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Jeurys Familia , an All-Star closing pitcher for the New York Mets who recently appeared in an ad campaign against domestic violence , was arrested for domestic violence  on Monday, the Bergen Record reports.  Fort Lee, New Jersey, police accused Familia, identified as Jeurys F. Mojica, of causing “bodily injury to another,” according to a complaint posted Tuesday by The Record. The victim, whose name is redacted from the complaint, had “visible injuries, specifically a scratch to the chest and bruise to the right cheek.” Familia, 27, was arrested after an officer who responded to the incident “found probable cause to believe domestic violence had occurred,” the complaint states. The athlete was charged with simple assault, and bail was set at $1,500.  In a statement to The Record, the Mets said, “The matter was brought to our attention and we are monitoring the situation.” Familia was among a number of athletes who recently starred in an ad campaign sponsored by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence .

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Sport and Society for Arete-Catching Up

31May

As I mentioned previously it seems as if there are always some bizarre or hilarious developments in the world of sport while I am out of touch. A few days ago I reported on my experiences watching hockey in Russia.

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WASHINGTON — The Lawmakers eked out a 3-2 win over the Lobbyists in the 7th annual Congressional Hockey Challenge on Wednesday. Four Republican congressmen, along with several staffers and a Canadian Parliament member, squared off against a team of lobbyists at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Virginia

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Sarah Jessica Parker celebrated her birthday at Tuesday’s New York Rangers game and sat behind Tom Hanks and his son Chet (aka rapper Chet Haze ). They seemed to be having fun.

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Juan Martín Montes | MEDIOTIEMPO (Enviado) Minsk, Bielorrusia, domingo 16 de Noviembre del 2014 Los aficionados del rival del Tri saben poco del encuentro del martes Los precios de los boletos van de los 57 a los 172 pesos mexicanos Con el hockey como deporte más popular, Bielorrusia sabe poco del partido contra México del próximo martes. Siempre bajo un cielo nublado, con temperaturas que rondan los cero grados centígrados y un viento helado, los bielorrusos tienen argumentos para justificar su escasez de emoción

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Filed under: Juegos Olímpicos Comienza la cuenta regresiva para Londres. El próximo 04 de julio, esa ciudad y el mundo entero estaremos de fiesta ya que iniciará la emoción de los Juegos Olímpicos 2012

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Filed under: Videos Fieles a una añeja costumbre, aficionados al Hockey sobre Hielo acudieron a la arena armados con osos de peluche, que serán donados a niños desfavorecidos con motivo de las fiestas decembrinas. Con el primer gol del partido como señal, miles de fanáticos interrumpieron el desarrollo del encuentro, para cubrir todo el hielo con los obsequios. La tradición tiene un buen tiempo y sigue vigente en la liga profesional canadiense

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