The Brainerd Warriors have been seeded sixth in the Section 7, Class 2A boys' hockey tournament and will play at No. 3 Forest Lake in the quarterfinals 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Other quarterfinal matchups Tuesday include No. 8 Cambridge-Isanti at No. 1 Duluth East, No. 7 St. Francis at No. 2 Cloquet-Esko and No. 5 Grand Rapids at No. 4 Greenway.
Semifinals are noon and 3 p.m. Saturday and the championship 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center.
Skiles steps down
PHOENIX (AP) -- Scott Skiles stepped down as coach of the disappointing Phoenix Suns and was replaced by assistant Frank Johnson.
The Suns, who have made the playoffs every year since the 1987-88 season, currently are out of postseason contention with a 25-26 record. They fell under the .500 mark by losing their past two games.
The 43-year-old Johnson, the first black head coach in franchise history, plans no immediate lineup changes. He said he believes the Suns need fine-tuning to turn around their season of underachievement.
Former player's lawyer denies report
ALEXANDRIA TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) -- A lawyer for former basketball star Jayson Williams has denied a newspaper report that his client was playfully handling a gun when a limousine driver was fatally shot.
Williams had been showing off his shotgun at his mansion, flipping it around, when it suddenly went off, The Star-Ledger of Newark reported, citing unidentified sources.
Mattiace finally wins
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- After 220 tries, Len Mattiace finally won on the PGA Tour.
Mattiace closed with a 3-under 68 and took advantage of a late collapse by crowd favorite Scott McCarron to win the Nissan Open, becoming the third first-time winner on tour this year.
Mattiace has never finished higher than 61st on the money list in seven years and came to Riviera Country Club as the 157th player in the world ranking.
Rory Sabbatini failed to get up-and-down for birdie from left of the 17th and finished one stroke back after a 68, along with Brad Faxon.
Chris DiMarco had a 68 and tied for sixth, becoming the first player to surpass the $1 million mark on tour this year.
LUTZ, Fla. (AP) -- Doug Tewell saved par with an 18-foot putt from the fringe after hitting into the water on the par-5 12th and then held off Hale Irwin and Bruce Fleisher to win the Senior PGA Tour Verizon Classic by one shot.
Tewell, who shot 2-under 69, won $225,000 for his fifth victory on the senior tour, one more than he had in nearly 25 years on the PGA Tour. He was the only player in the field to shoot three rounds in the 60s.
CITRUS HILLS, Fla. (AP) -- A frail Ted Williams made a brief and emotional surprise visit at a ceremony honoring Cal Ripken Jr., Don Mattingly and Jason Giambi at the Ted Williams Museum and Hitters Hall of Fame.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- Miami linebacker Chris Campbell, a starter on the Hurricanes national championship team, was killed in a car accident. He was 21.
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Joel Shanker of the Philadelphia Kixx scored 4:36 into overtime to give the East Division a 17-15 victory over the West in the Major Indoor Soccer League All-Star Game.
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