Time Out – July 27

Ferrari driver Felipe Massa remained in “life-threatening” but stable condition on Sunday following surgery on multiple skull fractures

Massa stable

Ferrari driver Felipe Massa remained in “life-threatening” but stable condition on Sunday following surgery on multiple skull fractures. Peter Bazso, the AEK hospital medical director, told reporters that Massa would remain sedated until today, but will be woken up periodically during that time. When asked whether Massa’s life remained in danger, Bazso answered: “Yes, of course.” Bazso said doctors were able to “remove the broken bones and stabilize the area,” which was necessary since Massa arrived with “an open skull fracture and a contusion.” He did not specify how long it would take Massa to recover, or whether there would be any long-term effects of the injury. Bazso said a CT scan revealed “expected results after an operation of this type.” The spring from Rubens Barrichello’s Brawn GP car bounced into Massa’s helmet as he reached speeds of about 120 m.p.h. during qualifying for the Hungarian GP on Saturday. The impact concussed Massa, who then plowed into the protective tire barrier.


Today

• Golf: PGA of Alberta men’s championship at River Bend.

• Senior men’s baseball: North Star vs. Lacombe Stone & Granite, 7 and 9 p.m., Great Chief Park 1; Printing Place vs. Sylvan Relics, 7 p.m., Great Chief Park 2.

Tuesday

• Golf: PGA of Alberta men’s championship at River Bend.

• Golf: Alberta senior women’s championship at Innisfail.

• Senior men’s baseball: Cheers Pub vs. Printing Place, 7 p.m., Great Chief Park 2.

• Ladies fastball: Red Deer Ladies Fastball Associatrion final, Red Deer Panthers vs. Red Deer Sliders, first game, best-of-three, 7 p.m. Great Chief Park.


On the tube

• Baseball: Yankees at Tampa Bay, 5 p.m.; Toronto at Seattle, 8 p.m., Sportsnet.

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