(CBS) — A writer for Sports Illustrated has been charged with hitting a cab driver in Chicago early Saturday morning.

Chicago Police say 27-year-old Robert Klemko is charged with misdemeanor battery and criminal trespass after a fight with a cab driver. Police say Klemko got into a verbal altercation with the driver, hit him and took off in his cab around 12:55 a.m. Saturday in the 900 block of Pine Grove.

Klemko covers pro football for Sports Illustrated. He will be in court November 13.

Last August, Klemko was arrested while covering the unrest in Ferguson, Mo. and live-tweeted his arrest.