Brooks was ordered to appear June 6 in Boone District Court in Kentucky on a complaint filed this week by Destiny Rosich. Based on the complaint, prosecutors charged Brooks with fourth-degree assault, a misdemeanor that carries up to a year in prison.
Rosich's complaint said Brooks got into a loud disagreement with one of her neighbors in nearby Florence on April 9. When she tried to intervene, Brooks punched her in the left eye, temporarily knocking her unconscious, the complaint said.
49ers: The team signed 11 rookie free agents: linebacker Lewis Baker, offensive guard John Booker (San Jose State), linebacker Lance Brandenburgh, linebacker Ezra Butler, wide receiver Cameron Colvin (De La Salle High grad), offensive guard Brian De La Puente (Cal), tight end J.J. Finley, defensive end Louis Holmes, wide receiver Robert Jordan (Cal), safety D.J. Parker and linebacker Shaun Richardson.
Broncos: Denver quarterback Jay Cutler has been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, his business manager Marty Garafalo confirmed. Cutler found out about two weeks ago that he was diabetic and needed daily insulin injections, Garafalo told the Associated Press. He said Cutler was managing his disease and "in no way is his football career jeopardized."
"Pacman" Jones update: A man charged with shooting three people outside a Las Vegas strip club has denied he was involved and accused
Lions: Detroit signed free-agent running back Artose Pinner to a one-year deal, reacquiring a player they drafted in 2003. The 5-foot-10, 232-pound Pinner rejoins the Lions entering his sixth NFL season.
Vikings: Minnesota defensive lineman Darrion Scott has been arrested after police searched his Eden Prairie, Minn., residence. Police say Scott was booked into the Hennepin County jail Wednesday on suspicion of assault and malicious punishment of a child.
Seahawks: Seattle defensive tackle Marcus Tubbs, a former No. 1 draft choice, recently underwent arthroscopic surgery to clean up his chronically injured right knee, ESPN.com reported. The procedure is expected to keep him out of this weekend's minicamp, but it does give the team some hope he may be ready by the regular season.
Steroids: A convicted steroids dealer was sentenced in federal court in Texas, and told the judge that the drugs he sold ended up in the hands of NFL players. David Jacobs, 35, was sentenced to three years probation and fined $25,000. After the sentencing, he told reporters that he would not name the players whom he says used the steroids he sold.