A football player and a women’s basketball player from the University of Missouri were injured after their car flipped Sunday afternoon in Columbia, Mo.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Harold Brantley, a defensive lineman, was seriously injured in the on U.S. Hwy. 63. The patrol report said Madeleine Stock, a women’s basketball player, sustained minor injuries.
A University of Missouri Hospital spokeswoman said Brantley was in serious condition Sunday evening and Stock was treated and released.
The report said Brantley overcorrected after driving off the left side of the highway. The car then slid off the right side of the road, struck a guardrail and overturned. The patrol said Brantley and Stock weren’t wearing seatbelts.
Teen wins twice on weekend
Erik Jones took the lead from Ryan Blaney with 11 laps remaining and held on to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series AttiCat 300 at Chicagoland Speedway.
According to NASCAR, Jones, 19, is the youngest driver to win two NASCAR national series races in the same weekend. A driver for the Joe Gibbs racing team, he won the NASCAR truck race at Iowa Speedway on Friday night.
Rosberg outdoes Hamilton
Nico Rosberg overtook teammate and pole sitter Lewis Hamilton on the first turn and went on to win the Austrian Grand Prix. Rosberg won the event for the second year in a row. It was the 11th victory of his career and his third victory this season. Hamilton finished second, sitting in that position throughout the race.
Federer gears up for Wimbledon
Roger Federer defeated Italy’s Andreas Seppi 7-6 (1), 6-4 in the final of the Gerry Weber Open title in Halle, Germany, to become the third player in the Open era to win at least eight titles at a single tournament.
It’s Federer’s fourth title of the season — and the 15th of his career on grass — and a timely boost for Wimbledon eight days before the tournament begins.
Murray wins Queen’s Club title
Andy Murray claimed his 34th career title with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over unseeded South African Kevin Anderson in the final of the grass-court Queen’s Club tournament in London.
Earlier Sunday, Murray completed a 6-3, 7-6 (4) semifinal win over Serbia’s Viktor Troicki after rain stopped play Saturday.
• Angelique Kerber beat Karolina Pliskova 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-6 (4) in the final of the Aegon Classic in Birmingham, England, to clinch her first grass-court title.
Around the Horn
Soccer: Playing without suspended star Neymar, Brazil beat Venezuela 2-1 to reach the Copa America quarterfinals in Chile. The final match in group play set up the quarterfinal pairings with Chile vs. Uruguay on Wednesday, Bolivia vs. Peru on Thursday, Argentina vs. Colombia on Friday and Brazil vs. Paraguay on Saturday.
WNBA: The Connecticut Sun (6-1) won its sixth game in a row, defeating the Sparks 76-68 in Los Angeles. The Sparks (0-4) are off to their worst start in franchise history.
Cycling: Simon Spilak won the Tour de Suisse by just 5 seconds, climbing from third to first with a second-place finish in the 24-mile time-trial stage on the ninth and final day of the last major Tour de France warmup.
Golf: Canadian teen Brooke Henderson won the Four Winds Invitational in South Bend, Ind., to become the third-youngest winner in Symetra Tour history. The 17-year-old closed with a 3-under 69 for a two-stroke victory.