LOS ANGELES (AP) - Prosecutors say ESPN personality and AOL
sports columnist Jay Mariotti will be charged in connection with an
alleged domestic violence incident in Los Angeles.
City attorney spokesman Frank Mateljan said Monday that seven
misdemeanors are being filed against Mariotti, including domestic
violence with injury, false imprisonment and grand theft. Each
count carries a maximum of a year in jail.
Mariotti was arrested last month on the city's west side.
Mariotti lives in Los Angeles. He is a panelist on the ESPN show
"Around the Horn" and writes a regular column for the sports
website Fanhouse.com, which is owned by AOL.
He was a longtime columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times.
In an email to The Associated Press, ESPN spokesman Josh
Krulewitz said: "We have no plans to use him (Mariotti) at this