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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Mid-America sports news from The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A person familiar with the situation says Chiefs linebacker Joe Mays will have surgery on his wrist after hurting it in a preseason game against Carolina and could miss the start of the season. The Chiefs play the Vikings in their third preseason game tomorrow night. Mays signed a $6 million, two-year contract with the Chiefs in the offseason.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The man who performs as the Kansas City Chiefs' mascot has reached a legal settlement over severe injuries he suffered last November while practicing a zip line routine. Lawyers for Dan Meers say the terms prevent disclosure of the dollar amount or the parties involved. Attorney Tim Dollar says Meers is still recovering and is talking with the Chiefs about a modified role as KC Wolf in the future.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Chiefs have acquired safety Kelcie McCray from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for offensive guard Rishaw Johnson in a move that should bolster depth for both teams. McCray entered the league with Miami as an undrafted free agent out of Arkansas State. He's appeared in 15 games over the past two seasons with the Dolphins and Buccaneers.

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Russell Hansbrough had a 55-yard scoring run against the second-team defense at a scrimmage that ended Missouri's training camp. Running backs combined for 208 yards on 23 carries and two touchdowns for the 24th-ranked Tigers yesterday. Marcus Murphy had 54 yards on five carries. Freshman Trevon Walters had a 1-yard TD run and Ish Witters had 67 yards on seven carries.

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