The hip-hop mogul told Bloomberg TV on Monday that he’s aiming to make sports history as the league’s “first African-American majority owner.”
Sources have told the New York Post that rapper Jay-Z has decided to sell his minority ownership in the Brooklyn Nets to Kidd, who was hired as the team’s head coach on June 12.
Some New Yorkers were lucky enough Wednesday to spend six hours with Jay-Z as he rapped at the Pace Gallery in Chelsea, for what was to become part of a music video.
Jason Keidel offers a harsh examination of the Nets’ mega-deal.
Shawn Carter’s clientele should be the younger rungs of the key demo, the kid who has yet to become a man, ready to sign with The Man. Jay-Z is smart enough to see that a smaller splash leads to bigger ripples.
Ron Berkowitz, a spokesman for Roc Nation Sports, told ESPN that the Brooklyn native is now licensed to be an NBA agent. Jay-Z is licensed to be an MLB agent as well, MLB Players Association spokesman Greg Bouris told the network.
New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith has no concerns about questions surrounding the process in which he picked an agent, saying “Jay-Z didn’t recruit me.”
Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith has chosen hip-hop star Jay-Z’s new sports agency to represent him.
Jay-Z, the Yankees and developer Bruce Ratner all joined forces to come up with one of those plans. Ratner joined us on The Couch alongside Randy Levine, president of the New York Yankees to talk about their idea for overhauling the event venue.
The club has “had several conversations with Roc Nation Sports about Robinson Cano’s future with the team,” Yankees managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner told reporters on Thursday, according to the New York Daily News.
The rapper and music mogul attended a meeting Thursday on Long Island, where the media was briefed on four proposals to renovate the arena and surrounding property.
Superstar second baseman Robinson Cano is being investigated by Major League Baseball about … what else? … potential ties to the Biogenesis clinic in Miami, according to ESPN.
“This is a guy who almost everything he touches turns to gold,” Assistant Managing Editor Rana Foroohar told 1010 WINS.
Voluntary workouts began on Monday morning, and players had to arrive at the Giants’ facility by 11:30 a.m. for their participation to count for the day. Victor Cruz was a no-show.
Jay-Z just released a blistering attack track, taking aim at the critics of his controversial trip to Cuba. But four lines of “Open Letter” jumped out to us here at the sports desk.