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September 14, 2010 | By Andrew Blankstein, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
An attorney for ESPN personality and sports columnist Jay Mariotti said the domestic-violence allegations against him are inaccurate and that his alleged victim was "extremely intoxicated" and "abusive. " Debra Wong Yang said Mariotti was trying to get his girlfriend home safely when the incident occurred. "The allegations are inaccurate and sensationalized. We are confident that the facts will show that the complainant was extremely intoxicated that night and abusive toward Mr. Mariotti," Yang said.
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May 11, 2011 | By Andrew Blankstein
Former ESPN sports personality Jay Mariotti has been charged with three felonies -– stalking, domestic violence and assault -– after he confronted his ex-girlfriend the same day a court ordered him to stay away from her, prosecutors said. He pleaded not guilty Wednesday to the charges: stalking, corporal injury on a spouse or domestic partner, and assault by means likely to produce great bodily injury. He was also charged with two misdemeanor counts of disobeying a court order.
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May 11, 2011 | By Andrew Blankstein
Former ESPN sports personality Jay Mariotti has been charged with three felonies -– stalking, domestic violence and assault -– after he confronted his ex-girlfriend the same day a court ordered him to stay away from her, prosecutors said. He pleaded not guilty Wednesday to the charges: stalking, corporal injury on a spouse or domestic partner, and assault by means likely to produce great bodily injury. He was also charged with two misdemeanor counts of disobeying a court order.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 7, 2010 | By Joel Rubin, Los Angeles Times
The role a Los Angeles police commissioner played in the domestic abuse case of a popular sports columnist raises questions of a possible conflict of interest, said the head of the city's police union. Debra Wong Yang, a high-profile attorney and member of the civilian commission that oversees the LAPD, was involved briefly in representing Jay Mariotti, an ESPN personality and sports writer. Mariotti was arrested last month on suspicion of domestic abuse after he allegedly got into a physical confrontation with his girlfriend and police were summoned to the Venice-area apartment they shared.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 7, 2010 | By Joel Rubin, Los Angeles Times
The role a Los Angeles police commissioner played in the domestic abuse case of a popular sports columnist raises questions of a possible conflict of interest, said the head of the city's police union. Debra Wong Yang, a high-profile attorney and member of the civilian commission that oversees the LAPD, was involved briefly in representing Jay Mariotti, an ESPN personality and sports writer. Mariotti was arrested last month on suspicion of domestic abuse after he allegedly got into a physical confrontation with his girlfriend and police were summoned to the Venice-area apartment they shared.
SPORTS
March 22, 1995 | MAL FLORENCE
Brian Murphy, editor of the Sports Marketing Letter, told Jay Mariotti of the Chicago Sun Times that Michael Jordan's commercial legacy will be as great as Babe Ruth's. "In the history of sports, the only man I knew who could still sell products 70 years (actually 60) after his last game is Babe Ruth. There is an active Babe Ruth market today, alive and well. "Seventy years after Michael Jordan plays his last game, whenever that may be, I expect there to be as big a market for him.
SPORTS
December 21, 1998 | MAL FLORENCE
From the Gallery column of the San Diego Union-Tribune: "He answers to 'Boomer' and it's no mystery why. Jerry Sokoloski is 7-foot-3, 320 pounds. He's also a ninth grader, who plays hoops for the Silverthorn Collegiate Institute in Toronto. "His mom, Dorothy Jessop, says she's been told Boomer has more growing ahead of him. " 'The doctors have measured his joints and the knuckles of his hands and they predict he's going to get bigger, possibly four inches, maybe six,' " she says.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 21, 2010 | By Andrew Blankstein, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
ESPN personality and sports columnist Jay Mariotti was released from jail on $50,000 bail Saturday, hours after being arrested on suspicion of felony domestic assault, authorities said. Mariotti, 51, was arrested Saturday around 4 a.m. following an argument with his girlfriend, authorities said. Mariotti is a well-known sports commentator who can be seen on the ESPN show "Around the Horn. " He also writes for a sports website called Fanhouse.com where he is known for his outspoken views criticizing athletes for their actions on and off the field.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 22, 2010 | By Andrew Blankstein and Garrett Therolf, Times Staff Writers
ESPN personality and sports columnist Jay Mariotti was released from jail on $50,000 bail Saturday, hours after being arrested on suspicion of felony domestic assault, authorities said. Mariotti, 51, was arrested Saturday about 4 a.m. after an argument with his girlfriend, authorities said. Mariotti is a well-known sports commentator who can be seen on ESPN's "Around the Horn. " He also writes for the sports website Fanhouse.com, where he is known for criticizing athletes for their actions on and off the field.
