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Roc Nation & Brooklyn’s LIU Launch New School

Roc Nation has partnered with Brooklyn’s Long Island University to launch Roc Nation School of Music, Sports, and Entertainment. Enrollment for the new school will begin Fall 2021. 25% of incoming freshman will receive the Roc Nation Hope Scholarship allowing them to graduate without any debt. Applicants can begin to apply this fall and the […]

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Soccer

Roc Nation Sports Signs Marcus Rashford For Off-Field Representation

Manchester United star forward Marcus Rashford has signed with Roc Nation Sports (“RNS”) for his off-field representation. The deal officially started in April and was confirmed by RNS today. Rashford, who also plays for the England national team, is a rising star across the pond. Roc Nation’s representation is strictly off-field, encompassing philanthropy, PR and […]

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Kentucky G Immanuel Quickley Signs with Roc Nation

After two years at the University of Kentucky, Immanuel Quickley has declared for the 2020 NBA Draft and signed with Roc Nation. The 6’3” guard averaged 16.1 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.9 assists for the Wildcats last season. He evolved as one of the nation’s top scoring threats being named SEC Player of the Year […]

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Sports Business

Roc Nation Announces New Division: Roc Nation Sports International

Roc Nation’s new global division, Roc Nation Sports International, plans to open its London-based office October 1st. Michael Yormark will spearhead the agency’s soccer and international operations. Yormark previously held the title of President and Chief of Branding and Strategy for Roc Nation. “I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to introduce and grow the Roc […]

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Kyrie Irving Joins the Brooklyn Nets and Jay-Z’s Roc Nation

Moments after leading the Toronto Raptors to their first NBA title in franchise history, Kawhi Leonard quickly faced the impending reality of his uncertain future. In the midst of accepting his second Finals MVP Trophy, Kawhi was asked by ESPN’s Doris Burke what NBA fans across the country were presumably thinking, “How does this championship […]

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Eric Bailly Signs to Roc Nation Sports

Manchester United defender Eric Bailly has agreed to join Roc Nation Sports, helping continue to build the international football pipeline to the agency.  Now just the second English Premier League player to be represented by Jay-Z’s entertainment company, he follows fellow Manchester teammate and Roc Nation client Romelu Lukaku. Lukaku excitingly welcomed Bailly to Roc […]

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NBA Players

Top NBA Free Agents In 2019

Projections suggest that the NBA salary cap will spike considerably during the next couple of seasons, opening budget space for franchises attempting to avoid hefty luxury tax penalties. Over the 2018 offseason, DeMarcus Cousins joined the Warriors to push NBA futures betting markets to predict a 63.6% chance of Golden State winning another ring, as […]

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Friday Wrap-Up

Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-up (7/7/2017)

Lots of 7’s in today’s date. It’s a big month for me. I’m closing (hopefully) on a house on July 31, which is not so easy when you’re also trying to run a law firm. Then, I have a tenant moving into my current place at the beginning of August. So, end of July/early August […]

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Roc Nation Sports 2017 NBA Draft Class

Roc Nation Sports has signed three players for the 2017 NBA Draft. Villanova guard Josh Hart, Florida State guard/forward Dwayne Bacon, and Oregon forward Chris Boucher have all turned to the Roc for representation. Joe Branch will represent Josh Hart, Roger Montgomery will represent Bacon and Sam Permut will represent Boucher. Josh Hart played all four seasons at […]

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Six Questions With Ron Berkowitz, President Of Berk Communications

The following “Six Questions” short interview with Ron Berkowitz, President & Founder of Berk Communications, was conducted by our Assistant Editor Cameron Chung. Connect with Ron on Twitter and check out the Berk Communications website. (1) How did you first get your start in the sports industry? As a follow up, can you describe your […]