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Jay-Z: Music Mogul, Sports Agent Icon?

From selling drugs as a pre-teen in the streets of Brooklyn, New York to becoming a hip-hop mogul. Now his next business venture is becoming the face of a sports agency. Yes, I am talking about Shawn Carter, also know as Jay-Z. Why would an extremely successful rapper venture into the realm of player representation…

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Roc Nation Targeting Seth Jones

When you think of the name Jay-Z, you automatically think of the rap mogul who dominated the music industry year after year, but music isn’t the native of Brooklyn’s only passion. The performer is a sports nut and he has his fingers all over the sports business world lately. He is part-owner of the Brooklyn…

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Robinson Cano Signs With Jay-Z’s Agency

New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano announced on Tuesday that he has fired Scott Boras as his agent, and has signed with the agency led by entertainment mogul Jay-Z. Boras is widely known for taking the biggest names in baseball and getting them lucrative contracts in free agency, landing him a ruthless reputation. Cano…

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2012 #ASG Social Media Victory

Baseball’s summer classic, the annual All-Star game, wasn’t all that of an exciting game on the diamond, but proved to create quite the discussion over social media (Twitter in particular). Yesterday, the team at Mashable, dove into the MLB’s social media success with the help of social TV analytics company,¬†Bluefin Labs. Click on the link…

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