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At least three dozen newsroom staffers had been axed from late Tuesday by means of Wednesday afternoon — with effectively-known columnist Mike Lupica heading to the exit and columnist Bill Hammond lower — as proprietor Mort Zuckerman launched into a vicious cost-reducing mission. While no department seemed to be spared, the sports activities part took the brunt of the cuts, with 9 reporters and editors getting tossed, including Bill Madden, Filip Bondy and Teri Thompson, the sports editor. MAINLAND giants Young Africans shall be eyeing nothing however a win to maintain their CAF Confederation Cup Group A campaign again on track, when they host Medeama at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam this evening.

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 three nationwide groups, after cheques issued for the payments bounced when they had been deposited within 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 will be faster, sources told 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 began tracking speeds in 2008.

While the large reductions on the money-dropping day by day have been anticipated — whole circulation, including print and digital, has fallen forty one % over the 12 months led to March amid widening losses, in spite of everything — the massive number of cuts in the sports activities part had the jaws of seasoned journalists dropping.

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 replace your profile, receive the latest information and maintain updated with cell alerts. GIANTS Simba and Young Africans are anticipated to revive their thrilling rivalry after they lock horns for the primary time within the upcoming Premier League season on October 1, this year, at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam.