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Reebok signs rising star Jenkins to multiyear deal

Updated: October 17, 2005, 5:51 PM ET
By Darren Rovell | ESPN.com

If the tennis world is looking for the next marketable name, Scoville Jenkins might be it.

But whether the braid-toting, diamond-stud-wearing, 19-year-old African-American from Atlanta, Ga., becomes a valuable commodity is now Reebok's risk.

The shoe and apparel company signed Jenkins to a multiyear deal worth at least $100,000 a year.

"He has shown that he's one of the most proven of the young teenage talent on tour," said Jenkins' agent Tom Ross, senior vice ...

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