The Early Lead: Jay-Z


Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 11/22/2013

Thunder fan hits half-court shot for $20,000, celebrates with Jay Z (video)

Rapper/sports agent passes on the chance to sign the high school coach.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:07 AM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jay-Z, Kevin Durant, NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 10/01/2013

Jay Z: Drug-dealer past will help him as sports agent

Rapper/entrepreneur tells Vanity Fair he knows about budgets and that’s the key thing.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:47 AM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jay-Z, Kevin Durant, Robinson Cano

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 09/26/2013

Robinson Cano seeks $305-million deal, report says

Deal would cover 10 years -- and don’t be surprised if Jay Z’s client gets it.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:07 PM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Jay-Z, Robinson Cano

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 09/04/2013

Jay Z selling Nets stake to Jason Kidd

Brooklyn's coach will also get part ownership of Barclays Center for $500,000.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:24 AM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jason Kidd, Jay-Z, NBA

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 08/20/2013

LeBron James' police escort to Jay Z-Justin Timberlake show under investigation

King James drew attention to the drive by posting video on social media.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:14 AM ET, 08/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, LeBron James, NBA

Posted at 08:19 AM ET, 07/11/2013

Jay-Z wants Yasiel Puig next for Roc Nation Sports, report says

Rapper's agency is growing, but that may not be a good thing for sports.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:19 AM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Jay-Z, Los Angeles Dodgers, Yasiel Puig

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 06/25/2013

Kevin Durant signs with Jay-Z, Roc Nation Sports

Oklahoma City Thunder is the latest signee, joining Robinson Cano, Victor Cruz and Geno Smith.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:46 AM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jay-Z, Kevin Durant, NBA

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 06/17/2013

Jay-Z is real star of NBA Finals (video)

Documentary commercial for new album steals the show.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:28 PM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jay-Z, NBA, NBA finals