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Smith plans to meet soon with Commissioner Goodell

San Francisco 49ers' Vernon Davis talks to reporters during an NFL football training camp on Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith expects to sit down with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell “in the near future” to discuss any potential suspension for his off-field issues.

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AP source: Gordon to meet with league Aug. 1

This is a June 3, 2014 file photo showing Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon walking off the field after organized team activities at the NFL football team's facility in Berea, Ohio. A person with knowledge of the meeting tells The Associated Press that Gordon will have a hearing with NFL officials in New York on Aug. 1. Gordon was arrested this month on charges of driving while intoxicated after speeding down a street in Raleigh, North Carolina.  (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns may soon learn whether they’ll have Josh Gordon this season.

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Punished Priefer: ‘I went way below the bar’

Minnesota Vikings special team coordinator Mike Priefer speaks to the media at the team's training camp in Mankato, Minn. Thursday, July 24, 2014.  The Vikings report to camp with the off-the-field distraction of the lawsuit brought by former punter Chris Kluwe over alleged discrimination, following a six-month investigation that resulted in a three-game suspension of Priefer for an anti-gay remark.  (AP Photo/The St. Paul Pioneer Press, John Autey)  MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE OUT

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings could hardly hold training camp without some kind of controversy or sideshow.

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Peterson reports to training camp _ with a ring

In this July 20, 2014 photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson poses with his wife Ashley Peterson during the Starkey Red Carpet Gala in St. Paul, Minn. Adrian Peterson has arrived at training camp with a different look: a ring on his finger. The star running back reported Thursday, July 24, 2014 with the rest of the Vikings to the Minnesota State University campus and confirmed he married his longtime girlfriend, Ashley Brown, just five days earlier. (AP Photo/The St. Paul Pioneer Press, Sherri LaRose-Chiglo)  MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE OUT

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Adrian Peterson has arrived at training camp with a different look: a ring on his finger.

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Rookie MLB Kennard making early impact

New York Giants' Devon Kennard practices during a NFL football camp in East Rutherford, N.J., Wednesday, July 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Jon Beason turned around the New York Giants’ defense last season. Jameel McClain was signed as a free agent in March.

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