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[July 02, 2014]  July 1 (The Sports Xchange) - The Los Angeles City Attorney's Office will not file a charge against San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Aldon Smith stemming from his April arrest for making a false bomb threat at Los Angeles International Airport.

Smith will face a hearing on July 30 to discuss the matter, Los Angeles City Attorney's Office spokesman Frank Mateljan told USA Today Sports by email Tuesday.

"A City Attorney Office hearing is administered by members of the City Attorney's office in lieu of a criminal filing," Mateljan wrote in the email. "Involved parties are scheduled to attend and give their account of the incident. The individuals are then admonished about the applicable laws and given suggestions on how to avoid similar incidents in the future."

The office reserves the right to file charges up to one year after the April 13 incident.

Smith, 24, has faced a tumultuous year with several off-field incidents. He missed five games after voluntarily checking himself into a substance abuse program, and faces a July 25 sentencing hearing on weapons and DUI charges from two unrelated incidents.

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Free agent quarterback Kevin Kolb was arrested and charged with boating while intoxicated over the weekend in South Texas, according to multiple reports.

Kolb was arrested on Saturday and released on $3,000 bond, with the story originally reported by and confirmed through the Willacy County Sheriff's office.

Kolb, 29, missed all of last season following a concussion suffered during training camp and was released by the Buffalo Bills in March after failing a physical.

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Rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel apparently is not heeding the advice of Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and former NFL Hall of Famers.

Manziel, who said last week that he would not change his lifestyle for anyone, spent Monday night partying in Hollywood with pop star Justin Bieber, boxing champion Floyd Mayweather and Tyrese.

Police were called to the house twice - once because of noise and also because of the crowd of fans gathered outside the home.

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The Miami Dolphins signed Daryn Colledge to a one-year deal to bolster their depth along their revamped offensive line.

Colledge spent the past three seasons with the Arizona Cardinals following five seasons with the Green Bay Packers.

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Two days after the Bills kick off their 2014 NFL regular season, Buffalo defensive tackle Marcell Dareus is scheduled to appear in court to face street racing charges.

If convicted of the most serious of the charges - reckless endangerment in the second degree - Dareus could face up to a year in jail.

Dareus crashed a 2012 Jaguar into a tree outside a restaurant after crossing two lanes of oncoming traffic in the afternoon on May 30, according to

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The Dallas Cowboys acquired linebacker Rolando McClain from the Baltimore Ravens on Tuesday. In return, the Cowboys will send a sixth-round draft pick for the 24-year-old McClain and a seventh-round pick from the Ravens. (Editing by Gene Cherry)

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