A food desert is a district with little or no access to large grocery stores that offer fresh and affordable foods needed to maintain a healthy diet. Instead of such stores, these districts often contain many fast food restaurants and convenience stores. There are a few things that factor into food deserts are physical access, [...]
Robinson Cano drops Scott Boras. Signs with Jay Z and Roc Nation. Are athletes and entertainers taking over?
Today, Life + Times, Jay Z, CAA, and Robinson Cano all announced that the ridiculously talented Yankees 2nd basemen, had officially fired Scott Boras as his player agent and signed with Jay Z’ Roc Nation. Roc Nation announces the launch of Roc Nation Sports, a full-service sports management company, and has signed MLB All-Star Robinson [...]
image source via espn [dot] com : Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints have reached an agreement on a five-year, $100 million contract that includes a first-year take in 2012 of $40 million, according to league, players’ union and team sources. For all practical purposes, the guaranteed money is considered by all parties involved [...]
image source Adam Jones signed a six-year, $85.5 million contract with the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday, ensuring that the 26-year-old center fielder will stay with the team through 2018. Jones’ new deal includes a $2 million signing bonus, $8.5 million in 2013, $13 million each in 2014 and 2015, $16 million apiece in 2016 and [...]
image source Miguel Montero and the Arizona Diamondbacks to agree to $60 million, five-year contract with the 28-year-old catcher that covers 2013-17. Montero will make $10 million the next two years, $12 million in 2015 and $14 million in 2016 and 2017. Montero signed the contract on Saturday (May 26, 2012) and, with his 20-month-old [...]