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Roc Nation Sports Expands Industry Presence With Boxing Division

It’s not even two years old, but Roc Nation Sports has NBA, MLB and NFL clients.  It even lays claim to representing WNBA superstar and Tulsa Shock guard, Skylar Diggins.  Nine clients to be exact. Now, the division of Roc Nation is strategically aiming to enter the boxing sphere, according to President and Chief of […]

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On To The Next One: Antonio Brown

Roc Nation Sports represented nine professional athletes as of last Friday.  Unfortunately, for the relatively newer division of Roc Nation, that number has shrunk to eight. According to FOX Sports, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has left Roc Nation for his former agent, Drew Rosenhaus, of Rosenhaus Sports.  Brown had been with Rosenhaus when he […]

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Roc Nation Grows Sports Division With Questionable Signing

According to the website Baseball America, Roc Nation Sports will represent free agent Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo.  Roc Nation represents other MLB players including Seattle Mariners second basemen Robinson Cano and New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia. If you look at the agency’s client list, which also includes Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Kevin Durant, New […]

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Will MLBPA Discipline Jay Z For Robison Cano $240M Negotiation Meeting With Seattle Mariners?

Roc Nation Sports is a sub-division of Roc Nation (full-service entertainment company) in partnership with CAA Sports, and was founded in 2013 by Shawn Carter better known as Jay Z. Roc Nation Sports conceptualizes and executes marketing and endorsement deals, community outreach, charitable tie-ins, media relations and brand strategy. Its roster includes premiere athletes such […]

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2013-14 NBA Regular Season Awards Recognizes 2 BDA Sports Management Clients

Most analysis surrounding sports agents revolve around an agent’s initial signing of an athlete or an athlete firing an agent or an agent negotiating an athlete’s contract. However, less emphasis is placed on the accolades agents’ clients receive during their playing careers. Below highlights the players and coach that won (or will likely win) 2013-2014 […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (4/18/2014)

Now is as great a time as ever to send a thanks to Full Sail University, which has been a loyal partner of Sports Agent Blog for many years.  Be sure to check out Full Sail’s sports-related course offerings and see if anything interests you or those you know. Finally a week without travel, but unfortunately also a week […]

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Robinson Cano Hopes CAA Sports Can Help Him Get $300 Million+

Several months ago, New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano reportedly asked for a contract paying him a total of $300 million over the term of the deal.  And then ESPN’s Buster Olney said that Cano is still looking for $300 million (plus another $5 million) over the course of a 10-year contract.  The Yankees and Cano’s […]

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Who, Exactly, Is Running Roc Nation Sports?

The following Op-Ed article is a guest contribution from Jason A. Davis, Esq. All rights reserved. Follow him on Twitter @JasonDavisEsq1 Like a new album hitting the stores, Roc Nation Sports made a grandiose entry into the sports agency world in the spring of 2013.  Having the pre-existing music infrastructure, “Founder” Jay-Z brings his act […]

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Jay-Z’s Next Target For Roc Nation Sports May Be Agent Rob London

The following article is a guest contribution from Joshua Gleason.  Mr. Gleason is an NFL Draft Coordinator for Pro Football Spot and an award-winning broadcaster.  Follow him on Twitter at @JGleas. Roc Nation Sports has launched into the sporting world and made quite the impact in only a short time. This can’t be seen as too […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (6/14/2013)

Looking forward to heading up to Minneapolis, Minnesota for the first time ever to be a part of the Sports Law for Rookies and Veterans event.  It will be fun to meet new people and see some old friends including Steve Silton, Blake Baratz and my Miami neighbor, Claire Zovko.  I just hope that the […]