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At least three dozen newsroom staffers were axed from late Tuesday by Wednesday afternoon — with nicely-recognized columnist Mike Lupica heading to the exit and columnist Bill Hammond reduce — as owner Mort Zuckerman embarked on a vicious cost-slicing mission. DAR ES SALAAM businessman, George Wakuganda, has sued the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF), demanding over 15m/- being worth of different sports activities gears supplied for three nationwide groups, after cheques issued for the funds bounced when they had been deposited in the financial institution.

Also getting axed were Assistant News Editor Jill Coffey, Deputy Political Editor Ellen Tumposky and senior Washington correspondent Dan Friedman. Visit us and sign in to replace your profile, obtain the latest information and maintain updated with cellular alerts. GIANTS Simba and Young Africans are anticipated to revive their thrilling rivalry when they lock horns for the primary time within the upcoming Premier League season on October 1, this 12 months, at 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 will likely be faster, sources told The Post. NEW YORK (AP) — The 105.1 mph pitch from Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman to Baltimore’s J.J. Hardy matched the quickest since Major League Baseball began monitoring speeds in 2008.

While the massive reductions on the cash-shedding daily were expected — complete circulation, together with print and digital, has fallen forty one % over the 12 months resulted in March amid widening losses, in spite of everything — the large number of cuts in the sports part had the jaws of seasoned journalists dropping.

While no division seemed to be spared, the sports activities section took the brunt of the cuts, with 9 reporters and editors getting tossed, together with Bill Madden, Filip Bondy and Teri Thompson, the sports activities editor. MAINLAND giants Young Africans will be eyeing nothing but a win to keep their CAF Confederation Cup Group A marketing campaign back on observe, after they host Medeama at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam this night.