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CINCINNATI, Ohio -- Right tackle Andre Smith missed the start of the Cincinnati Bengals mandatory minicamp on Tuesday, drawing a fine from the club. Comprar Adidas Falcon baratas . Smith skipped the teams voluntary workouts the past three weeks for personal reasons, but was expected to be in Cincinnati on Tuesday for the mandatory minicamp. Coach Marvin Lewis said hell miss all three days. Lewis said Smiths absence was unrelated to his arrest last January for having a .38-calibre handgun in his carry-on luggage at an airport in Atlanta. "Hes really dealing with something hes got to get through," Lewis said. "We would have hoped he would have been here and picked up on some of the things we felt like were good to work on at this point in the year for himself personally with football." Lewis said Smith should be able to catch up on what he misses during the first week of training camp in July. He decided that Smith would be fined for his absence. "I have to be fair," Lewis said. "I mean, we are not necessarily dealing with a death in the family or something like that, or your wife is having a baby or so forth. In this case, this is something there has to be ramifications from this." Left tackle Andrew Whitworth figured that Smith, who signed a three-year deal to stay in April, will get up to speed quickly when he rejoins the team. Smith, a first-round pick in 2009, is coming off one of his best seasons. "He will be prepared," Whitworth said, "and when it is time to be with us, he will be ready." Cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones worked out with the team on Tuesday afternoon, a day after he was arrested on an assault charge. Jones declined to answer questions. His attorney entered a plea of not guilty on his behalf Tuesday. Jones could be punished by the league for his latest arrest. "The situation Adam Jones is in obviously is not something you want to get involved in," Lewis said. "Its unfortunate that hes in this situation. Thats really about all I can add to it." Jones has revived his career in Cincinnati. The cornerback was the sixth overall pick in 2005 but repeatedly got in trouble off the field with Tennessee, resulting in repeated suspensions. He missed the entire 2007 season on suspension and sat out the 2009 season when no team was interested. The Bengals gave him another chance and he has taken advantage of it. He started five games last season and played in all of them, becoming a valuable third cornerback. He also returned punts and ran one back 81 yards for a touchdown. Jones could be punished by the league for his latest arrest. He wasnt suspended for an arrest in July 2011, when he was accused of being disorderly, shouting profanities and trying to pull away as officers arrested him at a bar in downtown Cincinnati. As part of an agreement to settle that case, he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanour count of disorderly conduct in Hamilton County Municipal Court and was sentenced to one year of probation and 50 hours of community service. Hed stayed out of trouble until his arrest this week. "Its not going to change how I look at Adam," safety Reggie Nelson said. "Adams a great guy. Hes my friend. Its not like Im going to stop being friends with him because of the situation hes in right now. Hes got to stay focused and let it take care of itself. Whats done is done. "He cant go back and change it." ------ NOTES: CB Dre Kirkpatrick wont fully participate in minicamp as he recovers from an injured left knee that forced him to miss training camp last year and the end of the season. "Dre is not completely ready to go yet," Lewis said. "Hes doing well though. Hes just got to get some final clearance from the (doctors) that did the work with him." ... RB Bernard Scott, who tore the ACL in his left knee last October, also isnt ready to practice. Lewis said the team should be close to full strength when training camp begins. Comprar Adidas Ultra Boost Baratas . Cuban testified Thursday that he was upset when the companys CEO told him news that would reduce the value of his shares, for which hed paid $7.5 million. But he said he did nothing improper when he sold those shares over the next two days. Adidas NMD CS2 Baratas . - NASCAR announced a 33-race schedule for the 2014 Nationwide Series with virtually no changes from this years slate. . 31, the CFL club announced Monday. The team also has yet to decide on the future of Doug Berry, who began the season as a consultant to the head coach but took over the offensive co-ordinators duties in July. GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Rescheduling the LSU-Florida?game might not be as easy as it seems for the Southeastern Conference.The SEC postponed the game scheduled for Saturday because of Hurricane Matthew, which was bearing down Thursday on Floridas east coast. The league said it will work with both universities to reschedule the game later in the season, if possible.The schools have different opinions on how it should be handled, and ultimately, the league will have to decide.The 18th-ranked Gators (4-1, 2-1 SEC) want to play the game Nov. 19 in Gainesville and offered that scenario during conversations on Wednesday and Thursday. But sources told ESPN and The Associated Press that LSU turned down that offer.Florida and LSU each play nonconference games at home that Saturday and would need to buy out those opponents, South Alabama for the Tigers and Presbyterian for the Gators. LSU (3-2, 2-1) would be on the hook for $1.5 million to South Alabama, and Florida would have to pay $500,000 to Presbyterian of the FCS.Buying out South Alabama would mean the Tigers would end the regular season with three consecutive road games -- against Arkansas (Nov. 12), Florida (Nov. 19) and Texas A&M (Nov. 24).We told the league were 100 percent committed to whatever scenario they can come up with, said Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley. Certainly we dont have a consistent open date. ... Its not as easy sometimes as it seems and involves other games, it involves other teams, it involves television contracts, whatever have you.Whatever scenario they come up with, were going to be in favor of. We want to play the football game.LSU surely would rather not play three straight league games on the road, especially considering the last one, against the Aggies, is during a shortened week. Adidas Gazelle Hombre Baratas. It also would mean giving up a home game and losing revenue for the school and the city.So the Tigers are likely to push for a cancellation of the game.The SEC has an insurance policy that covers lost game revenue for all 14 schools, but its unclear how much it would cover in this scenario.Theres insurance and scenarios and TV and all those type of things, Foley said. Thats why it will be handled in the league. The money is not an issue. Can it be worked out? Those are conversations that you probably need to hold with the Southeastern Conference. If it can be worked out, well be thrilled, excited and ready to play that football game and I know our fans will be, too.LSU offered to host the game in Baton Rouge on Sunday, but Foley said it would be almost impossible to accommodate that request, which we greatly appreciated.Added Foley: To try to put a road trip together of 150-plus people in a day and half, not knowing the condition of the roads, not knowing the conditions of the airports, trying to get equipment out there. Again, not in the best interest of safety, not in the best interest of people that would be involved in that trip. ... People in this state may be dealing with stuff that is far more significant, far more serious. So that really didnt work, either.I really understand the interest in the game, peoples desire to play the game. At the end of the day, we make these decisions based on what matters, and peoples safety is what matters. Thats why the decision was made as it did. It took as long as it did because a lot of moving parts. ' ' '