the days when Scott Boras - sports agent extraordinaire - use to bend Red Sox management over a railing and
demand whatever random excessive number they (Boras and client)
decided was worthy of their John Hancock? Well it’s the same story
only different characters will play the part of said sports agent. Roc Nation mogul Shawn Carter (a.k.a. Jay-Z) will venture his million dollar hand into the
world of sports representation. Carter explains why he made the move and started
Roc Nation Sports.
"Because of my love of sports, it was a natural progression to form a company where we
can help top athletes in various sports the same way we have been helping
artists in the music industry for years," Jay-Z said in a statement.
Roc Nation Sports will join forces (initially) with Creative Artists Agency (CAA) who already represent notable clients such as Ryan Braun, Matt Cain, Ryan Zimmerman and Buster Posey. CAA agent Brodie Van Wagenen will be in charge of taking on Cano's c...