At least three dozen newsroom staffers have been axed from late Tuesday through Wednesday afternoon — with well-identified columnist Mike Lupica heading to the exit and columnist Bill Hammond lower — as proprietor Mort Zuckerman launched into a vicious cost-cutting mission. DAR ES SALAAM businessman, George Wakuganda, has sued the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF), demanding over 15m/- being worth of different sports activities gears equipped for 3 national teams, after cheques issued for the funds bounced once they had been deposited in the bank.
While the massive reductions at the money-shedding every day had been anticipated — total circulation, including print and digital, has fallen forty one % over the 12 months ended in March amid widening losses, in spite of everything — the massive variety of cuts in the sports section had the jaws of seasoned journalists dropping.
While no division seemed to be spared, the sports 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 likely be eyeing nothing but a win to keep their CAF Confederation Cup Group A campaign again on track, after they host Medeama on the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam this evening.
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, obtain the newest news and preserve up to date with cell alerts. GIANTS Simba and Young Africans are anticipated to revive their exciting rivalry once they lock horns for the first time in the upcoming Premier League season on October 1, this year, at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam.
For others in sports — like Thompson, Hall of Fame baseball author Madden, Bondy, Hank Gola, Wayne Coffey, Roger Rubin and Stephen Lorenzo — the exit will likely be faster, sources instructed The Post. NEW YORK (AP) — The 105.1 mph pitch from Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman to Baltimore’s J.J. Hardy matched the fastest since Major League Baseball started tracking speeds in 2008.