SPORTS
October 17, 2003 | From Associated Press
A man pretending to be infamous Chicago Cub fan Steve Bartman tricked ESPN into putting him on the air for a live phone interview Thursday. The prank, on the 6 p.m. EDT edition of "SportsCenter," was discovered shortly into the interview when the man referred to radio shock jock Howard Stern. The interview was stopped, and anchor Dan Patrick said, "We've been had. That was not Steve Bartman." "We made a mistake," ESPN spokesman Josh Krulewitz said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 14, 2010 | By Andrew Blankstein, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
An attorney for ESPN personality and sports columnist Jay Mariotti said the domestic-violence allegations against him are inaccurate and that his alleged victim was "extremely intoxicated" and "abusive. " Debra Wong Yang said Mariotti was trying to get his girlfriend home safely when the incident occurred. "The allegations are inaccurate and sensationalized. We are confident that the facts will show that the complainant was extremely intoxicated that night and abusive toward Mr. Mariotti," Yang said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 22, 2010 | By Andrew Blankstein and Garrett Therolf, Times Staff Writers
ESPN personality and sports columnist Jay Mariotti was released from jail on $50,000 bail Saturday, hours after being arrested on suspicion of felony domestic assault, authorities said. Mariotti, 51, was arrested Saturday about 4 a.m. after an argument with his girlfriend, authorities said. Mariotti is a well-known sports commentator who can be seen on ESPN's "Around the Horn. " He also writes for the sports website Fanhouse.com, where he is known for criticizing athletes for their actions on and off the field.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 21, 2010 | By Andrew Blankstein, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
ESPN personality and sports columnist Jay Mariotti was released from jail on $50,000 bail Saturday, hours after being arrested on suspicion of felony domestic assault, authorities said. Mariotti, 51, was arrested Saturday around 4 a.m. following an argument with his girlfriend, authorities said. Mariotti is a well-known sports commentator who can be seen on the ESPN show "Around the Horn. " He also writes for a sports website called Fanhouse.com where he is known for his outspoken views criticizing athletes for their actions on and off the field.
SPORTS
December 21, 1998 | MAL FLORENCE
From the Gallery column of the San Diego Union-Tribune: "He answers to 'Boomer' and it's no mystery why. Jerry Sokoloski is 7-foot-3, 320 pounds. He's also a ninth grader, who plays hoops for the Silverthorn Collegiate Institute in Toronto. "His mom, Dorothy Jessop, says she's been told Boomer has more growing ahead of him. " 'The doctors have measured his joints and the knuckles of his hands and they predict he's going to get bigger, possibly four inches, maybe six,' " she says.
SPORTS
March 22, 1995 | MAL FLORENCE
Brian Murphy, editor of the Sports Marketing Letter, told Jay Mariotti of the Chicago Sun Times that Michael Jordan's commercial legacy will be as great as Babe Ruth's. "In the history of sports, the only man I knew who could still sell products 70 years (actually 60) after his last game is Babe Ruth. There is an active Babe Ruth market today, alive and well. "Seventy years after Michael Jordan plays his last game, whenever that may be, I expect there to be as big a market for him.
NEWS
February 1, 1993
So next year this time, we can expect a big parade in the Loop, a dynasty in the works, a defense that routinely takes away the ball nine times a game. Everything we saw in Super Bowl XXVII is coming to Chicago. A sickly 5-11 record becomes a 52-17 demolition on the final Sunday in January. Isn't that right, Dave Wannstedt? Isn't that right? "Hey there," said the coach of the Bears, officially now, protesting with a laugh in the Rose Bowl's archaic bowels.
SPORTS
December 24, 1999 | From Associated Press
John Rocker on Thursday faced a fresh round of criticism, led by Hall of Famer Hank Aaron, despite the outspoken reliever's apology for insensitive remarks against gays and minorities. Aaron said he was "very sick and disgusted about the whole situation" and questioned how Rocker could continue in baseball. "I have no place in my heart for people who feel that way," the former slugger and current Atlanta Brave senior vice president told syndicated sports radio talk host Jay Mariotti.
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