TOKYO (AP) _ Former Montreal Expo Warren Cromartie’s two-run homer in the first inning helped the Yomiuri Giants to a 5-2 victory over the Hiroshima Toyo Carp 5-2 Friday in Japan’s Central League.
The victory extended the Giants’ winning streak to eight games and their league-lead to 12 1/2 games.
OSAKA, Japan (AP) - Saburo Fujiki closed with an eagle for a 7-under-par 65 Friday and took a one-stroke lead halfway through the Japan PGA Championship.
Fujiki also had six birdies and a bogey as he reached 36-hole mark with a 136 total.
Eduardo Herrera of Columbia shot a 70 to share second place at 137 with Hideki Kase of Japan, who had a 66 in a bogey-free six-birdie round.
First-round leader Tsukasa Watanabe shot a 74 and fell to a fourth place tie at 138.
David Ishii of the United States, winner of this tournament in 1987, was another stroke back after a 69 Friday.
TATSUGUCHI-CHO, Japan (AP) - Norimi Terasawa fired a 6-under-par 66 Friday to take a two-stroke lead after the first round of the AN Queens Cup ladies golf tournament.
Four other Japanese, Fukumi Tani, Atsuko Hikage and Kikuko Shibata, were tied in second place at 68.
LONDON (AP) - Wembley Stadium, England’s national soccer arena, will be the home field for the London team in the World League of American Football.
The 76,000-seat stadium has been the site of the annual NFL exhibition game for the last five years.
It was the setting for track and field events in the 1948 Olympics.
MILAN, Italy (AP) - Former NBA star Bob McAdoo is leaving Philips Milan to play for Filanto Forli of the Italian basketball league.
After weeks of negotiation, McAdoo, 38, signed a one-year, $600,000 contract with Forli. He had played four seasons with Philips Milan.
Filanto has been promoted to the top A-1 division this year.
Philips general manager Tony Cappellari and American coach Mike D’Antoni are in the United States looking for two American players for the next season.
Club sources disclosed that Joe Wolf, Steve Johnson and Sidney Green are possible choices.
BEIJING (AP) - South Korea beat China 6-5 on penalty shots Friday in the championship match of the Asian Football Confederation Marlboro Cup Soccer Tournament.
The teams went into overtime tied at 1-1, but neither scored in the extra session.
South Korea finished with four victories in four games.
HULL, England (AP) - Soren Lilholt of Denmark won the fourth stage of the Tour of Britain cycling race Friday, holding off the challenge by countryman Jesper Skibby.
The two sprinted for the line one minute and 31 seconds ahead of the main pursuers with times of 3:45.05.
Michel Dernies of Belgium held his overall lead.
Dernies and Scotland’s Robert Millar were tied in total time but Dernies’ better points score, achieved with higher placings in the stages kept him in front.