jay mariotti gi large Jay Mariotti arrested: ESPN personality argued with girlfriendESPN sports commentator Jay Mariotti has had a run-in with police.

The TV personality and sports columnist was arrested early Saturday (Aug. 21) after a domestic altercation in Los Angeles, Calif., involving his girlfriend, reports ESPN.

“We’ve just learned of it and are looking into it,” says ESPN spokesperson Josh Krulewitz.

]]>claims that Mariotti, 51, and his girlfriend argued at a club in Santa Monica and then continued at their apartement in Venice, where there was some sort of physical altercation. Authorities were called and arrested Mariotti on a felony charge. He was released on $50,000 bail just after noon. Mariottie is a panelist on ESPN’s “Around the Horn,” writes a column for Fanhouse and once wrote a sports column for the Denver Post and the Chicago Sun-Times. Follow Zap2it and Zap2itHanh on Twitter and Zap2it on Facebook for the latest movies, TV and celeb news. Photo credit: Getty Images