jay-Z Signs Geno Smith To Roc Nation Sports
May 23, 2013
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Jay-Z Signs Geno Smith To Roc Nation Sports

New York Jets rookie Geno Smith planning on remaining “humble” despite signing to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports. The roster of talent at Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports continues to grow with the announcement of New York Jets quarterback and NFL rookie Geno Smith as the newest signee to the management firm. According...

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Floyd Mayweather Talks Next Fight & Friendship With 50 Cent [VIDEO]
May 10, 2013
Sports

Floyd Mayweather Talks Next Fight & Friendship With 50 Cent [VIDEO]

Angela Yee asked Floyd Mayweather about the spectators who would have preferred to have seen an “exciting fight” between himself and Guerrero. Floyd doesn’t think much of this response because he knows that everyone has an opinion and that the expectations for him are high. “I feel like people expect so much from...

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. Dominates Robert Guerrero in a Unanimous Decision To Become 44-0
May 05, 2013
Sports

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Dominates Robert Guerrero in a Unanimous Decision To Become 44-0

Floyd Mayweather Jr. reminded tonight why exactly he is the best fighter on the planet, dominating Robert Guerrero in their Showtime pay-per-view bout. There were concerns coming in that Mayweather had “gotten old” or that ring rust and a two month stint in jail meant that the younger Guerrero would be able to be...

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Jay-Z Signs Skylar Diggins To Roc Nation Sports
April 30, 2013
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Jay-Z Signs Skylar Diggins To Roc Nation Sports

The WNBA star point guard becomes the second athlete signed to the Jay-Z’s sports agency. Roc Nation Sports has not wasted any time making a splash in the world of athlete management. According toHipHopSince1987, Jay-Z has signed women’s college basketball sensation Skylar Diggins to his sports management company....

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