Found June 10, 2013 on Unathletic:
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.

Yankees Lose But, Before The Game, Cano Wins

With CC Sabathia once again pitching poorly in Oakland and the Athletics continuing their hot streak at home, last night's Yankee loss was as predictable as it was painful.  Something that was not predictable was the announcement before the game that Robinson Cano had been named AL captain of this year's Home Run Derby.I would have thought that last year's horrible experience...

Victor Cruz, Arod, & Robinson Cano to Party with Jay-Z

He hasn't been able to get Victor Cruz or Robinson Cano (currently batting .272) a deal but Jay-Z has apparently gotten them to come out and celebrate 10 years of 40/40: Jay-Z is celebrating the... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Jay-Z To Celebrate 10 Year Anniversary of 40/40 Club With A-Rod, Victor Cruz & Cano

It doesn’t seem like 10 years since Jay-Z opened his first 40/40 Club. Time is just flying by, Bob Blitz courtesy of the New York Post, says Jay-Z is pulling out all the stops for the celebration. Jay-Z is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of his famed 40/40 Club on Monday with a star-studded affair attended by Yankees Robinson Cano, CC Sabathia and Alex Rodriguez along with...

All-Star Captains Wright & Cano Show Off Hats: Hit or Miss?

The MLB All-Star Game captains, Robinson Cano and David Wright show off their new garb for the game at Citi-Field. The uniforms are pretty generic for an All-Star game, but those hats could be the worst in ASG history. With all the old school homage Citi throws in your face, they could’ve just done flat out better. Leave it up to the mets to blow it. We’re sure they’ll still...

Fantasy Stock Watch: Jedd Gyorko, Robinson Cano

Keith Allison The fantasy stock report is a weekly article that will provide insight on particular hitters or pitchers whose stock is either rising or falling based on recent performances. This week we’ll look at a pair of 2nd baseman: Jedd Gyorko and Robinson Cano. Bullish: Jedd GyorkoJedd Gyorko came up lame on the base path on Sunday and the Padres promptly put him on...

Cano, Wright named captains for NY Home Run Derby

David Wright and Robinson Cano are going to give the Home Run Derby a New York feel. Wright, the third baseman for the New York Mets, this year's host for the All-Star game, has been named captain of the National League team. Cano, the crosstown rival Yankees second baseman, is going to lead the AL squad for the second straight year. The derby is scheduled for July 15 at Citi...

Home Run Derby captains named

The captains for the Home Run Derby have been named. The captains will get to choose which players will be on their team.

Pedroia or Cano?

In Major League Baseball there have always been great debates about star players from different teams.  Some that immediately come to mind from the past are Joe DiMaggio or Ted Williams? Carlton Fisk or Thurman Munson? Hank Aaron or Willie Mays? Randy Johnson or Roger Clemens? In this modern era we are in the players are bigger and stronger.  There’s better nutrition, year...

Yankees game 62 lineup: 6/8/13

  The Yankees will try to start another winning streak after seeing their four-game streak snapped last night. Andy Pettitte will take the mound in his second start after coming off of the disabled list. Robinson Cano went hitless last night, and has struggled mightily in his last handful of games. He will try to get things going against the Mariners’ Joe Saunders. Check out...

Netlinked 5/10/13: Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports, the sport management arm of the rap mogul's Roc ...

Durant is leaving agent Rob Pelinka to join the likes of Robinson Cano and Victor Cruz, among other athletes, with Jay-Z's sports agency Much was made of the news from a few months ago that part-owner of the Nets, and massive rap mogul and businessman , Jay-Z, would have to sell his small stake in the team as he transitioned his focus in the NBA from being an owner to...
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