With the Major League Baseball season just getting underway, Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano made news off the field, severing ties with longtime mega-agent Scott Boras and signing a deal with Jay-Z's Roc Nation management company, the first such deal for Hova's organization.
Jay-Z's Roc Nation announced today it had signed a partnership deal with CAA to move into sports management, with the new wing of the company known as Roc Nation Sports. The entity's first signing is Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano who this year severed ties with longtime mega-agent Scott Boras.
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