Daily News Columnist Mike Lupica Out As Zuckerman Swings Ax

Framingham walked off with the win on an error in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat Medway 4-three and clinch first place in the Central Mass. While no department gave the impression to be spared, the sports activities section 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 can be eyeing nothing however a win to keep their CAF Confederation Cup Group A campaign again on observe, after they host Medeama at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam this night.

While the huge reductions on the money-dropping daily were expected — total circulation, together with print and digital, has fallen forty one p.c over the 12 months ended in March amid widening losses, after all — the large number of cuts in the sports activities part 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 replace your profile, obtain the latest news and hold updated with cellular alerts. GIANTS Simba and Young Africans are expected to revive their thrilling rivalry when they lock horns for the first time in the upcoming Premier League season on October 1, this yr, on the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam.

DAR ES SALAAM businessman, George Wakuganda, has sued the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF), demanding over 15m/- being value of different sports activities gears supplied for 3 nationwide groups, after cheques issued for the funds bounced once they have been deposited in the bank.

For others in sports activities — like Thompson, Hall of Fame baseball writer Madden, Bondy, Hank Gola, Wayne Coffey, Roger Rubin and Stephen Lorenzo — the exit shall 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 quickest since Major League Baseball started tracking speeds in 2008.