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49ers GM: NFL discipline on Smith could come soon

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith takes a break during NFL football training camp Friday, July 25, 2014, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke said Saturday that he expects the NFL’s decision on a possible suspension for linebacker Aldon Smith to be announced soon, perhaps even before the preseason begins Aug. 7.

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Giants acquire righty Jake Peavy from Red Sox

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jake Peavy works against the Toronto Blue Jays during the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, July 22, 2014 in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants boosted their rotation for the stretch run by acquiring right-hander Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox on Saturday for a pair of minor league pitchers.

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QB McCown likes the way Bucs are coming together

Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith walks on the field with Brandon Myers (82) and Josh McCown (12) during the NFL football team's training camp Friday, July 25, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Tampa Bay Times, Eve Edelheit)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Josh McCown expects the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to be better this season. He’s just reluctant to speculate how much.

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Roethlisberger OK with choice to wait on new deal

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger says his contract situation won’t be a distraction as he prepares for the 2014 season.

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Cardinals sign veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski

CHICAGO (AP) — For A.J. Pierzynski, the opportunity for a fresh start with a perennial contender was too good to pass up.

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