Robinson Cano fired agent Scott Boras and signed with entertainer Shawn “Jay Z” Carter, who is starting an athlete representation firm with the New York Yankees’ All-Star second baseman as its first client.
National Basketball Association players say team owners, who contend they lost a combined $300 million last season, don’t seem motivated to end a lockout that threatens cancellation of the 2011-12 season.
Former Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer agreed to buy the Los Angeles Clippers for a record $2 billion as the wife of Donald Sterling pushed through the sale without gaining the approval of the embattled owner.
Donald Sterling agreed to let his wife, Shelly, oversee a sale of the Los Angeles Clippers, according to two people with direct knowledge of their decision, avoiding a legal battle with the National Basketball Association that might have diminished the value of the franchise.
The National Basketball Association will appoint a chief executive officer to oversee the Los Angeles Clippers after banning team owner Donald Sterling for life for making racially inappropriate comments.