Jay Mariotti, the former sports columnist at FanHouse.com and a frequent panelist on ESPN’s “Around the Horn”, was arrested in Los Angeles overnight for an alleged domestic disturbance involving his girlfriend – according to Los Angeles Times.
The story started with Mariotti and his girlfriend arguing at Santa Monica club. The argument continued at the couple’s Venice apartment, where the verbal confrontation escalated to a physical altercation.
Police were called to the apartment, and Mariotti was arrested and ordered held in lieu of $50,000 bail at the 77th Street station.
Mariotti currently writes for the website Fanhouse.com and can be seen on the ESPN show “Around the Horn.”
He resigned from the Chicago Sun-Times in 2008.