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  1. Roc Nation Sports announces undercard

    Dan Rafael

    Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports, which entered the boxing business in August, is putting on the first card of its "throne boxing" series on Jan. 9 (Fox Sports 1, 10 p.m. ET) at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York. It announced the undercard th...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
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  3. Roc Nation Sports to hold first boxing card at Madison Square Gar...

    Dan Rafael

    Music superstar Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports, which announced its entrance into boxing promotion in August, is set to put on its first card.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2014
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  5. Source: Tom Condon to pick up some of Dez Bryant's contract negot...

    Calvin Watkins

    While Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant has switched agents, leaving Eugene Parker for Kim Miale of Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports Agency, renowned agent Tom Condon will also handle some contract negotiations, according to a source. Roc Nation is...

    Blog | November 05, 2014
  6. Thurman turns down Roc Nation Sports offer

    Dan Rafael

    Interim welterweight titlist Keith Thurman rejected a Roc Nation Sports three-fight contract worth $6 million.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2014
  7. Korobov-Lee for vacant 160 belt?

    Dan Rafael

    When Peter Quillin gave up his middleweight world title in early September at the behest of manager Al Haymon rather than face Matt Korobov for a career-high payday (by far) of $1,428,630 -- because Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports swooped in and won a purs...

    Blog | October 02, 2014
  8. Stiverne-Wilder bid postponed

    Dan Rafael

    The entrance of Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports into the boxing promotional business and its stunning $1.9 million bid last month for the middleweight mandatory bout between titlist Peter Quillin and Matt Korobov -- neither of whom it promotes and a fight ...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  9. Notes: Rigondeaux, Dirrell, more

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • With music mogul Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports new on the boxing promotion scene and looking to sign fighters, it made an offer to unified junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (14-0,...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  10. Quillin gets extension to sign for Korobov

    Dan Rafael

    On Monday, I wrote a blog post detailing what was going on with regard to the delay in getting the mandatory fight between middleweight titleholder "Kid Chocolate" Peter Quillin and Matt Korobov signed. Roc Nation Sports, the new boxing promotiona...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  11. Quillin-Korobov in trouble?

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight contender Matt Korobov has signed for his mandatory shot against titlist "Kid Chocolate" Peter Quillin, doing so last week after promoter Top Rank received the contract from Roc Nation Sports, the sports agency founded by music mogul Jay...

    Blog | September 01, 2014
  12. Rusney Castillo of Boston Red Sox granted work visa

    Gordon Edes

    Newly signed Red Sox outfielder Rusney Castillo has successfully obtained his work visa from the U.S. government and is immediately eligible to play in games, according to Juan Perez, the president and CEO of Roc Nation Sports.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2014
  13. Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers front-runners to add Cuban OF Rusn...

    Gordon Edes

    The Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers appear to be the front-runners for the services of Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo, two league sources said Thursday, with a decision expected no later than the weekend.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2014
  14. Kevin Durant offered massive deal by Under Armour; Nike has right...

    Darren Rovell

    Kevin Durant's representation Roc Nation Sports informed Nike on Wednesday that he has a deal on the table with Under Armour worth between $265 million and $285 million over 10 years, sources told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2014
  15. Roc Nation Sports wins Kid Chocolate Quillin-Matt Korobov purse b...

    Dan Rafael

    Roc Nation Sports won a purse bid on Monday to secure the promotional rights to a mandatory fight between middleweight titleholder "Kid Chocolate" Peter Quillin and Matt Korobov, even though it does not promote either fighter.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2014
  16. Roc Nation Sports tabs David Itskowitch to lead boxing venture

    Dan Rafael

    Roc Nation Sports, the agency founded by music superstar Jay Z in April 2013, quickly made its mark in athlete representation and now plans to bring its muscle to boxing as a promoter.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2014
  17. Kevin Durant of Oklahoma City Thunder inks another major Roc Nati...

    Darren Rovell

    Kevin Durant has signed his first major endorsement deal since switching agents to Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2014
  18. Hakeem Nicks of New York Giants signs with Jay Z's Roc Nation

    Darren Rovell

    Jay Z's sports agency, Roc Nation Sports, continues to grow with an "Empire State of Mind."

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2014