Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.
MLB notebook: Jays send Stroman to Mets
The Toronto Blue Jays traded right-handed pitcher Marcus Stroman and cash to the New York Mets for minor league pitchers Anthony Kay, a left-hander, and righty Simeon Woods-Richardson, both teams announced via Twitter on Sunday. Raised on Long Island, the 28-year-old Stroman has a 6-11 record and a 2.96 ERA in 21 starts this season. He was selected to his first All-Star team this year. In six seasons with the Blue Jays, Stroman is 47-45 with a 3.76 ERA in 789 2/3 innings.
NASCAR notebook: Despite top 5, Byron left wishing for more
You'd never know from William Byron's demeanor or his language that the 21-year-old driver of the No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet had just finished fourth in Sunday's Gander RV 400 at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa. "It was a struggle," said Byron, who restarted sixth in overtime and passed both Kyle Larson and Kevin Harvick to post his second top five of the season. "I felt like the guys did a good job with strategy, and being able to maximize on restarts. We got fortunate on a couple of things. We go on from it and move on to Watkins Glen."
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.
Muhammad sets 400m hurdles world record, Lyles wins 200m
Olympic champion Dalilah Muhammad smashed one of athletics' oldest world records when she stormed to the women's 400 meters hurdles title in 52.20 seconds at the United States championships in Iowa on Sunday. The blistering run shaved more than a tenth of a second from the previous mark of 52.34 seconds set by Russian Yuliya Pechonkina in 2003.
MLB roundup: Angels walk off, Pujols hits HR No. 650
Third baseman Matt Thaiss hit a pair of home runs, including a walk-off solo shot in the ninth, to carry the Los Angeles Angels past the Baltimore Orioles, 5-4, in Anaheim, Calif., on Sunday afternoon. Thaiss stroked a 95 mph fastball on a full count from Baltimore reliever Mychal Givens (1-5) to right-center to end the Angels' three-game losing streak and prevent the home side from being swept in the four-game series.
Swimming: Dust still to settle after dramatic world championships
If the world swimming championships in Gwangju were just a taste of what is to come at the 2020 Olympics, then in the words of recently retired Australian sprinter James Magnussen -- "Brace yourselves". A meet that was supposed to serve as an indicator of form heading into next year's Games in Tokyo, the championships delivered this and more. Much, much more.
'Coco' makes Washington main draw, will face Diyas in first round
Cori "Coco" Gauff on Sunday made it through to the main draw of the Citi Open in Washington, needing barely an hour to win her final qualifier. She will play 84th-ranked Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan in the first round in what will be Gauff's third tournament appearance in the main draw.
Smith-Schuster gets Steelers fan tickets for head tattoo
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster apparently followed through Sunday on a pledge to give a fan tickets for tattooing the Pro Bowler's signature onto his scalp. Smith-Schuster signed the fan's head -- up above the ear and slightly toward the back, next to a previous tattoo of the Steelers' logo -- on Friday during the team's practice at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pa. He told reporters afterward, "If he gets that tattooed on his head, I'll get him any tickets to any game, so if he's out there watching this ... yes."
NFL notebook: Chiefs' Hill on 'new journey' to better his life
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill, a two-time First-Team All-Pro and a three-time Pro Bowl selection, addressed the media on Sunday for the first time after a turbulent offseason and spoke of how he has embarked on a journey toward self-improvement. "I can't wait for my new journey, man. I'm excited," Hill, 25, said. "I'm working every day to be a better father, better person, better citizen, a better son, too, to my parents. ... My mom kept telling me ‘Reek, you need to grow. You need to add layers to yourself because if a tree grows, it doesn't go back.' So, I don't want to go back. I want to grow every day of my life."
U.S. teen wins $3 million at video game tournament Fortnite World Cup
American teenager Kyle Giersdorf won $3 million on Sunday after taking the top prize in a tournament in New York for the popular online video game Fortnite. Giersdorf, 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.