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Topic - Jay-Z
All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano and the Seattle Mariners finalized their $240 million, 10-year contract that was agreed upon late last week.
Cano had spent his entire career with the Yankees. The five-time All-Star played in 160 games last season and hit .314 with 27 homers and 107 RBI. Cano posted a .899 on-base plus slugging percentage and finished fifth in American League MVP voting.
Part job fair, part executive gathering, part frat party, the four-day winter meetings have it all. Thousands of baseball people, from minor-league job seekers to equipment managers, converge every December. Almost none of them leave the hotel, this year Disney's Swan and Dolphin Resort just outside Orlando.
The Seattle Mariners have pulled off quite the shocker, reeling in All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano with a ten-year deal worth $240 million.
The fans who go see Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder are pretty good shooters, too.
NEW YORK | Sean Combs' Revolt channel launched with a nod to big dreams and its founder's musical past, bringing a new outlet for music to television.
Blocked from holding a news conference Monday to present a person they described as a "major league baseball whistleblower," Alex Rodriguez's lawyers asked that the rest of the grievance hearing to overturn his 211-game drug suspension be opened to the public.
If the Washington Redskins change their team name as part of a rebranding effort, they only have to look up the road for a good example to follow: the Baltimore Ravens.
Former Florida Rep. Allen West had some harsh words for nationally known civil rights activists like the Rev. Jesse Jackson and the Rev. Al Sharpton, who have remained silent on a video showing black teens beating a white boy on a school bus. Now, Mr. Jackson responds.
A South Carolina spokesman says the school found no impermissible contact between All-American defensive end Jadeveon Clowney and Jay-Z, the rap mogul turned sports agency head.
Rap artist Jay-Z has said he’s been unfairly “demonized” because he hasn’t backed out of his collaboration with Barneys New York, accused of racially profiling two black customers.
Rap artist Jay-Z has said he’s been unfairly “demonized” because he hasn’t backed out of his collaboration with Barneys New York, accused in of racially profiling two black customers.