Marinovich ordered into drug rehabilitation program

Updated: June 3, 2005, 8:09 PM ET
Associated Press

SANTA ANA, Calif. -- Troubled former Southern California and NFL quarterback Todd Marinovich was ordered into a six-month drug rehabilitation program Friday, to be followed by six months of outpatient treatment for violating terms of his probation.

The 35-year-old Marinovich, who is in custody, appeared in Orange County Superior Court's drug court program. He was sentenced by Judge Wendy Lindley.

"It's not a drug court program," deputy district attorney Michelle Clesceri said. "It's ...

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