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The signing of New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano came with the announcement of his new sports agency and immediately made him a player in the world of baseball representation. Then came word that he was assisting New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz with his marketing efforts. New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith also switched over to his agency. Somewhere in between, Roc Nation Sports signed WNBA rookie Skylar Diggins. And now the sports agent industry is abuzz after it was reported that NBA superstar Kevin Durant wants to be represented by this man. His name is Jay-Z, and he is blazing a trail rather quickly after deciding that he wanted to venture into the world of athlete representation. It is a trail that others may seek to travel, but will likely fail in attempting to match or best Jay-Z’s imprint. [Continue Reading] So what you’re saying is Roc Nation is pretty much going to sign every big name athlete in sports. I figured this was going to be a pretty significant trend, but perhaps I even underestimated it. Somehow there is going to be some bullsh$t and drama with Roc Nation Sports eventually. Just wait. I’m not hating, but I’m not buying Roc Nation just because it’s backed by Jay-Z.
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