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

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - Former North Carolina defensive tackle Dee Hardison, who went on to play 11 seasons in the National Football League, has died. He was 61. Hardison was named to The Associated Press All-America first team in 1977. He started on a defense that led the Tar Heels to an 8-3-1 record and a final ranking of 17th in the AP poll.

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Right-hander Adam Wainwright was placed on the 10-day disabled list by the St. Louis Cardinals because of right elbow inflammation. The 36-year-old is 1-2 with a 3.45 ERA in three starts. He had been scheduled to start Tuesday against the New York Mets. St. Louis made the move retroactive to Friday. Right-hander John Brebbia was recalled from Triple-A Memphis.

(AP) - Kansas City Chiefs draft capsule

RIDGEDALE, Mo. (AP) - Kirk Triplett holed out from a bunker for birdie on the first playoff hole in the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf to lift himself and partner Paul Broadhurst past Bernhard Langer and Tom Lehman. Broadhurst and Triplett closed with a 6-under 48 on the Top of the Rock par-3 course to match Langer and Lehman at 24 under. Langer and Lehman had a 47.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A two-year-old pup once destined to be euthanized was crowned the winner of Sunday's "Beautiful Bulldog Contest" at Drake University. The annual tongue-in-cheek pageant for English bulldogs, now in its 39 year, is the unofficial start to this week's Drake Relays track meet. This year's champion, "Bow-Z," hails from nearby Pella, Iowa. She was set to be put down as a puppy because of various physical ailments but was re-routed to a no-kill shelter instead.

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