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Jay Mariotti

Jay Mariotti (pronounced /mæriˈɒti/; born June 22, 1959) is a former sports columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times and former panelist on the ESPN show Around the Horn. Mariotti was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and attended Ohio University. He has appeared as a panelist on Around the Horn and has guest hosted Pardon the Interruption. Prior to his work with ESPN, he co-hosted a daily sports talk radio program on One on One Sports/Sporting News Radio. Mariotti is a long time sports columnist, starting with The Detroit News in the early 1980s. He moved to The Denver Post in the late 1980s, where he met Woody Paige, a fellow regular panelist on Around the Horn. Mariotti and Paige were said to have been in a long-running feud during their time together in Denver, which eventually resulted in Mariotti leaving the Post for the paper's then rival, the Rocky Mountain News; the rivalry was something that was mentioned at times in the early episodes of Around the Horn. Both have stated that the feud is over and the rivalry between them is now a friendly one. Mariotti left Denver and joined the Chicago Sun-Times in 1991, staying with the paper until 2008. Mariotti made his writing debut for

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Jay Mariotti -- If Only I Were Charlie Sheen

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If Only I Were Charlie Sheen

Jay Mariotti lost his job at ESPN after he was arrested in 2010 on charges of assault and stalking his girlfriend -- something he feels wouldn't have happened if he were an actor ... like Charlie… READ MORE >

Jay Mariotti -- Accused of Stealing GF's Purse

Jay Mariotti -- Accused of Stealing GF's Purse

Famed sportswriter and ESPN personality Jay Mariotti has been charged for an alleged attack on his GF last month ... and now we've learned he may have stolen her purse. As we previously… READ MORE >

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Jay Mariotti, Famous Sports Columnist, Arrested in LA

Jay Mariotti, Famous Sports Columnist, Arrested in LA

ESPN personality and popular sports columnist Jay Mariotti was arrested this morning in Los Angeles, this according to the L.A. County Sheriff's Department website. Mariotti was arrested on a… READ MORE >

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