Jay Mariotti arrested after domestic incident

1:11 PM PST 08/22/2010 by Staff report, AP

ESPN commentator released Sat. after posting $50,000 bail

ESPN's "Around the Horn" commentator Jay Mariotti was arrested early Saturday on an undisclosed felony charge in L.A. following a "domestic incident," reports the Los Angeles Times.

The 51-year-old sports personality, who is also a columnist for AOL's Fanhouse.com, was booked at 5:45 a.m. and released at noon after posting $50,000 bail.

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Ochocinco reportedly broke the news via Twitter.

The L.A. Times adds that Mariotti was apprehended at his Venice apartment following a physical altercation with his girlfriend at a Santa Monica club.
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