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August 13, 1986

GENOA, Italy (AP) _ Milan A.C. defeated Argentinos Juniors 6-5 after penalty kicks and advanced into the finals of the Columbus Cup soccer tournament.

The other finalist of the two-day, four-team competition was Italian second-division Genoa, which upset crosstown rival Sampdoria of Genoa 7-6 Tuesday in another match decided by penalty kicks.

Both matches at the Luigi Ferraris stadium of this Italian port city had ended in 1-1 draws after the regular 90 minutes.

Genoa and Milan will in play Wednesday’s final, while the Argentine team and Sampdoria will meet for third place.

The Columbus Cup was organized in the frame of the Colombian celebrations in the hometown of the Italian navigator. Organizers said it will be continued on a yearly basis through 1992, the 500th anniversary of America’s discovery.


NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Four young golfers from Arizona, Texas and California were locked in a tie in the 15- through 18-year-old division entering today’s second round of the USF&G Junior Classic.

Finishing at par 72 Monday over the 6,820-yard Lakewood Country Club course were Scott Frisch of Scottsdale, Ariz.; Jack Bendetti of Phoenix, Ariz.; Bryant Hiskey of Galena Park, Texas, and Kent Wiese of Huntington Beach, Calif. Six others were tied at 74 apiece.

Keith Rick of Boca Raton, Fla., and Justin Leonard of Dallas, Texas, were tied for the lead with 75 each among 11- through 14-year-old boys, while Adele Moore, 16, of Dallas, also had a 75 to lead the girls’ 11- through 18-year-old division.


NEW YORK (AP) - New York Yankees Manager Lou Piniella’s car, stolen on Monday night, has been returned by police.

Piniella said the interior of his 1985 Cadillac El Dorado was scuffed up a bit and that someone had tried to take out the radio.

The car was taken from a guarded parking lot adjacent to Yankee Stadium after Monday night’s game against Cleveland. Police reports said a witness saw where the car was taken, about six miles away in the Bronx, and took police to the vehicle on Tuesday.

Police returned Piniella’s car to the parking lot Tuesday afternoon, prior to another game against Cleveland.

″I’m just glad I got it back,″ Piniella said.


ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - The California Angels have retired Rod Carew’s No. 29 jersey.

The ceremony took place prior to Tuesday’s game against the Minnesota Twins, with whom the seven-time American League batting champion began his career as the 1967 A.L. Rookie of the Year.

Carew, the first Angels’ player to have his numeral discontinued, joined them in 1979, two years after he was named A.L. Most Valuable Player, and helped lead them to division titles in ’79 and 1982.

He climaxed his career last Aug. 4 when he reached the 3,000-hit plateau with a single against the Twins’ Frank Viola.

Carew, flanked by his wife, Marilyn, and three daughters, was presented with numerous gifts.

Also on hand for the ceremony was Angels owner Gene Autry, who recently underwent hip surgery.

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