The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said former NFL and Southern California receiver Keyshawn Johnson was arrested after a report of a domestic dispute.
A Sheriff's Department statement said deputies responded to a residence in Calabasas at 12:48 a.m. Monday and determined that the resident and his ex-girlfriend were involved in a domestic dispute, and the resident was arrested for misdemeanor domestic battery.
The department subsequently identified the resident as Johnson, who posted bond at 9:15 a.m. and was released.
Johnson is an ESPN commentator and analyst. ESPN says it was aware of the arrest and was looking into the matter.
A longtime FBI employee has been hired by the Miami Dolphins to oversee security in the wake of last year's bullying scandal.
Joe Cicini spent 23 years in the Miami division of the FBI, where he worked with the joint terrorism task force and special events task force. He has provided crisis management training to the NFL, MLB, NBA, colleges and universities.
COLLEGES Center Ibrahima Diallo of Senegal has signed a letter of intent to play at Rutgers next season. Coach Eddie Jordan announced the signing of the 6-foot-10 Diallo. Diallo averaged 13.0 points and 15.0 rebounds at Quality Education Academy in Winston Salem, N.C.
Rose Katz has been named head women's basketball coach at Arcadia University. Before joining Arcadia, Katz was head basketball coach at Emory and Henry College, where she turned around a struggling program.
ARENA FOOTBALL The Soul (2-3) will put their two-game winning streak on the line in the Arena Football League's game of the week against the Iowa Barnstormers (3-2) at the Wells Fargo Center on Sunday at 4 p.m. The game will be televised on ESPN2. This will mark the first Arena League game on an ESPN network since ArenaBowl XXII, when the Soul defeated the San Jose SaberCats, 59-56, to win their first championship on July 27, 2008.
INDOOR LACROSSE Wings players will host a lacrosse demonstration and fan fest at Rittenhouse Square Park on Tuesday at 11:45 a.m. The fan fest is a preview to fan appreciation night on Saturday in the Wings' home finale at Wells Fargo Center. They will play the Colorado Mammoth at 7:30 p.m.
TENNIS Kaia Kanepi of Estonia defeated lucky loser Johanna Konta of Britain, 7-6 (4), 6-4, to advance to the second round of the Porsche Grand Prix in Stuttgart, Germany. Konta lost her qualifier to Italy's Giola Barbieri but was given a place in the first round when former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki pulled out of the tournament with a left wrist injury.
- Inquirer wire services