At least three dozen newsroom staffers have been axed from late Tuesday by way of Wednesday afternoon — with properly-recognized columnist Mike Lupica heading to the exit and columnist Bill Hammond cut — as owner Mort Zuckerman launched into a vicious value-chopping mission. While no division appeared to be spared, the sports activities part took the brunt of the cuts, with nine reporters and editors getting tossed, including 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 campaign back on track, once they host Medeama at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam this night.

DAR ES SALAAM businessman, George Wakuganda, has sued the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF), demanding over 15m/- being worth of different sports activities gears provided for 3 nationwide groups, after cheques issued for the payments bounced after they were deposited in the financial institution.

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

While the massive reductions on the money-dropping each day had been anticipated — whole circulation, together with print and digital, has fallen 41 p.c over the 12 months resulted in March amid widening losses, after all — the large variety of cuts within the sports section had the jaws of seasoned journalists dropping.

Also getting axed have been 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 most recent news and hold updated with cellular alerts. GIANTS Simba and Young Africans are anticipated to revive their thrilling rivalry once they lock horns for the primary time in the upcoming Premier League season on October 1, this yr, at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam.