Jay-Z’s sports agency gives Diggins a Mercedes

Looks like Skylar Diggins will have a new ride when she goes to Tulsa to join the Shock.

The former Notre Dame star tweeted her thanks to sports agency Roc Nation, backed by rap superstar Jay-Z, along with photos of a new white Mercedes she said the agency surprised her with.

“I got 99 problems but a BENZ ain’t one,” a tweet on Diggins’ account said, riffing off a Jay-Z hit.

The All-America guard, who graduated this weekend, was chosen No. 3 overall in the WNBA draft by the Shock. She is the third athlete to sign with the agency started in part by Jay-Z, whose given name is Shawn Carter. New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano also recently switched representation to Roc Nation, which is partnered with Creative Artists Agency.

More in Sports

Titans score 21 straight points in 3rd, beat Seahawks 33-27

A penalty derailed Seattle’s final chance as Tennessee lined up to punt with 11 seconds left.

Corey Kluber gets 18th win as Indians beat Mariners 4-2

The loss eliminated Seattle from contention for the second AL wild card.

After slow start, Huskies roll past Colorado 37-10

Myles Gaskin rushes for 202 yards and two touchdowns as No. 7 Washington wins its Pac-12 opener.

Silvertips fall to Winterhawks 7-4 in season opener

U.S. Division-favorite Portland scores six goals in the second period to sink Everett.

Anything can happen this season for Silvertips

An A or an F. That was the assessment of what the… Continue reading

QUOTES: Seahawks coach Pete Carroll speaks after Titans loss

Carroll gives his opening remarks and talks about Richard Sherman following the 33-27 defeat.

Seattle Seahawks vs. Tennessee Titans inactives report

Change comes to Seattle’s offensive line, and running back Eddie Lacy is back in uniform.

REFLECTIONS: Silvertips fall to Winterhawks in season opener

The Game The 2016-17 season started with much promise. The Everett Silvertips… Continue reading

Seahawks embattled O-line set to face Titans’ pressure defense

Can Seattle rise up and repel Tennessee defensive guru Dick LeBeau’s aggressive pass rushes?

Most Read