Jay-Z now licensed to work as both NBA, MLB agent

Jeff Zelevansky

And Jay-Z's takeover of the sports world expands a little (by that we mean A LOT) more.

Superstar mogul of everything Jay-Z can now add licensed agent for both the NBA and MLB to his hefty resume, according to SportsCenter and Darren Rovell on Wednesday and Thursday, respectively.

Jay-Z and his agency, Roc Nation Sports, don't seem like they're going to waste any time, as a recent report from Liz Mullen of Sports Business Journal states that Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant will leave his current representation to sign with Jay-Z's new agency.

As far as baseball goes, Roc Nation Sports already snagged New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano, who fired Scott Boras to become Jay-Z's first client back in April.

Jay-Z seemingly still has work to do as far as the NFL goes. According to a report from Mike Garafolo of USA TODAY Sports on Thursday, an agent for Roc Nation Sports met with representatives of the NFL Players Association Wednesday to answer questions as to whether or not the league's "runner rule," which says only certified agents can recruit players for representation, was violated after photos of New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith and Jay-Z surfaced around the NFL Draft.

Jay-Z, as the report says, is not certified by the NFLPA. The agent in question for Roc Nation Sports, Kim Miale, does have other NFLPA clients, though they are inactive.

It would appear based on his early ventures into the NBA and MLB, however, that NFL agents should probably hope Jay-Z stays uncertified for as long as possible.

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