Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.
Verstappen wins crazy German GP as Hamilton extends lead
Max Verstappen made five pitstops, spun and then won a crazy German Grand Prix on Sunday while Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton had a nightmare afternoon but still stretched his overall lead to 41 points. Five-times champion Hamilton finished 11th on track before a final twist lifted the Mercedes driver to ninth after post-race penalties elsewhere.
Bernal claims Colombia's first Tour de France title
Egan Bernal became the first Colombian to win the Tour de France when he retained the overall leader's yellow jersey after Sunday's 21st and final stage won by Caleb Ewan of Australia. The 22-year-old Bernal, the youngest rider to win the race in 110 years, gave Team Ineos -- formerly Team Sky -- their seventh title in the last eight editions.
Cycling: Froome ahead of schedule in recovery, says Brailsford
Chris Froome's recovery from his horrific crash is "ahead of schedule", leaving Team Ineos hopeful that he will be back at next year's Tour de France seeking to regain his title. Team principal Dave Brailsford broke the news of the four-time champion's encouraging progress on the day Ineos were celebrating their one-two at the Tour with new champion Egan Bernal and Geraint Thomas taking the top two spots on the Paris podium.
Golf: Koepka dominates one-sided bout with McIlroy in Memphis
A potential blockbuster bout between Brooks Koepka and Rory McIlroy turned instead into a technical knockout as the American clinched an emphatic three-stroke victory at the WGC-St. Jude Invitational in Memphis on Sunday. Koepka proverbially stomped on McIlroy's throat early in the final round and never eased up on his out-of-sorts rival at TPC Southwind in an emphatic demonstration of why he is world number one and the sport's undeniable king.
MLB roundup: Hiura blasts walk-off HR in 10th for Brewers
Keston Hiura hit a two-run walkoff homer to cap a three-run 10th inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 on Saturday night. Albert Almora, Jr. homered leading off the 10th to give the Cubs a 3-2 lead, but Milwaukee's Christian Yelich answered with a homer off Cubs closer Craig Kimbrel (0-2) leading off the bottom of the inning. Tyler Saladino followed with a walk, and Huira lined a 1-2 pitch to right for his 11th homer of the season.
Swimming: Incredible Scott split helps Britain to medley relay gold
Duncan Scott swam the second-fastest relay split of all time in the anchor leg of the men's 4x100m medley on Sunday, overhauling his U.S. and Russian rivals to secure gold for Britain and deny Caeleb Dressel a seventh world title in Gwangju. Britain's come-from-behind victory came in the penultimate event of a pulsating last night in the pool. It came just before the U.S. women set a world record to win the medley relay, with Regan Smith breaking the backstroke record in the lead-off leg.
Games: Mexico celebrates on Peru Independence Day at Pan Ams
It might have been Peru's Independence Day but it was Mexico doing much of the celebrating at the Pan Am Games on Sunday as they continued their spectacular start in Lima, claiming gold in the women's mountain bike and taekwondo. Heading into the evening sessions, Mexico was sitting top the medal table with eight golds and 20 medals overall, ahead of the U.S. on five golds and 15 medals.
Tennis: Basilashvili outlasts Rublev to defend Hamburg title
Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili won the Hamburg European Open for a second consecutive year, beating Andrey Rublev 7-5 4-6 6-3 in the final on Sunday. Fourth seed Basilashvili won 81% of his first-serve points and struck 26 forehand winners to record his 12th straight win on Hamburg clay, which includes 10 main draw victories.
U.S. teen wins $3 million at video game tournament Fortnite World Cup
American teenager Kyle Giersdorf won $3 million on Sunday in New York after taking the top prize in a tournament for the popular online video game Fortnite. Geirsdorf, 16, from Pennsylvania, was one of at least 100 players competing for $30 million in total prize money, as the booming popularity of video and online games has drawn top-dollar investments and fueled the emerging professional sport.
Retired baseball star David Ortiz released from hospital after shooting
Retired Boston Red Sox baseball player David Ortiz has been released from the hospital after he was shot in the Dominican Republic last month, a representative for the Red Sox said. Ortiz, known as "Big Papi," was recovering in Massachusetts General Hospital from wounds he suffered when he was shot at an open-air nightclub in the capital of his native country on June 9.