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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (11/4/2011)

Yesterday, I spoke to the Union Internationale des Avocats’ (UIA – International Association of Lawyers) 55th Congress on the current issues in Sports Law, with a specific focus on what is going on in the world of athlete agent regulation and discipline.  More than 1,200 lawyers from more than 70 countries around the world have attended […]

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Gus Dominguez Out Of Jail, Working With MLB Players

In 2006, Gustavo “Gus” Dominguez (uncle of Florida Marlins prospect Matt Dominguez) was charged for paying aides to illegally bring Cuban baseball players to California with the end goal of signing those players to contracts with MLB affiliated organizations.  Dominguez emigrated from Cuba, himself, and was once a member of the New York Yankees and […]

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Illegal Smuggling Or Legal Aid?

Former contributor, Andrew Bouthiller, and a variety of other journalists covered a juicy story last July: A federal judge sentenced U.S. sports agent Gustavo “Gus” Dominguez to five years in prison for smuggling potential Major League Baseball players out of Cuba. District Judge K. Michael Moore ordered the prison term for Dominguez, the 48-year-old […]