Arrest Warrant Issued For T.O. In California

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – An arrest warrant has been issued for former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terrell Owens after he failed to show up for a court date on child support payments.

Diana Bianchini, a spokeswoman for Owens, says the free-agent wide receiver tried to reschedule an Oct. 24 hearing in Contra Costa County Court because he had set up a televised workout for NFL teams.

According to Bianchini, Owens was looking for a new attorney and was representing himself while trying to change the court date in northern California. She says his new attorneys will deal with the warrant issued this week.

Bianchini says Owens is seeking to modify his child support payments because they were based on the approximately $12 million a year he was making in 2007 when he made the Pro Bowl with the Dallas Cowboys.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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