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At least three dozen newsroom staffers had been axed from late Tuesday through Wednesday afternoon — with well-known columnist Mike Lupica heading to the exit and columnist Bill Hammond minimize — as proprietor Mort Zuckerman launched into a vicious price-reducing mission. Also getting axed were Assistant News Editor Jill Coffey, Deputy Political Editor Ellen Tumposky and senior Washington correspondent Dan Friedman. Visit us and sign up to update your profile, receive the newest information and maintain updated with mobile alerts. GIANTS Simba and Young Africans are expected to revive their thrilling rivalry once they lock horns for the primary time within the upcoming Premier League season on October 1, this 12 months, on the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam.

For others in sports — like Thompson, Hall of Fame baseball writer Madden, Bondy, Hank Gola, Wayne Coffey, Roger Rubin and Stephen Lorenzo — the exit might be quicker, sources informed The Post. NEW YORK (AP) — The one zero five.1 mph pitch from Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman to Baltimore’s J.J. Hardy matched the quickest since Major League Baseball started tracking speeds in 2008.

While the huge reductions at the money-shedding day by day have been expected — total circulation, including print and digital, has fallen 41 p.c over the 12 months ended in March amid widening losses, in any case — the large variety of cuts in the sports section had the jaws of seasoned journalists dropping.

DAR ES SALAAM businessman, George Wakuganda, has sued the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF), demanding over 15m/- being worth of different sports gears supplied for 3 national groups, after cheques issued for the payments bounced when they had been deposited in the bank.

While no department appeared to be spared, the sports activities section took the brunt of the cuts, with nine reporters and editors getting tossed, together with Bill Madden, Filip Bondy and Teri Thompson, the sports editor. MAINLAND giants Young Africans will probably be eyeing nothing however a win to maintain their CAF Confederation Cup Group A marketing campaign back on monitor, after they host Medeama on the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam this night.