St. Cloud Tech rallied from a 4-0 deficit to nip the Brainerd Warriors 5-4 in junior varsity boys' hockey Saturday.
Tyler Peterson and David Meyer each scored two goals for Brainerd. Assists went to Morgan Shepherd, Joe Holden, Gregg Day, Mike Solinger, Ryan Obeidzinski and Mark Norman.
Goalie Ryan Bodell made 32 saves for Brainerd.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Gustavo Kuerten was upset in the first round, and Andre Agassi and Serena Williams pulled out of their matches during a busy opening day at the Australian Open.
Kuerten, the three-time French Open champion and former No. 1, lacked his usual zip and received treatment for upper leg pain in wasting a two-set lead and losing 3-6, 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-3 to Julien Boutter of France, ranked No. 53.
Agassi injured his right wrist in an exhibition loss Saturday to Pete Sampras and, after meeting with the tournament director and doctor, advised organizers late Sunday that he was pulling out.
Agassi, seeded third, was trying to become the first man to win three consecutive Australian Open titles since Roy Emerson, who won five in a row from 1963-67.
Serena Williams twisted her ankle playing Meghann Shaughnessy in a semifinal last Friday in Sydney, but waited until matches started on outside courts to inform organizers of her withdrawal.
CHICAGO (AP) -- After years and years of being on the receiving end of the Hack-a-Shaq defense, Shaquille O'Neal finally snapped when he was fouled hard by Brad Miller and Charles Oakley of the Chicago Bulls.
O'Neal immediately went after Miller and threw two roundhouse punches while Miller had his back turned. The first punch was the most ferocious, and fortunately it missed. The second one connected before O'Neal and Miller fell to the floor and a full-scale melee broke out. A multi-game suspension seemed likely.
Red Sox reconfirm sale decision
BOSTON (AP) -- The owners of the Boston Red Sox declined to pursue a $700 million offer to buy the team because it was too late, and they reconfirmed their Dec. 20 decision to accept a $660 million bid from a group led by Florida financier John Henry.
Meanwhile, Massachusetts Attorney General Thomas Reilly is trying to determine if baseball commissioner Bud Selig's office improperly guided the Red Sox into accepting the Henry group's bid.
Parry triumphs in New Zealand
PARAPARAUMU BEACH, New Zealand (AP) -- Playing the New Zealand Open on his 36th birthday, Craig Parry went to the 18th hole one shot behind Michael Campbell. When he walked off the final green, Parry had a two-shot lead after his own birdie and Campbell's double-bogey at 17.
The swing eventually became a one-shot victory when Campbell birdied 18.
Tiger Woods had a 69 to finish in a tie for sixth, six strokes behind Parry.
Bobsledder files grievance
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Jen Davidson filed a grievance with the U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Federation against former partner Jean Racine, demanding a race-off and calling Racine's choice of another brakewoman unfair.
A week before December's Olympic trials, Racine surprised Davidson when she chose Gea Johnson to be her brakewoman.
WENGEN, Switzerland (AP) -- Ivica Kostelic of Croatia won a World Cup race for the second time, capturing the slalom. Bode Miller of the United States finished sixth.
WILLINGEN, Germany (AP) -- Austria overcame two more spectacular leaps by German star Sven Hannawald to win a team event in World Cup ski jumping.
Austria ended a six-year title drought in the team competition. Finland was second and Germany third.
NOVE MESTO, Czech Republic (AP) -- Fabio Maj led Italy's second team to victory in an 18-kilometer World Cup race in freestyle cross country. Julia Tchepalova's Russian team dominated the 9-kilometer women's sprint.
OBERHOF, Germany (AP) -- Olena Zubrilova of Ukraine won a 12.5-kilometer biathlon World Cup event for her first victory of the season.
ALPE D'HUEZ, France (AP) -- Finnish snowboarder Heikki Sorsa won a World Cup half-pipe event and Frenchwoman Cecile Alzina captured the women's event.
RAMSAU, Austria (AP) -- Austria's Felix Gottwald won a World Cup Nordic combined event for his sixth victory this season.
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- Hiroshi Masuoka of Japan won his first Dakar Rally, ending a grueling 17-day trek through France, Spain and the Sahara desert.
Masuoka and Pascal Maimon, his co-driver from France, crossed the finish line with a lead of 22 minutes, 1 second over last year's winner, Jutta Kleinschmidt of Germany.
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