PARIS -- Seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher was in critical condition after undergoing brain surgery following a weekend skiing accident that has stunned drivers, fans and athletes around the world.
The Grenoble University Hospital Center said the retired racing driver arrived at the clinic in a coma on Sunday and underwent immediate surgery for a serious head trauma.
It was not clear whether the 44-year-old Schumacher was still in a coma but the hospital statement, which was signed by a neurosurgeon, an anesthesiologist and Marc Penaud, the hospital's deputy director, said "he remains in a critical condition."
Schumacher fell while skiing off-piste in Meribel in the French Alps on Sunday morning and hit his head on a rock, according to a statement from the resort. Resort managers said he had been wearing a helmet and was conscious when rescuers first responded to the scene.
Cavs fall in OT: Stephen Curry scored 29 points and made a clutch jumper with 13.5 seconds left as the Golden State Warriors opened a long road trip with their fifth straight victory, 108-104 in overtime against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday.
Kyrie Irving scored 27 for Cleveland, which dropped its fifth straight and lost its third tight game in a row. The Cavs lost by three in Boston on Saturday and two in double-overtime against Atlanta on Thursday.
Henry injured: Xavier Henry strained his knee in the first quarter of the Lakers' game against Philadelphia on Sunday night, leaving Los Angeles without yet another ball-handling guard.
Henry didn't return to the game after playing 41⁄2 scoreless minutes. He will have an MRI exam today.
Fan feared for his life: A Denver Broncos fan said he thought he might die when he was stabbed five times outside Sports Authority Field after a game against San Diego this month.
Matt DeHerrera said one stab wound was just above his heart and all were near vital organs, the Pueblo Chieftain reported Sunday.
Justin Lee Manzanares, 29, was arrested for investigation of assault. No listed phone number could be found for him.
UCF hires Ferraro: Central Florida has hired longtime NFL assistant Paul Ferraro to be defensive coordinator next season.
He replaces Jim Flemming, who left to become head coach at Rhode Island.
Neither Flemming nor Ferraro will coach the 15th-ranked Knights in the Fiesta Bowl against No. 6 Baylor on New Year's Day.
Blue Jackets lose: James Neal scored three times and had two assists, and Sidney Crosby scored the go-ahead goal and set up two other tallies to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins past the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-3 on Sunday night.
Brandon Dubinsky, Corey Tropp and Nikita Nikitin scored for the Blue Jackets before their biggest home crowd of the season, 18,871. Nikitin also had an assist.
U.S. beats Germany: Notre Dame's Vince Hinostroza helped the defending champion United States wrap up a spot in the playoff round in the world junior hockey tournament, scoring twice and adding two assists in an 8-0 victory over Germany on Sunday.
Boston University's Matt Grzelcyk had a goal and two assists. The United States (3-0-0) will finish Group A play Tuesday against Canada (1-0-1).
Wrestler goes Down Under: A southeastern Michigan man is seeking his fortune as a professional wrestler Down Under, bringing with him a professional name that's a nod to his home state. Adrian resident James Hamblin plans to travel to Sydney, Australia, in June. He says he'll wrestle under the professional name "The Maize Rage Rampage," a reference to the University of Michigan.
No date set for Vonn: Lindsey Vonn's head coach says no date has been set for the injured skier's return to the World Cup, and that she might not compete at all before the Sochi Olympics in February.