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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."

Although no action will be taken now, 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. He faces the strong possibility of being suspended by the NFL to begin the 2014 season.

Smith has 42 regular-season sacks through his first three NFL seasons since being a first-round pick out of Missouri in 2011. He will turn 25 on Sept. 25.

---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 956sports.com 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.

Kolb spent his first four NFL seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles before signing a five-year, $64 million deal with the Arizona Cardinals in 2011. He went 6-8 as a starter in two seasons with Arizona before joining the Bills last offseason.

---Rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel apparently isn't heeding the advice of Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and other former NFL Hall of Famers.

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

Pictures of Manziel with the two were posted online by Bieber. Police were called to the house twice -- once because of noise and also because of the crowd of fans gathered outside the home.

Last week, Hall of Famers Emmitt Smith and Joe Montana suggested that Manziel could be hurting his career with his public escapades. Haslam also wants the quarterback to tone it down, according to an ESPN report. Manziel defending himself, saying he's all business when it comes to football.

---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.

Colledge is familiar with Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin, who was the Packers' offensive line coach in 2006 and offensive coordinator from 2007-11. Colledge has appeared in 128 career games, including 124 starts.

The Dolphins also announced linebacker Marcus Thompson was waived Tuesday.

---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.

Dareus appeared before Hamburg (N.Y.) Town Justice Gerald Gorman who set the nonjury trial for Sept. 9. 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 al.com. In addition to reckless endangerment, Dareus was charged with reckless driving, participating in an illegal speed contest and other traffic violations, including leaving the scene of a property-damage accident, failure to keep right, speeding and making an unsafe lane change.

---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.

Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee, who suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee on May 27, was placed on injured reserve, the Dallas Morning News also reported.

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